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The Safe Zone Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 3,600'
Location: 34.0952, -116.0788 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Adam Stackhouse on Oct 13, 2007
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Description 

The Safe Zone is a cluster of large boulders, located up the next gully to the south of the Indian Head approach gully.

Getting There 

Follow the next gully south of the Indian Head approach gully to these boulders. 45 min. to 1 hr.

Climbing Season

For the Joshua Tree National Park area.

Weather station 3.0 miles from here

14 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',8],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',4],['5.7',2],['5.8',1],['5.9',3],['5.10',2],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For The Safe Zone
Rock Climbing Photo: Water Babies (5.9) at the Safe Zone, JTNP.

Water Babies 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Water Babies Rock
The climb begins with awkward, insecure moves above a rocky landing - breathe a sigh of relief after clipping your first piece - a fixed pin. The fingery crux is next, after which you clip a bolt and then continue up interesting face (don't pass the "hidden" fixed pin) and two more bolts before running it out slightly on easier ground to a bolted anchor. All fixed protection on the route, but unless solid at the grade a toprope may be a good idea to fully enjoy the route. One star out of five....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: Day's end at the Safe Zone, Joshua Tree NP.
Day's end at the Safe Zone, Joshua Tree NP.
Rock Climbing Photo: Not all rock at Joshua Tree is grainy...
Not all rock at Joshua Tree is grainy...
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking uphill to the GoldenEye Spire from Goldfin...
BETA PHOTO: Looking uphill to the GoldenEye Spire from Goldfin...
Rock Climbing Photo: The Safe Zone is the scattered boulders above and ...
The Safe Zone is the scattered boulders above and ...

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