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Hall of Horrors

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Hall of Horrors  


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Elevation: 4,300'
Location: 34.0002, -116.1471 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Jun 28, 2002
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BETA PHOTO: East Wall (West Face)

Description 

Hall of Horrors is a group of rocks across the road from Saddle Rocks which are arranged in parallel fashion forming a series of "halls". This is a fairly popular area but it holds large numbers of people fairly well with the various faces of the formations acting as a natural buffer. Whatever sort of climbing you're looking for, be it moderate cracks, difficult sport routes or even runout slabs look no further.

Getting There 

Hall of Horrors is located on the northwest side of the Sheep Pass Loop Road. It is the first prominent rock area encountered on your lefthand side when driving from Ryan Campground toward Twentynine Palms. A prominent parking area with a bathroom on the left.


Climbing Season



Weather station 10.5 miles from here

82 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',29],['1 Star',39],['Bomb',2]
['<=5.6',6],['5.7',9],['5.8',7],['5.9',14],['5.10',33],['5.11',8],['5.12',5],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Hall of Horrors:
Jaws   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   East Wall Inner (Exorcist A...
Lickety Splits   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   East Wall (Diamond Dogs Are...
Lazy Day   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   South Horror Rock
Buckets to Burbank   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   West Wall Outer (Buckets to...
Nurn's Romp   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   East Wall Inner (Exorcist A...
It   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   East Wall Inner (Exorcist A...
Lickety Dogs   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a X     TR, 1 pitch, 70'   East Wall (Diamond Dogs Are...
Guardian Angels   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   East Wall (Diamond Dogs Are...
Diamond Dogs   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   East Wall (Diamond Dogs Are...
Garden Angel   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   South Horror Rock
Ledges to Lawndale   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   West Wall Outer (Buckets to...
Exorcist   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   East Wall Inner (Exorcist A...
Aero Space   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   East Wall Inner (Exorcist A...
Barking Spiders   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   East Wall (Diamond Dogs Are...
Dog Day Afternoon   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   South Horror Rock
Grit Roof   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   North Horror Rock
Jane's Addiction   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   West Wall Inner (Jane's Add...
Creature Feature   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   East Wall Outer (Creature F...
Cactus Flower   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   South Horror Rock
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Featured Route For Hall of Horrors
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Exorcist 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : East Wall Inner (Exorcist A...
Thin jams and a bit of liebacking up a smooth, thin crack characterize the start which protects well with wires and small cams. Higher the crack ends and turns to face climbing past a bolt which protects to the top. Rap from anchors on the ledge above with one rope. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of Hall of Horrors Slideshow Add Photo
Beavertail in bloom. Photo by Blitzo.
Beavertail in bloom. Photo by Blitzo.
Horror Rocks. Photo by Blitzo.
Horror Rocks. Photo by Blitzo.
North and South Horror
North and South Horror
Belaying up the second as the sun sets from the to...
Belaying up the second as the sun sets from the to...
Free soloist. Photo by Blitzo.
Free soloist. Photo by Blitzo.
Horror Rocks Northwest side. Photo by Blitzo.
Horror Rocks Northwest side. Photo by Blitzo.
Climb on!
Climb on!
Right side West Face of the East Wall.  Climber on...
BETA PHOTO: Right side West Face of the East Wall. Climber on...
Albert Rameriz on Aero Space in the background. 2-...
Albert Rameriz on Aero Space in the background. 2-...

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