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Split Rocks is named for the large split rock (go figure) immediately north of the parking area. Please do not climb on Split Rock proper.
The Split Rocks Area is located just beyond Jumbo Rocks Campground along the main road. Driving east, turn left (north) 1.2 miles past Jumbo, and park at the end of the cul-de-sac.
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For Peter 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a R Trad, 1 pitch, 50' Grand Canyon : Grand Canyon - West Wall (W...
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Rubicon 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Rubicon Formation
This is my personal favorite 5.10 route in Josh. You can rappel with one 60 meter rope, but the route has at least 40 meters of climbing to it. The upper half of the climb is a sustained and exciting finger crack with excellent nut placements and lots of amazing edges for the feet. Think carefully about how you want to protect this route since placing gear along it's entire length would result in totally unbearable rope drag by the time the crux is reached. Long runners or double ropes still do...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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