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Foundry, The Rock Climbing 

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Location: 34.0148, -116.1664 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Roger Linfield on Jun 30, 2006


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BETA PHOTO: The Foundry. Photo by Blitzo.


This is a complex formation directly west of Intersection Rock. Much of it is broken rock, but there is a smoother section near its north end, and most of the listed routes are on this wall.

Getting There 

Walk west across the road from Intersection Rock. You can also easily access it from the road leading to Turtle Rock. It's just north of the road, about 200 yards from the main park road.

Climbing Season

For the Roadside Rocks area.

Weather station 10.3 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Foundry, The

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Foundry, The:
Jumar of Flesh   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Six-Pack Crack   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Featured Route For Foundry, The
Rock Climbing Photo: Bill Russell topping out on Jumar of Flesh, and th...

Jumar of Flesh 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Foundry, The
The obvious squeeze chimney starting with a couple of face moves and handcrack, pulling into the bottom of the chimney (a little awkward), then straightforward easy knee and foot chimney, ending with a short bit of crack/face (crux) pulling out of the top of the chimney section. Tops out on a nice big ledge. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Rock Climbing Photo: The Foundry. Photo by Blitzo
The Foundry. Photo by Blitzo
Rock Climbing Photo: The Foundry. Photo by Blitzo.
The Foundry. Photo by Blitzo.

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