Goofing off on Stem Jem. I almost sent this probl...
This area of Hidden Valley Campground (HVCG) stretches from the Caveman Boulder
, which sits at the southeast end of the Old Woman, north a little to a little past the Stem Gem Area which sits at the southeast corner of The Blob.
Problems here range in difficulty from V-easy to V10 with a huge concentration of problems V6 and under. Standout problems of the area include Dynamo Hum
(V1), Stem Gem
(V4), Mumbles Mumblephone
(V4), The Yabolator (V6), Caveman
(V7) and Monkeyclaw (V10).
Head east from the Day Use parking lot and then make a left (heading in a northerly direction) following a paved road which runs through the Campground.
Climbing Season For the HVCG Bouldering Circuit area.
Weather station 10.0 miles from here
34 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',15],['1 Star',12],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in HVCG West
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for HVCG West:
Featured Route For HVCG West
Caveman V6 7A CA
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : Caveman Boulder
Start by climbing an adjacent boulder on the right side of the cave to access the huge starting jugs, traverse left on STEEEP jugs with bad feet to a cruXy low spot in the roof, finishing up fins and jugs. Downclimb and step off to finish at either the highest jug or at the furthest jug to the left.Traversing high at the start and utilizing the "hidden" hold, this problem might be V6, traversing low at the start is probably more like V7, avoiding the "hidden" hold is even a bit harder (IMO more ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA