BETA PHOTO: Mindless Mound-West Face
Southwest-facing, MM is a small, afternoon crag with easy access. Maggie's Farm
and Rainy Day Women
(both 5.7) are featured in the Winger's (the authors, not the band) 60 Favorites/Trad Guide to Joshua Tree.
Mindless Mound lies just beyond Left Hand of Darkness, and behind (i.e., south of) the Ken Black Memorial Dome. An easy 5 minute walk from the car on flat ground.
Weather station 10.3 miles from here
9 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
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Don't Think Twice 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a CA
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : Mindless Mound
This turned out to be a really good route. Interesting moves, bomber pro, and good rock. It is like a cross between Super Roof and Moosedog Tower. Climb the approach crack and lob in some med cams or a giant stopper or two. Get up under the roof and sink the bomber pro (2.5" cam) and suss out the roof moves. Get established in the roof and plant a 4" cam into the roof. Move right onto the face and after a couple of easy moves you are at a belay spot up and left of the roof crack.Belay takes stuf...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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BETA PHOTO: A. All Along the Watchtower 5.8 B. Rainy Day Women...
By Matthew Fienup
From: Ventura, CA
Jul 5, 2009
Descend from Maggie's Farm & Rainy Day Woman by using the Class-2 gully just to the west (climber's left) of Rainy Day Woman. From the top of Maggie's Farm, walk to the north (slightly right and back from the top of the route). Circle counter-clockwise around behind the back of the formation (descending gradually) until reaching the top of the aforementioned gully. Then descend the gully to arrive at the start of the routes.