Elevation: 4,227 ft
GPS: 34.01662, -116.1638
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Shared By: Mike Morley on Jun 15, 2002
Admins: Greg Opland, C Miller, Gunkswest, Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer Ski, 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.

31 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
 991
Toe Jam
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 156
Geronimo
Trad
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 1,600
Double Cross
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 522
Dogleg
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 260
Orphan
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 613
Sexy Grandma
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 138
Dandelion
Trad
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
 79
Judas
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 333
Bearded Cabbage
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R
 79
Band Saw
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 97
Route 499
Trad, TR
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 10
Bridwell-Sustad
Trad
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 71
Spider Line
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Toe Jam Old Woman - E Face
 991
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Geronimo Old Woman - E Face
 156
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Double Cross Old Woman - W Face
 1,600
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Dogleg Old Woman - W Face
 522
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Orphan Old Woman - W Face
 260
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Sexy Grandma Old Woman - W Face
 613
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Dandelion Old Woman - W Face
 138
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Judas Old Woman - E Face
 79
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 Trad
Bearded Cabbage Old Woman - E Face
 333
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Band Saw Old Woman - W Face
 79
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R Trad
Route 499 Old Woman - W Face
 97
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, TR
Bridwell-Sustad Old Woman - W Face
 10
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
Spider Line Old Woman - E Face
 71
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad
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