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Worthwhile Rock

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Worthwhile Rock  


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Submitted By: David Evans on May 12, 2003
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Description 

This scrappy little crag is actually a "worthwhile" destination for those into markoffs. There are twelve routes here and three of them have stars. "Slanta Claus Left" 5.8* and "Center" 5.10a* are good and the others are worthwhile. To the north about 50 meters is the route "Coming Up Short" 5.10a*. The funky pillar "The Woody" 5.5x is similar to the Aiguille de Joshua Tree


Getting There 

Walk around the back side of the Pep Boys Crag and head south on the remnants of an old road. Cut west over boulders and drop into the wash. This is the same wash that goes north from the Brown Wall. If you hit it right you will come out right in front of Worthwhile Rock.


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Weather station 10.4 miles from here

8 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',4],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',2],['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]


Featured Route For Worthwhile Rock
Cali reaching the crux - thin hands, no feet, supe...

Holden On 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Worthwhile Rock
Easy moves up to a ramp lead to the crux. Protected by a bolt, thin crimps and seams bring you to a welcomed flake to the top. Move fast or get flamed! ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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