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This is a cliff stacked with quality lines that more than make up for the somewhat lengthy (especially by Josh standards) approach. The rock is typically of exceptional quality with dark patina throughout and the cracks are often parallel, deep and smooth - none of that light-colored grain so common in the rest of the Park!
See the Walt's Rock page for detailed approach information.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Upper Walt's Rocks:
At Your Pleasure 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Where Were You? 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a R Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Upper Mojave 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
1995 Budget Closure 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 55'
Crack Queen 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
White Rain 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Mojave Queen 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 140'
Drag Queen 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
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White Rain 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Upper Walt's Rocks
White Rain is a fantastic mixed pro climb; one of the few to get 5 stars in Randy's guide book. The route begins on a large boulder uphill from Mojave Queen (5.11a). It is prudent to stick clip the first bolt before stepping onto the steep face. Sustained face climbing past six bolts on fine patina brings the climber to cruxy moves that gain the short finger/hand crack. A few challenging moves in the crack lead to the top....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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