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Trashcan Rock Area

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Trashcan Rock Area Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 4,000'
Location: 34.0402, -116.1978 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Adam Stackhouse, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Jan 1, 2010

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Bouldering at Trashcan Rock, Joshua Tree NP. Photo...


Trashcan Rock (aka Quail Springs Picnic Area) features a traverse and several other problems on the front (east) side of the actual Trashcan Rock while the Forgotten Boulders are around on the west side of the rock on various small boulders near the far (north) end of the parking lot.

Getting There 

Drive 5.9 miles from the West Entrance and park in the huge paved lot. Several problems are on the large rock facing the road and the rest around the backside.

Climbing Season

For the Quail Springs Bouldering area.

Weather station 9.0 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',7],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Simpson Slap (V3), Joshua Tree NP

Simpson Slap V3 6A  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Forgotten Boulders
This challenging problem climbs a rounded buttress on sloping holds and palm-intensive slaps and is tricky for the grade, especially if the weather is warm. Starting from a good right-hand sidepull and left-hand sloper work your feet up to some good edges as you slap your way up rounded holds to some better holds near the top. This problem is best done on cooler days, as it's considerably harder when the temps are high....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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