It’s that time of year! Avoid climbing at the Towers of Uncertainty and the Patagonia Piles areas; Nesting falcons and hawks have been observed on these cliffs. Leave ’em be, there are 4,789 other routes in the Park to climb. Not counting boulder problems.  Here is the Park’s release on the closure Also in Rattlesnake… Read More

by Bernadette Regan Since 2009, Climbers Coffee has served over 29,000 cups of coffee, cocoa, and tea.  Sometimes, climbers new to the scene will take a sip then expectantly smile bigger than normal.  They tend to expect that ‘Free Coffee’ means bad coffee.  Thanks to Friends of Joshua Tree, Joshua Tree Outfitters, Flophouse Resoles, Cliffhanger… 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