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
49 Total Routes
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Cleopatra 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c CA
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : Sphinx Rock
The route starts on the north-facing side of a large squarish block on the left side of the Sphinx formation. Scramble up boulders to access the base. An easy layback/flake leads to continuous steep smears past six bolts to the summit. The excellent rock and moves make this a classic Josh friction route....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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