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Dissolution Rock Rock Climbing 

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Location: 34.02772, -116.14099 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: Dissolution Rock, Joshua Tree NP



This is a nondescript rock with a couple of good routes about a 5-minute walk from the parking area. If the routes were longer they would be classics, but as it is this is a good rock to burn an hour or two on.

Getting There 

Walk west from the parking area along a wash. About halfway between the parking lot and the obvious Indian Wave boulders, look up about 100 feet above the bottom of the wash. Dissolution Rock is a brown wall with two cracks right of a fairly sharp arĂȘte. The crack on the left is a prominent hand crack.

Climbing Season

Weather station 8.7 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Dissolution Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Dissolution Rock:
Life's a Bitch and then You Marry One   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Joyce leading with Lee.  Nov 2015.

Life's a Bitch and then You Marry One 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Dissolution Rock
This is the attractive looking hand crack just right of the arete. Scramble up an easy slab to the start of the crack, and then start jamming. Good climbing, but wish it was longer. Very soft for 5.7...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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