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Watanobe Wall 


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Elevation: 4,200'
Location: 34.01898, -116.16696 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: C Miller on Dec 27, 2009
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Description 

This sunny crag, actually the other side of The Orc Wall in Steve Canyon, is host to a number of fun routes with a quick, easy approach. Season Opener (5.8), Watanobe Wall (5.10a) and Come-n-Do-Me (5.10b) are all popular routes here.

Routes from left to right:

Wataneasy Route (5.7)
Watanobe Wall (5.10a)
Watasilly Wall (5.11b TR)
Yei-Bei-Chei Crack (5.9)
Teacher's Pet (5.9)
Hello Gully (5.6)
Open Season (5.9+ TR)
Season Opener (5.8)
Come-n-Do-Me (5.10b)
I'm Already Bored with the New Millennium (5.8)
Do Do (5.10a TR)
Photo (5.7)


Getting There 

Most easily approached by parking along Park Boulevard in any of several paved pullouts adjacent to the rock and following trails to the base of your chosen crag. The approach takes from 5-10 minutes usually.


Climbing Season


9 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',3],['5.9',1],['5.10',3],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Watanobe Wall:
Watanobe Wall   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Come-n-Do-Me   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
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"Watanobe Wall". <br />Photo by Blitzo.

Watanobe Wall 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Watanobe Wall
2 or 3 stars, depending on how the route is done. FInishing left (as shown in topo) is easier and less fun. Finishing right adds a second crux and is more sustained, singular and fun. Either way, the climb is a reasonably long pitch for J-tree and is certainly safe and protectable and accessible.This route is on the West Face of the West Side of Steve Canyon, facing Quail SPrings road. There are 2 sub-rocks here. The Northward of these is referred to as the Hot Tub, and the South as Watanobe Wa...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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"Watanobe Wall". <br />Photo by Blitzo.
"Watanobe Wall".
Photo by Blitzo.
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