This large formation is notable for it's twin white dikes which are taken by the routes Right-Handed Dyke (5.10a) and James Brown's Celebrity Hot Tub Party (5.10b). The good views from the base of this area alone make it worth the short hike from the parking area.
Park where available along the road and head uphill to the formation. The approach takes 10-15 minutes.
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Caw Caw 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Vagmarken Buttress Right
This route is about 10 feet to the right of Thin Spin and is well worth doing if you're in the area. Start by climbing up a trough and come out on the slab. It's a little bit before you can get some pro in without worrying about rope drag. After that, there's a continuous crack (with others around) that goes up through the roof above. Good roof move and then follow the crack up and left above a bush. The exit has a bit of loose rock to watch out for.There's a crack above 20 feet back that y...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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