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South Horror Rock, one of the closest rocks to the parking area, is home to a number of fun and challenging routes that due to a minimal approach often see traffic.
Easily reached via a good trail from the paved parking area.
12 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for South Horror Rock:
Lazy Day 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Dog Day Afternoon 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Cactus Flower 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
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Lazy Day 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : South Horror Rock
Thirty feet from the left edge of the rock is this steep finger/hand crack that passes a horizontal crack partway up. Gear belay and easy walk/scramble down a low-angled ramp off the backside (climber's left). Although this route can be a little awkward in spots it's good fun and the short approach is hard to beat. A popular route and a good introduction to the Hall of Horrors. Three stars out of five. ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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