Login with Facebook
Hidden Slab

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Hidden Slab Leftmost Route TR 
Hidden Slab Rightmost Route S 
Hidden Slab Upper Tier Middle Route T 
Hidden Slab Upper Tier Right Route T 
Private Eye T 
Rodeo Doggie S 
Under the Radar S 

Hidden Slab  

Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Page Views: 2,647
Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Bob Gaines on Apr 27, 2011
Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Partly Cloudy
60° | 40°
Partly Cloudy
57° | 45°
56° | 44°
Chance of Rain
50° | 41°
Partly Cloudy
52° | 41°
You & This Area
Best routes for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Know the location? Show us! We need it for cool new features!


This 80 foot-high slab has four bolted slab climbs. It faces east and is in the sun in the morning, shade in the afternoon (after 3 pm in late spring).

Getting There 

On the east face of the main Echo Rock complex. Located 100 feet up and right from Bambi Meets Godzilla. A bit of class 3 scrambling leads to the base.

Climbing Season

Weather station 9.4 miles from here

7 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Hidden Slab:
Under the Radar   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Private Eye   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Rodeo Doggie   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Browse More Classics in Hidden Slab

Featured Route For Hidden Slab
Hidden Slab  A. Private Eye 5.10a B. Under the Rad...

Under the Radar 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Hidden Slab
The second route from the left of four bolted routes.Start a bit to the right, moving left to clip the first bolt, then climb thin edges (5.8) to easier slab climbing past 2 more Bolts. Traverse right across a dike, then straight up a steepening friction slab past 4 more bolts (5.8). The rock is grainy, but improving with every ascent....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of Hidden Slab Slideshow Add Photo
Dave climbing the rightmost route on Hidden Slab c...
Dave climbing the rightmost route on Hidden Slab c...

Comments on Hidden Slab Add Comment
Show which comments
By Arthur E
From: Madison, WI
Jan 9, 2013
I was here in early January and the slab was never in the sun. Just a heads up to folks seeking a sunny slab in the winter.