Joshua Tree


Description: Joshua tree has been a training ground for many of the hard men of climbing since the 1950s.  I learned trad in the summer of 2008 and came later that winter. I was quickly indocrinated to the challenging style of trad they have here and it has become my favorite winter climbing destination.  I know it for its old school style of crack climbing, though it also has world class sport climbing mixed in as well.  If I can comfortable climb a grade at Joshua Tree than I feel pretty good about tackling that grade at just about all other climbing areas. 


My Recommended Routes:



Overhang Bypass

Toe Jam

White Lightening




Dappled Mare

Fun Stuff

Eff Eight - If you like the sadistic full on crack battle

The Gem

Double Cross

Sail Away 



Count on Your Fingers

Invisibility Lessons


Touch and Go

North Overhang



Stories by Scott Heinz ( Medical Moose Labs)

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