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This warm place on a chilly afternoon provides delicate climbing up orange rock.
Park at Echo Rock Parking Lot and walk under the EBGBs Boulder and around the right-hand side of Echo Rock past TS Special. Follow the trail across open desert heading towards the SW Face of Little Hunk, just before reaching this face cut to the right and scramble through bushes and over boulders to rach the base of the wall (faint trail).
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for SW Face Left (Trespassers Wall):
Torturer's Apprentice 5.10b Trad, 1 pitch, 160 feet
Trespassers Will Be Violated 5.10c Trad, 1 pitch, 120 feet
Compassion of the Elephants 5.10c Trad, 1 pitch, 100 feet
Groundhog Day 5.11c Trad, 1 pitch, 95 feet
Featured Route For SW Face Left (Trespassers Wall)
Groundhog Day 5.11c CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : SW Face Left (Trespassers W...
This sustained slab route, like most of the routes on this side of Little Hunk, affords decent quality climbing and sometimes engaging moves but needs a bit more traffic to clean it up.The 5.11 crux comes early in the vicinty of the 3rd/4th bolt but there's another tricky sequence (5.10+) at the 6th bolt and sustained 5.10 slab climbing with spaced bolts all the way to the top. This is a technical and sustained slab route that is worthy of more attention and with more traffic it will clean up ni...[more] Browse More Classics in CA