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BETA PHOTO: Rock #1 - Short Cake (5.10a) is the dike on the le...

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When looking south from Castle Rock this is the first rock one sees and is easily identified by a prominent dike on the left side of the rock. Be warned that the rock is rather coarse here. Descent for all routes on this rock is via a bolted rap anchor.

Getting There 

Located 200 yards south of Belle Campground.

Climbing Season

For the Belle Campground area.

Weather station 9.2 miles from here

3 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

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Short Cake, 5.10a

Short Cake 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Rock 1
This is the prominent dike visible on the first rock when looking south from Belle Campground. This route is a lot of fun - sequency at the start with the crux at the second bolt where you must overcome a bulge....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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