BETA PHOTO: The northwest face of Gateway Rock from the trail ...
This is the large formation to your left just as you leave the parking area to enter the Real Hidden Valley. There are many great routes including the fine splitters, In the Pit
(5.10a)*, Semi Tough
(5.10d)***, Martin Quits (5.10c)***. Broken Glass
(5.9+) and the False Tumbling Rainbow
(5.8+) are also good.
Park right in front of the Real Hidden Valley trailhead. Look up and left and it is the formation directly in front of you.
Weather station 10.5 miles from here
9 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]
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Semi Tough 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
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Solo 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a CA
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : Gateway Rock
This route lies on the northeast corner of Gateway Rock. Just as you walk into Real Hidden Valley (where the nature trail "T"s, look left and you will see this widening crack in a two-tiered, left facing corner. This is Solo. Named after Sorenson's free solo FA and in refernce to the short climbing film of the same name....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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BETA PHOTO: Gateway Rock, north face