This formation is about half a mile north of the parking area, at the south edge of a hillside. It contains the classic route "Morongo Man." The routes get morning sun. This area is included under Split Rocks in the Vogel guide, and under Loveland in the Bartlett guide.
Hike north from the Split Rocks parking area.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Morongo Man Cliffs:
Bird Eating Spider 5.8 Sport, 1 pitch, 50 feet
Morongo Man 5.11c Trad, 1 pitch, 80 feet
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Morongo Man 5.11c CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Morongo Man Cliffs
This is a superb big roof crack, with wide hand jamming at the crux, a great climb. Start up a less than vertical crack and climb up to the roof. You can use the wall for a while as you climb under the roof, but then you need to cut loose and do some upside down jamming until the angle eases to vertical. It's difficult to let go and place protection on the crux, but there is nothing but air to hit if you fall. This climb gets morning sun....[more] Browse More Classics in CA