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Submitted By: C Miller on Oct 14, 2007
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Description 

This is a broad wall directly behind the GoldenEye Spire with three recorded routes ranging from 5.5 to 5.11 in difficulty, but more potential exists.


Getting There 

Approach as for GoldenEye Spire but continue along the base of the north face and then head left into a notch between the Spire and the wall behind which is Water Babies Rock.

Climbing Season

For the Joshua Tree National Park area.

Weather station 3.0 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['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]


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Rock Climbing Photo: Water Babies (5.9) at the Safe Zone, JTNP.

Water Babies 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Water Babies Rock
The climb begins with awkward, insecure moves above a rocky landing - breathe a sigh of relief after clipping your first piece - a fixed pin. The fingery crux is next, after which you clip a bolt and then continue up interesting face (don't pass the "hidden" fixed pin) and two more bolts before running it out slightly on easier ground to a bolted anchor. All fixed protection on the route, but unless solid at the grade a toprope may be a good idea to fully enjoy the route. One star out of five....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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