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Areas in The Old Woman

Old Woman - East Face, The 10 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 10
Old Woman - West Face, The 16 / 0 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 18
Elevation: 4,227 ft
GPS: 34.017, -116.164 Google Map · Climbing Map
Page Views: 62,154 total, 330/month
Shared By: M. Morley on Jun 15, 2002
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes
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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.

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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
Toe Jam
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Geronimo
Trad
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Double Cross
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Dogleg
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Orphan
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Sexy Grandma
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Dandelion
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Bearded Cabbage
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R
Band Saw
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Route 499
Trad, TR
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Bridwell-Sustad
Trad
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Spider Line
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Toe Jam Old Woman - E Face 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Geronimo Old Woman - E Face 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Double Cross Old Woman - W Face 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Dogleg Old Woman - W Face 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Orphan Old Woman - W Face 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Sexy Grandma Old Woman - W Face 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Dandelion Old Woman - W Face 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Bearded Cabbage Old Woman - E Face 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Band Saw Old Woman - W Face 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R Trad
Route 499 Old Woman - W Face 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, TR
Bridwell-Sustad Old Woman - W Face 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
Spider Line Old Woman - E Face 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad
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