Urban climbing walls are exploding nationwide, and mountaineering clothes are showing up on fashion runways. But none of that compares to venturing into one of America’s national parks and hitting the rocks. So we took three premier climbers and a couple of cute friends weekend warrioring in the country’s grooviest high-desert town: Joshua Tree, California.

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