Trashcan Rock Area Rock Climbing
Bouldering at Trashcan Rock, Joshua Tree NP. Photo...
(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.
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
11 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',7],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Trashcan Rock Area
Simpson Slap V3 6A CA
: 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 CA