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Hourglass, The T 
Lollipop Guild, The T 
Ruby Slippers S 
Toto Meets the Bighorn T 
Walkin' the Dog  T 

Southwest Face Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Blitzo on Dec 11, 2007
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Description 

This is to the right of the northwest face and is the first section encountered when approaching from No Place Like Dome area. The Summit block is split by a wide crack "The Hourglass" climbs the face to the left of this crack. "Walking The Dog" climbs the face to the right. "Ruby Slippers" climbs a slab on the far right of this face.

Getting There 

Follow Main Page approach description.

Climbing Season

For the OZ Area area.

Weather station 7.0 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',2],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Rock Climbing Photo: FA of Ruby Slippers

Ruby Slippers 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Southwest Face
This route is located below and 75 feet right of Walkin' the Dog. Climb a very thin slab past 3 bolts. Difficulty eases as one climbs higher. Have an attentive belayer on this one....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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