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East Wall (Diamond Dogs Area)

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L to R R to L Alpha
Barking Spiders S 
Bong Along T 
Bunnies TR 
Diamond Dogs T 
Guardian Angels S 
Lenore Goldberg T 
Lickety Dogs TR 
Lickety Splits T 
No-Doz T 
Teen Steam T 
Uncertainty Principle T 
Zardoz T 

East Wall (Diamond Dogs Area)  


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Elevation: 4,300'
Location: 34.00051, -116.14604 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Jan 21, 2009
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Description 

The shady East Wall (North End) is a large slabby formation with generally good rock and home to a number of popular (and runout) climbs.

Lickety Splits (5.7 R), Zardoz (5.8 R), Guardian Angels (5.10a) and Diamond Dogs (5.10a) are all worth a visit.

Getting There 

Head right from the parking area following a well-marked trail, pass the East Face, and then as you pass through some brush you're there.

Climbing Season



Weather station 10.5 miles from here

12 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',1],['5.9',4],['5.10',4],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for East Wall (Diamond Dogs Area):
Lickety Splits   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Lickety Dogs   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a X     TR, 1 pitch, 70'   
Guardian Angels   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Diamond Dogs   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Barking Spiders   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Featured Route For East Wall (Diamond Dogs Area)
Christa Cline powering the undercling.

Diamond Dogs 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : East Wall (Diamond Dogs Are...
Undercling/lieback the flake to a stance on the horn, load up some gear (pro to 2.5" works well) and then move up and left across the face to the first bolt (spicy if one considers the fragility of the flake). Continue up the slightly runout face passing one more bolt enroute to the anchors.Overall the pro is good but spaced and a good outing for a competent leader. Three stars out of five....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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