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Roadside Rocks Bouldering  


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Elevation: 4,300'
Location: 34.02487, -116.18037 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Jan 31, 2008
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Description 

This section covers a large area from the Lost Horse Road south to the intersection with the Real Hidden Valley Road. A number of pullouts are available to access the various problems and most of the approaches are fairly quick with little to no scrambling.

Notable problems in this area are Chunkers (V-easy), False Up 20 (V0-), Dead Pinyon Crack (V0 R), False Blockhead (V1), Lip Service (V2), Yabo Roof (V3) and the classic JBMFP (V5).

Getting There 

Please see the individual boulders for more information. Most of the bouldering is, as the name says, "roadside" - so plan on a 5-10 minute walk max for most problems.

Climbing Season



Weather station 10.2 miles from here

43 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',20],['1 Star',14],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',10],['V2-3',22],['V4-5',8],['V6-7',3],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Roadside Rocks Bouldering:
Chunkers   V-easy 3     Boulder, 15'   Chunky Boulder and Trance S... : Chunky Boulder
False Up 20   V0- 4-     Boulder, 20'   JBMF Boulders : False Up 20 Boulder
La Migra   V2 5+     Boulder, 13'   Texas Boulder
Lechlinski Corner   V3 6A     Boulder, 12'   JBMF Boulders : JBMF Boulder
True Grit   V3 6A     Boulder, 16'   JBMF Boulders : JBMF Boulder
Yabo Roof   V3 6A     Boulder, 6'   JBMF Boulders : Yabo Roof Area
JBMFP   V5 6C     Boulder, 16'   JBMF Boulders : JBMF Boulder
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Featured Route For Roadside Rocks Bouldering
JBMFP Topo

JBMFP V5 6C  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : JBMF Boulder
This classic problem takes a proud line directly up the middle of the large boulder near False Up 20 (V0-), and sits directly across the road from Double Cross. Depending on how tall you are there are a few different starting holds, but thin holds are the name of the game on this problem. Don't breath too hard as you might blow yourself off the crux, but as you hit that last hold with your right hand, rest assured that the final throw for the lip might look far but that hold is huge!...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Last light over Hidden Valley and the Comic Book, Joshua Tree NP
Last light over Hidden Valley and the Comic Book, ...
Classic Melon (V3), Joshua Tree NP
Classic Melon (V3), Joshua Tree NP

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