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Indian Cove Bouldering  


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Elevation: 3,000'
Location: 34.0933, -116.1585 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: C Miller on Apr 8, 2009
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Description 

This lower elevation area can be a good choice when it's cold and windy in the main part of the Park. Although bouldering here has never been documented in any guidebook it's obvious that limited activity has been going on here for many years.

The rock tends to be of somewhat lesser quality in the Indian Cove Area but thankfully exceptions do exist in the campground area as well as further afield.

Getting There 

Check the various sub-areas for more detailed approach information.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.4 miles from here

62 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',18],['1 Star',22],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',43],['V2-3',17],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',1],['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 Indian Cove Bouldering:
Strength of Steel   V2 5+     Boulder, 15'   Varnished Wall Boulders : Anvil Boulder
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Featured Route For Indian Cove Bouldering
Reaching the lip on No Picnic (V3 R), Joshua Tree NP  <br />

No Picnic V3 6A CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Picnic Boulder
This fun line climbs a slightly overhung face from lower right to upper left via incut edges, sidepulls, slopers and some cool moves. The only drawback is the poor landing which demands good spotting skills and several pads. * This problem isn't listed in the Joshua Tree Bouldering Guide but is an obvious line with some good moves that's worth a go when in the area....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of Indian Cove Bouldering Slideshow Add Photo
Another cool boulder. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
Another cool boulder. Photo by Blitzo.
James topping out on Try-Tip Sandwich (V1), Joshua Tree NP
James topping out on Try-Tip Sandwich (V1), Joshua...
A random boulder. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
A random boulder. Photo by Blitzo.
Strength of Steel (V2), Joshua Tree NP
Strength of Steel (V2), Joshua Tree NP
Bouldering on knobs near the Awesome Boulder, Joshua Tree NP
Bouldering on knobs near the Awesome Boulder, Josh...

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