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Submitted By: Roger Linfield on Sep 3, 2006
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Description 

This area lies to the east of Popes Hat. It is named for its signature climb: Big Bobs 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.


7 Total Routes


['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',1],['5.11',2],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

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

Big Bob's Big Wedge 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 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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