And so the business begins.....
Most easily approached by hiking north past the east end of The Blob
and heading slightly east once the open area is reached. The prominent overhanging east face makes a good landmark to aim for. The approach takes about 10-15 minutes from Hidden Valley CG.
Weather station 9.9 miles from here
10 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
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No Shirt Needed 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : Patagonia Pile - East Face
Lieback left through the large feature to a ledge. Consider backcleaning gear through this section, as one moves 10' or so right on the ledge. One could do an alternate, more direct start by climbing the beginning of Jugline. A very thin move or two leads to large holds (the taller you are, the easier). The protection is at the base of the ledge (Red Alien or equiv), a fall complicated by the pro through the lieback could be messy (PG, but not R).A sequence of hand/thin finger jams leads through...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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Patagonia Pile-East Face. Photo by Blitzo.