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Elevation: 4,224 ft
GPS: 34.01661, -116.16386
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This is the side facing the road and the one seen as you drive into Hidden Valley Campground from the north. The twenty or so routes on the face are a mix of crack and face climbs with ratings ranging from 5.2 to 5.11d with most in the 5.10+ and under range.

Popular routes here include Double Cross (5.7+), Dogleg (5.8+), Sexy Grandma (5.9), Orphan (5.9) and Route 499 (5.11b).

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Easily reached via a trail from the Hidden Valley Campground day use lot below Intersection Rock, or from anywhere within the Campground proper.

19 Total Climbs

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Location: The Old Woman - West Face Change
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Classic Climbing Routes at The Old Woman - West Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 1,774
Double Cross
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 571
Dogleg
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 277
Orphan
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 672
Sexy Grandma
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 149
Dandelion
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R
 82
Band Saw
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 107
Route 499
Trad, TR
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 10
Bridwell-Sustad
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Double Cross
 1,774
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Dogleg
 571
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Orphan
 277
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Sexy Grandma
 672
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Dandelion
 149
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Band Saw
 82
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R Trad
Route 499
 107
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, TR
Bridwell-Sustad
 10
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
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