Elevation: 4,227 ft
GPS: 34.017, -116.164 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 97,678 total · 476/month
Shared By: M. Morley on Jun 15, 2002
Admins: C Miller, Greg Opland, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

Description

The Old Woman boasts several fine lines including the notorious Double Cross (IMO, the hardest 5.7 in the Park), Dogleg (an awkward 5.8), Toe Jam, the crowd-pleasing Geronimo, and if you're up to it - Bearded Cabbage (5.10c) and Spider Line (5.11d).

Getting There

From the bulletin board at Hidden Valley Campground, turn around and you are looking directly at the east face of The Old Woman. The right-angling crack is Toe Jam / Spider.

29 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Old Woman

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 763
Toe Jam
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 117
Geronimo
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 5
Sexy Grandpa
Trad
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 1,183
Double Cross
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 387
Dogleg
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 185
Orphan
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 445
Sexy Grandma
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 98
Dandelion
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 235
Bearded Cabbage
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R
 60
Band Saw
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 74
Route 499
Trad, TR
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 5
Bridwell-Sustad
Trad
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 45
Spider Line
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Toe Jam Old Woman - E Face
 763
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Geronimo Old Woman - E Face
 117
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Sexy Grandpa Old Woman - W Face
 5
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Double Cross Old Woman - W Face
 1,183
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Dogleg Old Woman - W Face
 387
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Orphan Old Woman - W Face
 185
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Sexy Grandma Old Woman - W Face
 445
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Dandelion Old Woman - W Face
 98
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Bearded Cabbage Old Woman - E Face
 235
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Band Saw Old Woman - W Face
 60
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R Trad
Route 499 Old Woman - W Face
 74
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, TR
Bridwell-Sustad Old Woman - W Face
 5
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
Spider Line Old Woman - E Face
 45
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad
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