Friends Of Joshua Tree supports JOSAR (the volunteer Search & Rescue in JTNP) very actively… but you might ask ‘What Does SAR do’? and ‘How do they do it’? Or maybe ‘How might I Get Involved’? JOSAR performs a crucial function in and around the Park performing searches, evacuations, and treatment on site of lost… Read More


Friends Of Joshua Tree, through several years of horse-trading and donation wrangling, has handed over the keys and pink slip to a sweet SAR vehicle to Joshua Tree National Park. The official press release will be coming out soon but you web-peepers and FOJT supporters get the news first! THANK YOU for your support in… Read More


From the bottom of our volunteer-driven hearts, we thank you for your moral, muscle, and money-based support in 2010.  It enabled us to do so much, despite the challenge of global recession, major changes afoot in the Park, and smaller donations coming into FOJT.  Here is a short (not complete) list of what FOJT was… Read More


Well we could talk about it till the Bighorn come home, but some pics can tell the story better…. see slideshow below! But suffice to say that the kickoff event for the 2010-11 climbing season in Josh was tons of fun, learning, gear giving and giving back to the Park in numerous ways. If you… Read More


OCT. 22-24 FOJT with sponsors Black Diamond, Adventure 16, Sterling Ropes, Evolve Sports , Nomad Ventures and Uprising and kick off the climbing season in Joshua Tree right with skills clinics, pro athlete presentations, swag giveaways, costume contests, a new festival format and much more! REGISTER HERE (Use the password ‘joshua‘ to get in if… Read More


You can wait to react, or be part of the shaping process of your Park. The General Management Plan process has officially begun, but it’s a long process and your thoughts on what can enhance the Joshua Tree experience are welcome: see this invite from Park Superintendent Curt Sauer. Let the Park know your thoughts… Read More


The kickoff to the Josh climbing season and the largest gathering of climbers in Joshua Tree, Climb Smart is the community gathering that combines education with stewardship, connectivity and inspiration to climbers from all over the world.  Of course it’s a swagfest too. Stay tuned (subscribe to RSS or check back often, or join our… Read More


LATE BREAKING NEWS!  LINDNER HAS TO BOW, and DEAN FIDELMAN STEPS UP Dean Fidelman has agreed to do a show called; Stone Masters, Stone Monkies and Stone Nudes. An adult rated show, it will include images of climbers pushing the limits both on and off the Rock! 7pm on Saturday @ Park Rock Cafe (6554… Read More