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Big Bob's Big Wedge  


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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.

Climbing Season



Weather station 9.3 miles from here

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]

The Classics

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- 23 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- 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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