A line of what is mostly a SoCal anomally, aka Limestone. While there aren't any caves, the rock is featured with feldspar bands, blocky edges, and pockets. This area is off the beaten path, though easy to get to, and does not see a lot of traffic due to it's relative proximity to the nearby New Jack City. For those who don't like crowds, I would suggest stopping by to check the place out.
One of the, if not the, warmest area in the general So Cal High Desert area surrounding Barstow / Victorville. The cliff faces due south. It can be windy, but on cold days the areas is perfect.
Drive east on Hwy 18 from Victorville, turn left onto Rabbit Springs Rd., turn left onto Kendall Rd., which immediately turns into Cove Rd., follow this till a "Y" and make a right hand turn. Follow the road till it curves left and you will see a dirt road heading straight towards a large dirt hill. Take the right fork onto the dirt road and drive straight to a parking area at the base of the hill. The climbing area is up on the hill directly above the limestone mine, about a 10 minute walk.
Long route that takes the left hand arete of the smooth portion of the Main Wall. The crux is crossing over the small roof at the top onto the headwall with the shared anchors with Ancient Chinese Secret....[more]Browse More Classics in CA
I just spent the day climbing yesterday, and thought I'd mention the fact that people climbing here are doing a terrible job of cleaning up after themselves! We got there at about noon and someone just left the area, and it was a mess! So remember that most of us enjoy the outdoors for its natural beauty. So if you can't clean up after yourselves maybe this would be the perfect opportunity to invite your wife to go climbing. If she doesn't want to join you climbing at least she can clean up after you just like she does at home!
Here are the actual gps coordinates. 34.516570 -116.992649 the ones on this site are well how would you say not that acurate by a long shot Prob two miles off. And if you are a gadget person and use that frequently it can be frustrating when they don't work and it should get you within 30 feet
Take 247 north towards the town of Barstow from Hwy 18 split Shortly after the school make a left-hand turn on a well marked paved road "Rabbit Springs" Follow Rabbit Springs Rd, west until you dead-end at Kendall Turn right (north) on Kendall and follow as it wanders around and turns into Cove Continue on Cove until it makes a right hand turn onto a dirt road Continue on Cove as it changes name into Vernada - follow until end