The Old Woman - East Face
This is the side facing into the campground and is home to a number of quality routes from 5.7 to 5.12a, and even includes an aid route for those so inclined.
Some of the recommended routes on this side of the rock include Toe Jam
(5.7), Bearded Cabbage
(5.10c) and Spider Line
Descent from this side of the rock is made from bolted anchors atop (listed l-r) Bearded Cabbage, Spider Line and Deviate.
Easily reached via a trail from the Hidden Valley Campground day use lot below Intersection Rock, or from anywhere within the Campground proper.
Weather station 10.1 miles from here
10 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Old Woman - East Face:
Toe Jam 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Geronimo 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Spider Line 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
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Spider Line 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a CA
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : The Old Woman - East Face
As soon as you step off the ground the fun starts on this one. The crux comes in the first 15', reaching to get established in the corner proper after which it's steep, fun jamming/laybacking to the top where a quick step left gains a ledge with bolted anchors. Yet another classic crack climb of the Hidden Valley Area - 4 stars out of five. ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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