"The Towers". Photo by Blitzo.
The location of several fine Desert Queen Mine area routes. Do Xenalmorph
(5.10c) a steep and underrated face route and Death Rides a Pale Horse (5.8) a nice handcrack.
Procede to the NW corner of the hillside behind Queen Crimson Plateau.
Weather station 7.7 miles from here
2 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For The Towers
Xenalmorph 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : The Towers
This is a "trick" route, Hopefully you've been going yoga regularly, because this one requires a full body stem to a Jean-Claude Van Damme pose at the first bolt. Anything less than "Heated Advanced Power Core 5" will likely leave you ripped in two, unless you have freakishly long legs. From there its simple pulls through the second and third bolts to the fourth. Hopefully you decided to finish before leaving the ground, because the fourth is a horror show, with more than an inch of bolt v...[more] Browse More Classics in California