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Short Wall - Left Side

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Belay Girl S 
Bombay T 
Calcutta T 
Double Trouble TR 
Face to Face TR 
Fluff Boy T 
Lateralus T 
Left Arete TR 
Left V Crack T 
Mad Race T 
Pfundt's Folly T 
Riff Raff Roof T 
Right V Crack T 
Step 'n Out T 

Short Wall - Left Side Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 3,000'
Location: 34.09258, -116.15368 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 Dec 26, 2009
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This portion of the Short Wall extends from the Left Arete rightwards to Linda's Crack about midway along the face where the height of the crag decreases noticeably. Calcutta (5.8), Lateralus (5.9), Right V Crack (5.10b) and Belay Girl (5.10c) are some of the better ones here.

Routes from left to right:

Left Arete (5.10d TR)
Step 'n Out (5.10a)
Double Trouble (5.10a TR)
Mad Race (5.4)
Fluff Boy (5.8)
Belay Girl (5.10c)
Pfundt's Folly (5.8)
Riff Raff Roof (5.10a)
Yogassitoit (5.11 TR)
Bombay (5.8)
Calcutta (5.8)
Left V Crack (5.11b R)
Right V Crack (5.10b)
Face to Face (5.11c TR)

Getting There 

See the Short Wall page for detailed approach information.

Climbing Season

Weather station 6.2 miles from here

14 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Short Wall - Left Side

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Short Wall - Left Side:
Lateralus   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 190'   
Step 'n Out   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Right V Crack   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Belay girl

Belay Girl 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Short Wall - Left Side
Located on the taller left side of the Short Wall about twenty feet right of an crack/break in the wall - Mad Race (5.4). Scramble onto a ledge at the base and set a belay. The first bolt is up high, so get the tallest person in your party to clip it if you can. The moves come at you from the time you start to the very end and are thin, tenuous and somewhat improbable. Being tall and/or having a long reach is especially helpful on this route. The rating may seem a bit of a sandba...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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