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The Old Woman - East Face Rock Climbing 


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Location: 34.01667, -116.16367 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This is the side facing into the campground and is home to a number of quality routes from 5.7 to 5.12a, and even includes an aid route for those so inclined.

Some of the recommended routes on this side of the rock include Toe Jam (5.7), Geronimo (5.7), Bearded Cabbage (5.10c) and Spider Line (5.11d).

Descent from this side of the rock is made from bolted anchors atop (listed l-r) Bearded Cabbage, Spider Line and Deviate.

Getting There 

Easily reached via a trail from the Hidden Valley Campground day use lot below Intersection Rock, or from anywhere within the Campground proper.



Climbing Season



Weather station 10.1 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',2],['5.9',0],['5.10',4],['5.11',2],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Old Woman - East Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Old Woman - East Face:
Toe Jam   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Geronimo   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 30'   
Bearded Cabbage   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Spider Line   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: John Bachar on Spider Line, early 1980's. Photo by...

Spider Line 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Old Woman - East Face
As soon as you step off the ground the fun starts on this one. The crux comes in the first 15', reaching to get established in the corner proper after which it's steep, fun jamming/laybacking to the top where a quick step left gains a ledge with bolted anchors. Yet another classic crack climb of the Hidden Valley Area - 4 stars out of five. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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The Old Woman - East Face
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Rock Climbing Photo: Sunrise on The Old Woman
Sunrise on The Old Woman
Rock Climbing Photo: Coolrap off of toe jam
Coolrap off of toe jam
Rock Climbing Photo: The rap anchors atop Bearded Cabbage, JTNP.
BETA PHOTO: The rap anchors atop Bearded Cabbage, JTNP.

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