Joshua Tree


Crag Rock Climb - Joshua Tree

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  • Fri, Mar 29, 2019 — Wed, Apr 3, 2019
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Rock Climb
  • Adults
  • Crag Rock Climb
  • Moderate

We will meet the evening of the 29th in the Indian Cove campground #34. 

Anybody wanting to join the trip should be a student or graduate of the Intermediate Alpine Climbing Course, the Crag Course or equivalent and be able to follow 5.7 consistently.  Participants should be able to lead on trad gear and will be encouraged to lead according to their abilities.  Participants need to bring their personal climbing gear and some might need to bring a rope.

We will be camping in Indian Cove outside the park.  Participants need to bring tents, sleeping pads and bags as well as their personal gear. We will rent coolers, stoves, kitchen equipment and chairs. Participants need to contribute their share to the camping and rental fees. Participants are responsible for their own transportation; this includes air ticket and a rental car. 

If you are interested in joining this trip, please send a brief climbing resume with your most important climbs of the past two years and at least two references, preferably from within The Mountaineers to



Joshua Tree

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

May also require:

  • Passive protection (e.g. 1 set of nuts)
  • Active protection (e.g. 1 set of Black Diamond cams, size 0.4 to 3 or equivalent camalots)
  • Alpine draws (e.g. 6 sewn runners with 12 wiregate carabiners)
  • Self-braking belay device like Black Diamond ATC Guide or Petzl Reverso
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