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Big Bob's Big Wedge Rock Climbing 

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This area lies to the east of Pope’s Hat. It is named for its signature climb: Big Bob’s Big Wedge – a boulder problem going out a long roof crack near the ground.

Getting There 

The easiest approach is from the eastern parking loop in the Live Oak Picnic Area – walk south and west from there.

Climbing Season

Weather station 9.3 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Big Bob's Big Wedge

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Big Bob's Big Wedge:
Big Bob's Big Wedge   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c V5 6C     Trad, Boulder, 40'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Big Bobs Big Wedge, Joshua Tree National Park

Big Bob's Big Wedge 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c V5 6C  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Big Bob's Big Wedge
This is one of the best crack problems anywhere. It starts out tight offwidth/big fists and fires out the slightly rising roof for thirty+ more feet of hands and fists, culminating in a wide exit that people overcome with various techniques probably mostly dependent on their hand size. The last moves can be committing.This should be on every wide-crack climber's tick list for Joshua Tree. The 5.11 rating is what's given in the Vogel guide, while the V5 is what's given in the bouldering guide ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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