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Vagmarken Buttress Left, Joshua Tree NP

Description 

This is the tallest and most impressive formation on the hillside and features several moderates worth doing, Wind Tower (5.7) and Vagmarken Buttress (5.7), both of which are over 100 feet long and offer excellent views of the surrounding area all within minutes of the car.

Getting There 

Park where available along the road and head uphill to the formation. The approach takes 10-15 minutes.

Climbing Season



Weather station 9.0 miles from here

4 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['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 Vagmarken Buttress Left:
Wind Tower   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   
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Louise Borda on The Wind Tower

Wind Tower 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Vagmarken Buttress Left
Another excellent Bob Gaines line, well worth the somewhat arduous (by Joshua Tree standards) approach and descent. Start about 20 ft. up and left of the gully immediately left of The Podium of Indecision. The route goes pretty much up the center of the face. Get a couple of good pieces in down low, then climb a short bit of run-out face on positive holds (fun 5.6ish). The rest of the route has very adequate gear, following cracks and plentiful face holds up through a short steeper crux section,...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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