The Old Woman - East Face Rock Climbing
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), Bearded Cabbage
(5.10c) and Spider Line
Descent from this side of the rock is made from bolted anchors atop (listed l-r) Bearded Cabbage, Spider Line and Deviate.
Easily reached via a trail from the Hidden Valley Campground day use lot below Intersection Rock, or from anywhere within the Campground proper.
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]
Classic Climbing Routes in The Old Woman - East Face
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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'
Spider Line 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Featured Route For The Old Woman - East Face
Bearded Cabbage 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b California
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : The Old Woman - East Face
This is a fun and interesting route!Approach as for ToeJam or Judas and look up and to the right. You will see a upward and left-rising "near-horizontal flake" coming into from the far right side of the East Face slab of the Old Woman. Above this feature there is a single bolt in the relatively short and blank section of rock between the horizontal and a vertical jam crack. Only the vertical handcrack system is visible in the attached photo.To climb this route, scramble up and to the right on...[more] Browse More Classics in California