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About Real Hidden Valley:

Once a hideout for cattle rustlers, this area is home to numerous classic crack and face climbs of all grades. Fote Hog (5.6), Sail Away (5.8), Illusion Dweller (5.10b), Run For Your Life (5.10b), Clean And Jerk (5.10c), Bebop Tango (5.11a), Desert Song (5.11b), Leave It To Beaver (5.12a) and Bikini Whale (5.12b) are among some of the excellent routes to do here. Most formations are a short walk (5-10 minutes) from the car and each other along a scenic winding trail. Lots of climbers usually, as well as tourists so try to be on your best behavior in this area. Good bouldering is scattered throughout the area, with many new problems as yet undone.
Nearest town or city: Joshua Tree
Directions: Turn right (west) at Intersection Rock and follow the road to a paved parking area. A loop-trail leads through the enclosed (hidden) valley passing many formations.
Latitude, Longitude: 34.01218, -116.16810
Access Issues:
Camping: None
When to Climb:
Quantity of Climbs: Year

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Sail Away
Morning Glory
Illusion Dweller
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Forum Discussions (2 posts)

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With Replies Some Like It Hot, Sentinel Rock cgranite 2 Dec 21 2005, 7:08 AM
With Replies Joshua Tree Toprope Rack runningclimber 2 Aug 15 2004, 2:39 AM