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The Purple Helmet Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 4,000'
Location: 33.954, -116.087 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Feb 25, 2010
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BETA PHOTO: Overview for The Purple Helmet, Joshua Tree NP


This free-standing spire has a single problem on it's northwest face, Purple Helmet (V1), that offers a nice elevation change and view of the surrounding area.

Getting There 

Approach as for Slashface and veer slightly right to the obvious formation as you get close.

Climbing Season

Weather station 12.5 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: Purple Helmet (V1), Joshua Tree NP

Purple Helmet V1 5  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Purple Helmet
Start up vertical slashes to gain a prominent black flake which is liebacked on the way to the top. To descend downclimb as far as possible and jump off....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: The Purple Helmet, Joshua Tree NP
The Purple Helmet, Joshua Tree NP

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By Mike Radford
From: Orange, CA
Apr 2, 2012
this thing is so grainy.

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