NOW is the time to let those who manage access to our Parks know what you think about an astronomical increase in per vehicle fees entering the Park during peak season. The comment period ends NOVEMBER 23, December 22, 2017, extended due to heavy response. ADD to it, please.   Here’s the gist of what our… Read More


Friends Of Joshua Tree staged the best Climb Smart event to date, gathering over 300 climbers for a weekend of education, stewardship, comraderie and plain old fun both in Joshua Tree National Park as well as the Joshua Tree Lake Campground. Sponsors really stepped up this year led by Presenting Brands adidas Terrex, Gramicci, Sterling,… Read More


As funding becomes more of a challenge for all of us, FOJT is reaching out to you, our climbing community, for help. We are looking for knowledge on grant monies, endowment opportunities, donations, matching funds or work related charities. Employers could use our 501(c)(3) status for tax benefits. We need to find new revenue streams… Read More


Support all of our work to support Joshua Tree and the climbing community – JOSAR, H.A.R.P., Climbers Coffee, Joshua Tree Climber Stewards and Climb Smart! DONATE BY CLICKING HERE… Read More


Join FOJT, JOSAR, and the climbing community in a gathering hosted by Joshua Tree National Park! March 8, 2017 6-8pm at the Joshua Tree Community Center (doors open 5:30pm).  Let your voice be heard… Come and discuss the current and future state of climbing in the national park. Snacks provided. … Read More


The Pics are posted, the surveys are done, and the season is well under way in Joshua Tree… but it’s not too early to Save The Date for Climb Smart 2017.  Cut and Paste this into your 4K Digital Interactive Voice-Activated Robot Calendar ….  CLIMB SMART 2017, OCTOBER 13-15, 2017 (JTNP and Joshua Tree Lake Campground)… Read More