This wall is just up the canyon from the Atlantis Wall. It is defined by the dark markings on the wall that look like a tire tread.
Same approach as the Atlantis Wall but scramble to the top of the canyon and it will be on the left (east) facing wall.
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Treadmark Left 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
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Treadmark Right 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Tire Tread Wall
This route starts up the obvious crack system in the middle of the wall just off a boulder and right of a the "tread mark" and a large tree. Climb and mantel across four horizontals to reach a fifth and final horizontal where you traverse right and top out. This route is a little gritty which I suspect is from the lack of stars in the Vogel guide. This climb is an excellent alternative when the Atlantis Wall is crowded....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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