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About New Jack City:

More than 350 sport climbs for climbers of all abilities (5.6-5.13d) scattered across a prehistoric-looking landscape near Barstow. Located in the high desert, the climbing season runs fall through spring and although winter days can be cold they often are climbable and pleasant in the sun . The rock is an unusual metamorphic rock of volcanic origin which has weathered into an amazing array of formations offering a variety of holds - edges, crimps, jugs, pockets, huecos and underclings. The climbing is typically steep and varied and requires both strength as well as technique to succeed.
Nearest town or city: Barstow
Directions: From I-15, exit Barstow Rd. (Hwy 247). Take Hwy 247 South for about 15 mi. Turn right(west) onto an unnamed dirt road at mile marker 63.0. Follow this road for 1.0 miles, then bear left and follow the road for 0.6 miles to the main parking area.
Latitude, Longitude: 34.66627, -116.97838
Access Issues:
Camping: Free
When to Climb: Autumn Spring Winter
Quantity of Climbs: Year

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Forum Discussions (See all 48 posts )

  Subject Author Replies Last Post
No Replies New Jack City Guidebook drjman 0 Mar 15 2016, 6:43 PM
No Replies New bolts to the right of 3 giant steps lucky 0 May 01 2012, 12:17 AM
No Replies Rock quality after rain question kathtam 0 Jan 21 2012, 6:56 PM
With Replies Boy Scout Wall - Cool Enough - anchor groove Andiran17 2 Nov 17 2011, 9:30 PM
No Replies Left sleeping bag and pad berlindx 0 Nov 05 2011, 11:26 PM
With Replies dogs at New Jack caysedave 1 Nov 10 2011, 7:56 PM
No Replies sawtooth canyon dezertrat25 0 Oct 19 2010, 4:19 AM
No Replies Found: jacket at New Jack City climbingfoo 0 May 03 2010, 3:39 PM
With Replies New Jack City 5/1-5/2 Weekend climbingfoo 2 May 03 2010, 5:40 PM
No Replies Crag in front of Ravens Rock RNclimber 0 Mar 06 2010, 11:26 PM
With Replies Climbing tomorrow 3/5/10 RNclimber 1 Mar 05 2010, 7:27 AM
No Replies Wind and New Jack Colin496 0 May 04 2009, 5:09 PM
No Replies snow at new jack city lucky 0 Dec 18 2008, 2:39 AM
No Replies Found: Kids shirt steple 0 Nov 17 2008, 1:38 AM
With Replies lost shoe @ predator wall (NJC) thenewestnoise 1 Jul 19 2009, 5:30 AM