Hemingway Buttress (East Face Left) Rock Climbing
"Prepackaged". Photo by Blitzo.
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.
Weather station 10.2 miles from here
20 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',12],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Hemingway Buttress (East Face Left)
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Hemingway Buttress (East Face Left) :
Dung Fu 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Funky Dung 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Overseer 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Prepackaged 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Featured Route For Hemingway Buttress (East Face Left)
Poodles are People Too 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b California
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : Hemingway Buttress (East Fa...
This climb is located towards the left end of the wall and lies just to the right of the obvious straight-in crack of White Lightning. This was the first of the many Poodle routes in Joshua Tree, and what it all means...well who knows, but this is a fabulous route. The lower (crux) section of the route is characterized by face climbing with small wires for pro. Not your ordinary clip-up, it makes you question how far you want to go off that last piece...higher, the difficulty eases until ...[more] Browse More Classics in California
BETA PHOTO: A 70m rope just makes it to the ground for a topro...
Geoff at the crux. He was kind enough not to plac...
Starting up Poodles are People Too!
Moving through the crimpy lower section. Photo by ...
Eric cruising White Lightning
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