Happy bee and Beavertail cactus flower, Joshua Tre...
The Lost Horse Area covers popular rocks including The Lost Horse Wall, Hemingway Buttress
, Dairy Queen Wall, Freeway Wall, Shorter Wall, Tiny Tots, Atlantis Wall
, and others. Count on crowds at popular areas such as DQ, Hemingway, and Lost Horse Wall. Shorter Wall and Atlantis are popular with larger groups due to the high density of moderates. The South Side of Lost Horse Wall boasts some of the longer routes in the Park including classics Dappled Mare
and Bird on a Wire
(not to be confused with 'Bird of Fire' - that's in a completely different area!).
Lost Horse is located between Quail Springs (Trashcan Rock) and Hidden Valley Campground on the south side of Quail Springs Road. Approach via the designated Hemingway parking area along Quail Springs Road for the following rocks: DQ, IRS, Copenhagen, Hemingway. Approach along the dirt road to Lost Horse Ranger Station (several pullouts, but limited parking) for the following: Freeway Wall, Tiny Tots, Rock Garden, Shorter Wall, Lost Horse, and Atlantis.
Weather station 10.3 miles from here
508 Total Routes
['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',62],['2 Stars',223],['1 Star',197],['Bomb',12]
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Imaginary Voyage 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b CA
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : Imaginary Voyage Formation
You are made to respect this route early, as you have to crawl to the base, located in an alcove. The exposure starts here, with the alcove 30 feet above the talus, and the valley spread out a few hundred feet below.A stiff layback starts out the route, keep pulling until you feel the opposite wall at your back. Continue to the handrail, traverse into the light, and contemplate the move over the roof. The exposure is thrilling at this point, enjoy it. Pull the move, clipping the bolts, and c...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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