Elevation: 4,175 ft
GPS: 34.024, -116.178 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 48,350 total · 369/month
Shared By: C Miller on Oct 5, 2009
Admins: Greg Opland, C Miller, M Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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
 730
White Lightning
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 282
Dung Fu
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 94
Funky Dung
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 206
Feltonian Physics
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 23
Hernie, Hernie, Hernie
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 8
Ant Farm
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 342
Overseer
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 5
Smoke-a-Bowl
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 3
Man's Best Friend
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 280
Prepackaged
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 10
Rock Wren
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 300
Poodles are People Too
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b X
 16
Pig in Heat
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 3
Horn Dog
Trad
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
 9
The Roadrunner
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
White Lightning
 730
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Dung Fu
 282
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Funky Dung
 94
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Feltonian Physics
 206
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Hernie, Hernie, Hernie
 23
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Ant Farm
 8
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Overseer
 342
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
 3
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Prepackaged
 280
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Rock Wren
 10
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Poodles are People Too
 300
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Pig in Heat
 16
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b X Trad
Horn Dog
 3
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
The Roadrunner
 9
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a Trad
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