Drive east past Echo Tee for about 0.5 miles along the Bighorn Pass Road, as if heading to Barker Dam, and park in any of several turnouts. From here a marked trail heads south along the edge of the hillside to the various climbing areas. Plan on 5-20 minutes approach depending upon which crag you plan on visiting.
Weather station 9.7 miles from here
61 Total Routes
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Fitzroy Was Here 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b CA
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : Cerro Torre Tower
The main line up the Cerro Torre tower, this route starts up a finger crack and finishes on some spicy slab/face climbing.The route starts to the left of the obvious chimney on the tower. Climb up the short finger crack to a ledge. Traverse right on very lose rock to the first bolt, then proceed up and right past three more bolts to the top.The crux is between the first and second bolt - do not pull too hard on those flakes!Note that the picture in Vogel's 1992 guide shows the climb going up t...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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