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Submitted By: toddgordon on May 20, 2010
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Description 

These crags are located inside Joshua Tree Nat. Park, and are behind the hospital in Joshua Tree, off the main hwy. There are a number of climbs that have been done around this neighborhood. Here are a few of them.

Gordon Branch 5.10-*
crack (Faces the hwy)
All in the Family 5.10 b/c **
Hands over a roof to bolted face 2 bolt anchor
Early Retirement 5.8*
bolts on a slab buttress to 2 bolt anchor
Burkuleese 5.8
crack , located to the left of Early Retirement
All in the family, Early Retirement, and Burkuleese all face West.

Getting There 

Drive East past the town of Joshua Tree for a mile or two until you come to the hospital (on the right). A bit further down the road, you will see some crags off to the right. These are the Hospital Crags. Drive over to them, park, and hike over to them.

Climbing Season



Weather station 10.4 miles from here

3 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['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]


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Hot-N-Ready 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Hospital Crags
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I believe this is the crack left of Early Retireme...
I believe this is the crack left of Early Retireme...
Early Retirement on the right, and Burkuleese on t...
Early Retirement on the right, and Burkuleese on t...
The Great Burkulese himself peeking over the bush
The Great Burkulese himself peeking over the bush
Hospital Crags
Hospital Crags
Parking for the Hospital Crags;  be curtious to th...
Parking for the Hospital Crags; be curtious to th...
Tucker Tech on All in the Family
Tucker Tech on All in the Family
Unknown climber on what used to be called Family F...
Unknown climber on what used to be called Family F...
New routes going up, left and right. Photo by Blit...
New routes going up, left and right. Photo by Blit...
Again I believe this is the crack left of Early Re...
Again I believe this is the crack left of Early Re...

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