Rock Climbing in Joshua Tree
Joshua Tree offers world-class rock climbing in high desert monzogranite. Famous for its traditional crack and slab climbing, it is nearly 800,000 acres. It houses more than 400 climbing formations and thousands of climbing routes for all levels of climbing ability.
Photo: Founder of Rock Climb Every Day trad leading Touch and Go.
Joshua Tree National Park
Travelers from all over the world come to visit Joshua Tree National Park, each year. Its surreal and majestic landscape attracts campers, bikers, photographers, drivers, families, friends, climbers and bouldering enthusiasts. The entrance fee is currently $25 per vehicle and it is good for 7-days. They also accept the Joshua Tree National Annual Pass and America The Beautiful Annual Pass. Cash or credit cards are accepted at entrance booths.
Photo: Student and guide walking to the many massive rock formations in Joshua Tree.
Joshua Tree National Park is habitat for Joshua Trees, Yucca brevifolia, which is a member of the agave family. They grow in the Mojave Desert of southwestern California, Nevada, Utah and Arizona, at elevations ranging from 2,000 to 6,000 feet and nowhere else in the world. Joshua trees have unique spiked leaves and can live 150 years.
Photo: Students standing next to a big Joshua Tree.
Leave No Trace
Do note, Joshua Tree National Park is habitat for many plants, animals, and a valuable research area for scientists. During your visit, we encourage you to do your part in practicing "Leave No Trace" and help protect this fragile desert environment. Its weather conditions allow for it to open year round. It can get very hot, cold or windy depending on the season. Summers can surpass three digits and winters have brought snow. Being prepared will make for a wonderful experience.