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


It’s time to mark your calendars for FOJT’s Climb Smart 2015! OCTOBER 16-18, 2015 at Joshua Tree Lake Campground will once again be the climber kickoff to the season with Education, Stewardship and a Fun Time on deck for all attendees. This year’s event will feature more pro athletes, brands and opportunities than ever before,… Read More


Mark your calendars (OCTOBER 17-19, 2014) for the kickoff event of the Fall climbing season in JTree… Climb Smart 2014. A benefit for Friends Of Joshua Tree as well as JOSAR, this gathering at the Joshua Tree Lake Campground and Astronomy Arts Theater and various venues in and outside of the Park is simply an… Read More


JOSHUA TREE SPRING CLING Joshua Tree, CA  Join the American Alpine Club and Friends of Joshua Tree for our 3rd Annual Spring Cling Event!  One of the AAC Southwest Section’s best annual events, we gather en masse to lend Joshua Tree a helping hand!  We will be meeting in Joshua Tree National Park on March 22nd… Read More


  CLIMB SMART IS ON FOR OCTOBER 18-20 AT JOSHUA TREE LAKE CAMPGROUND AND FOR CLINICS, AT VARIOUS SITES IN THE AREA.  THE PARK CLOSURE DOES NOT CLOSE OFF THE CLIMBING COMMUNITY! Friends Of Joshua Tree, as part of a nationwide network of climbing advocacy groups, regrets the failure of our government to function just… Read More


We’ve opened our spring fund drive just a little early, based on Puxatawny Phil’s very scientific assessment of the arrival of spring… Help us build the JOSAR Cache, keep our website up (as you can see it needs some help) and come help us kick off the spring climbing season in person at the Spring… Read More


From our good friend and AF regional coordinator Jim Pinter-Lucke… Adopt-a-Crag * Climbers’ Festival May 14, 2011 8:30 – 6 Idyllwild Town Hall 25926 Cedar Street Idyllwild, CA                                                           Activities Morning: Trail Maintenance and Sign Work Afternoon: Climbing Shoe Demo, Stonemaster Book Signing 5:00 BBQ 6:00 Raffle and Closing This event is organized by the Idyllwild… Read More