Elevation: 4,175 ft
GPS: 34.024, -116.178 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: C Miller on Oct 5, 2009
Admins: Greg Opland, C Miller, Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Vicki Schwantes, Justin Johnsen

Description

This popular section of the wall extends from More Funky than Junky to The Sun Also Rises and is home to lots of moderate crack routes with a few face climbs in the harder grades. Some of the better routes here include White Lightning (5.7), Dung Fu (5.7), Feltonian Physics (5.8), Overseer (5.9), Rock Wren (5.10a), Prepackaged (5.10a), Poodles are People Too (5.10b) and The Roadrunner (5.11c).

Routes from left to right:

More Funky than Junky (5.10a)
The Roadrunner (5.11c)
Smoke-a-Bowl (5.9)
Rock Wren (5.10a)
Hernie, Hernie, Hernie (5.8)
Merry-Go-Round Broke Down (5.8)
Funky Dung (5.8)
Overseer (5.9)
Dung Fu (5.7)
Pig in Heat (5.10b R)
White Lightning (5.7)
Poodles are People Too (5.10b)
Man's Best Friend (5.9 TR)
Poodlesby (5.6)
Coyote Bait (5.7)
Such a Poodle (5.8+ R)
Golden Years (5.9+)
Feltonian Physics (5.8)
Gift Wrapped (5.10d TR)
Prepackaged (5.10a)
The Sun Also Rises (5.12a/b)

Getting There

Park in the large paved lot off the main road and follow the signed path to the wall. The approach time is around 10 minutes from the car.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Hemingway Buttress (East Face Left)

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 794
White Lightning
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 301
Dung Fu
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 104
Funky Dung
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 218
Feltonian Physics
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 25
Hernie, Hernie, Hernie
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 8
Ant Farm
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 362
Overseer
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 5
Smoke-a-Bowl
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 5
Man's Best Friend
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 11
Golden Years
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 304
Prepackaged
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 11
Rock Wren
Trad
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a X
 19
Pig in Heat
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 330
Poodles are People Too
Trad
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
 10
The Roadrunner
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
White Lightning
 794
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Dung Fu
 301
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Funky Dung
 104
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Feltonian Physics
 218
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Hernie, Hernie, Hernie
 25
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Ant Farm
 8
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Overseer
 362
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Smoke-a-Bowl
 5
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Man's Best Friend
 5
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Golden Years
 11
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Prepackaged
 304
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Rock Wren
 11
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Pig in Heat
 19
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a X Trad
Poodles are People Too
 330
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
The Roadrunner
 10
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a Trad
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