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Towers of Uncertainty Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 4,300'
Location: 33.9666, -116.0862 View Map  Incorrect?
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Towers of Uncertainty. Photo by Blitzo.

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Description 

First area on the trip down Geology Tour Road. Look for pullout marker 3 on the right and park it.

Getting There 

Head south 2.8 miles down Geology Tour Rd. and park at a turn out. Then walk west about .3 miles to a group of formations that make up Towers of Uncertainty.

Access Issues 

This part of the park has been experiencing seasonal nesting closures. The usual duration for this restriction is from March 25 through June.

Climbing Season



Weather station 11.7 miles from here

51 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',19],['1 Star',26],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',12],['5.7',7],['5.8',5],['5.9',7],['5.10',16],['5.11',4],['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 Towers of Uncertainty

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Towers of Uncertainty:
Trench Connection   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Crow's Nest
Mauna Loa   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Lava Dome
Mauna Kea   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Lava Dome
Hot Flashes   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Lava Dome
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Rock Climbing Photo: Feel the Love (5.11a), Joshua Tree NP

Feel the Love 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Gravity Rock
Intriguing climbing up a mostly vertical face on high quality rock makes this one of the better routes in the area and one to seek out if climbing at the grade.Climb vertical face up good edges to gain a hueco and then make an athletic rockover move onto a small ledge. Higher an easy slabby section leads to the base of a grey headwall where more fun awaits. A few moves on scrappy rock quickly give way to much better rock and a committing stand-up maneuver past the 5th bolt, after which nice grey...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

Photos of Towers of Uncertainty Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Gravity Rock on the left and Lava Dome represented...
BETA PHOTO: Gravity Rock on the left and Lava Dome represented...
Rock Climbing Photo: A beautiful afternoon at The Towers. Photo by Blit...
A beautiful afternoon at The Towers. Photo by Blit...
Rock Climbing Photo: Evil looking rocks at the Towers of Uncertainty
Evil looking rocks at the Towers of Uncertainty
Rock Climbing Photo: Towers of Uncertainty from approach. Photo by Blit...
Towers of Uncertainty from approach. Photo by Blit...
Rock Climbing Photo: Towers of Uncertainty from near Lost Pencil. Photo...
Towers of Uncertainty from near Lost Pencil. Photo...
Rock Climbing Photo: Towers of Uncertainty area. Photo by Blitzo.
Towers of Uncertainty area. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Lava Dome. Photo by Blitzo.
Lava Dome. Photo by Blitzo.

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