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Brown Wall, The
Hidden Cliff, The
Lower Cow Rock
Otter Cliffs, The
Real Hidden Valley Vicinity
Sand Castle, The
Slanta Claus Rock
Sports Challenge Rock
Thin Wall, The
Three Pile Island
Tumbling Rainbow Formation
Upper Cow Rock
Wailing Wall, The
Real Hidden Valley is a circular-shaped area - I'm not sure if “box canyon” is quite the precise term for it, but hopefully you get the idea. It is home to some J-Tree super-ultra-mega classics such as the delightful Sail Away (easily protected 5.8 crack), the adrenaline-pumping Run For Your Life (5.10b scary runout face/friction), Clean And Jerk (5.10c crack), Leave It To Beaver (5.12a - usually done as a TR), the masochist's dream Fisticuffs (5.10b fists and larger), and of course the ever-popular Illusion Dweller (5.10b perfect crack).
A short walk south along the now paved road from Hidden Valley Campground puts you in the Real Hidden Valley parking area.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Real Hidden Valley:
Sphincter Quits 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a R Trad, 1 pitch, 70' Sports Challenge Rock : Sports Challenge Rock - Wes...
Illusion Dweller 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 100' The Sentinel : The Sentinel - West Face
Clean and Jerk 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 80' Sports Challenge Rock : Sports Challenge Rock - Eas...
Winds of Whoopee 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 100' Real Hidden Valley Vicinity : Miles Of Piles Rock - West ...
Leave it to Beaver (aka The Beaver) 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 70' Sports Challenge Rock : Sports Challenge Rock - Eas...
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Loose Lady 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Houser Buttress
Seven bolts protect steep edges/smears up this exposed and fun route with the crux coming early on. Well protected, but not quite a sport route. A bolted anchor/rap is on top (90'). Take care if using a 50 meter rope and rap down the center of the formation, not down the route, as it's more than 80' down the route.A standout climb with a short approach, exciting friction and great position make this a very popular route, so plan accordingly. loooooooose lady... photo by Eric Horst ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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