UPDATE – athlete lineup to include Nina Williams, Brad Gobright, John Long, Jon Cardwell, Rob Mulligan, Ben Hanna and other pros stepping up for CLIMB SMART 2017!  Can you feel it coming? Joshua Tree season just around the corner… ticket sales for Climb Smart 2017 are approaching sold out. We sold out last year about… 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

FOJT thanks Kevin Powell for stepping up to improve the anchors at a popular feature in the Park, and for showing the way forward for climbers to work with the Park in wilderness fixed anchor management. Here’s a screen cap of his post on Mountain Project about the replaced/upgraded anchors on Room To Shroom and four other climbs… Read More

The popular Indian Cove accessible crag known as Rattlesnake Canyon has been closed to all access while the JTNP deepens the investigation of the vandals defacing rock and creating blight in our National Park. Here is what the mainstream media is saying http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-joshua-tree-graffiti-20130413,0,3668905.story This link will take you to the official announcement by JTNP on… Read More