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Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park is a rock climber’s paradise. With more than 8,000 routes in the park, there’s something for everybody. Widely considered one of the premier rock climbing destinations in the US, climbing with Apex Mountain School at Joshua Tree National Park offers an unforgettable adventure. Our 7-day itinerary is developed according to your objectives and goals. Lodging and meals can generally be specified according to your preferences. Apex Mountain School guides are committed to doing everything we can to ensure your visit to Joshua Tree National Park exceeds your expectations.

The experience of a lifetime

The landscape of Joshua Tree National Park is uniquely magical. Nestled into the Mojave and Colarado deserts of Southern California, this sun-soaked paradise is complete with fascinating wildlife, granite-studded hillsides, and elegant climbing lines of all types and difficulty levels. Rock art, including petroglyphs and pictogryphs can be found if you’re looking carefully, etched and painted on the walls and patina. We are able to choose from a massive number of phenomenal climbs, varying from single-pitch routes to three-to-six-pitch routes. With more than 8,000 established routes in Joshua Tree National Park, you can be certain that our guides will provide you with a memorable climbing experience away from the crowds. Choose Apex for your Desert Adventure. Satisfaction guaranteed. Advanced reservations are recommended, not required. Some personal items provided by participant(s); see the gear list below. Ready to sign up? To register, select a date and the number of people on the right. You may also call (970) 949-9111 or use our contact page.

What to Bring:

  • Changes in clothes dependent upon length of trip
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • 96 ounces of water per day
  • Food/Snacks
  • Hiking shoes
  • Rain Jacket
  • Synthetic T-shirts
  • Shorts

You may also want to consider:

  • Camera
  • Extra cash for souvenirs, food, etc.
  • Reading material (books, magazines, etc.)

Apex Provides:

  • All camping gear (tents, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, pillows)
  • Cookware
  • Professional guide(s)
  • All technical gear for rock climbing, rappelling, and canyoneering