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The Trad Crag Rock Climbing 

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Location: 34.07265, -116.14076 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: David Evans on Apr 28, 2003
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This large (200'+) broad formation is the single largest in the Valley of the Kings. It lies up, left and behind The Helmet. The far left side has The Arrowhead with the unusual and beautiful Firewater Chimney 5.10b. It faces north and is in the shade all the time.

Getting There 

See the detailed approach info for Valley of the Kings.

Climbing Season

For the Rattlesnake Canyon area.

Weather station 6.4 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in The Trad Crag

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Trad Crag:
The Sanga's On Fire   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 160'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: The finger crack splits the right side of the whit...

The Sanga's On Fire 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Trad Crag
The crag is split by a large ledge system. This finger crack starts off a 20' flake off the ledge. The clean finger crack arches up the white/gray varnished face to a ledge 40' below the top. This quality pitch is ~100' long. A short steep 5.8 hand crack takes one to the top. We did a long rappel off runners on two knobs to the right of the crack....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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