Hemingway Buttress (East Face Center) Rock Climbing
The first crux of the climb. Pic by Kris Solem.
Park in the large paved lot off the main road and follow the signed path to the wall. The approach time is around 10 minutes from the car.
Weather station 10.2 miles from here
10 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',7],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Hemingway Buttress (East Face Center)
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Hemingway Buttress (East Face Center):
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Scary Poodles 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c CA
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : Hemingway Buttress (East Fa...
The premiere route on the wall, this stellar line is classic Josh. Found in the center of the formation, this lies just right of a chimney and is identified by left- slanting thin cracks in brown rock. The moves aren't that difficult, but the trick is hanging out long enough to wiggle the gear in. A pin protects the lower crux, although there is another tricky section just below the top. Mostly face climbing with gear, this is like an advanced version of Poodles Are People Too, which lies furt...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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