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The Seitch Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Blitzo on Nov 9, 2007
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BETA PHOTO: Unknown route up the crack to chains

Description 

The Seitch is the next large rock, about 150 yards to the north of Bobcat Rock. There is a smaller tri-summited rock (Patch Dome) at it's northwest end. The Seitch is about 450 yards north of Brownie Girl Dome.
It's pretty big for Joshua Tree, over one hundred feet high. Several routes exist.
Only a couple are mentioned in the JTW guide.
More info would be nice, if anyone has any.



Getting There 

From Key's Corner/Wonderland trail parking, follow the Wonderland trail until just before it passes the nearest rocks. Head north passing Brownie Girl Dome and then Bobcat Rock. The Seitch will be the next obvious, large formation.

Climbing Season

For the North Wonderland Approach area.

Weather station 8.7 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Seitch

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Seitch:
The Shiv   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Bolted route(s) on The Seitch

Seitch Tactics 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Seitch
Climb up over easier rock to get to the first bolt. Face climb over the bulges and make your way past the crux at the main roof. After the last bolt, get gear where you can and continue up to the bolted anchor....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Rock Climbing Photo: The Seitch
BETA PHOTO: The Seitch
Rock Climbing Photo: The Seitch-southwest side, I think. Photo by Blitz...
The Seitch-southwest side, I think. Photo by Blitz...

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