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The Minge is the formation to the east of Indian Head. Several good routes have been done.

Getting There 

Hike up the Indian Head Gully, until below The Minge and Everybody But Larry Rocks and head up to them.

Climbing Season

For the Joshua Tree National Park area.

Weather station 2.5 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Featured Route For The Minge

Fried Okra 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Minge
This 3 bolt climb goes up the face on the formation above Feck and Big Ass Ellie May. There is a large boulder on top to use for an anchor. After you tunnel through the chimney section, just hike to the left about 10 yards and you'll see the climb....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: Feck and Big Ass Elie May.
Feck and Big Ass Elie May.
Rock Climbing Photo: The Minge
The Minge
Rock Climbing Photo: Lukachukai  (5.7)
Lukachukai (5.7)
Rock Climbing Photo: Woody Stark, climbing on The Minge. Photo by Blitz...
Woody Stark, climbing on The Minge. Photo by Blitz...
Rock Climbing Photo: Climbing on The Minge. Photo by Blitzo.
Climbing on The Minge. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: The Minge. Photo by Blitzo.
The Minge. Photo by Blitzo.

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By toddgordon Gordon
From: Joshua Tree, California
May 19, 2010
Here are some more climbs that are up at the Minge.
Feck 5.10-
Big Ass Ellie May 5.9
These 2 climbs are located on a small boulder in front of the climb Lukachukai. The area is the cliffs and boulders on the right just before you get to Indian Head. Both have one bolt at the start. Feck is the right climb. Both climbs face East.
May a Dick Grow Out of Your Forehead 5.9*
4 bolts to 2 bolt anchor. Indian Head
Henry Moore 5.8
1 or 2 bolts. Anchor is sling on horn Indian Head Area Located between Open Winfrey and May a Dick Grow Our Of Your Forehead.
Lukachukai 5.7 *
3 or 4 bolts to 2 bolt anchor Indian Head Area
By toddgordon Gordon
From: Joshua Tree, California
May 19, 2010
And more;

Tart And Tiny 5.7 *
This is a 3 bolt climb on the rock the is just east of Open Winfrey. The rock is reached by hiking through the tunnel, and as you exit the tunnel, it's on your right. It has this bolted face on it's right side, a crack which doesn't reach the ground, but bi-sects the formation (Chubs), and an excellent ( un-named) TR on it's left side. There are 2 bolts on the top .

Chubs. 5.7*
Climb up to the 2nd bolt of Tart and Tiny, and traverse left into the obvious crack system. Rap from the Tart and Tiny anchors.

Un-named 5.10+**

This climb goes up the left side of the face on small holds. I believe it has it's own anchor on top.

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