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Sheep Pass CG Area

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Sheep Pass CG Area  


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Elevation: 4,500'
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Aug 26, 2008
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Description 

Covers the Sheep Pass Group Camp and the Small World Area which sits across the road from the entrance to Sheep Pass CG.

Notable in this area are the Wailing Sax Wall with it's multitude of moderate cracks and the Small World Cliff which has a handful of fun cracks and face routes.

Getting There 

Sheep Pass Group Camp is located just east of the Ryan Mountain trailhead on the south side of the road; the Small World Cliff is across the paved road from the Campground and has a small dirt pullout with room for several vehicles.

Climbing Season



Weather station 10.6 miles from here

33 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',19],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',7],['5.7',6],['5.8',6],['5.9',2],['5.10',9],['5.11',3],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['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 Sheep Pass CG Area:
Take Five   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Wailing Sax Wall
Small World   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Small World Cliff
Maiden Voyage   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Wailing Sax Wall
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Featured Route For Sheep Pass CG Area
Nathan Fitzhugh on Made in the USA (5.11a).

Made In The USA 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Wailing Sax Wall
Start about 15 feet down and right from Take Five, and just left of Maiden Voyage. Climb up to and over a small roof, then follow a seam past 5 bolts to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Formations near Sheep Pass Campground, Joshua Tree NP
Formations near Sheep Pass Campground, Joshua Tree...
Agina Sedler and Nathan Fitzhugh on a Pinnacle on the South/West approach to the Wailing Sax Wall.
Agina Sedler and Nathan Fitzhugh on a Pinnacle on ...

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