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The Sentinel - East Face

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L to R R to L Alpha
Ball Bearing T 
Climb of the Sentry T,TR 
Fote Hog T 
Guard Duty T 
Hog Trough T 
Sentinel Beach T 
Western Saga T 

The Sentinel - East Face Rock Climbing 

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Location: 34.01344, -116.1712 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Dec 5, 2009


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This is the large face visible on the west side of Real Hidden Valley proper which sits just off the nature trail making it a favorite for tourists to watch climbers in action. The majority of routes here are moderate and of those only a handful see any real traffic, namely Fote Hog (5.6), Western Saga (5.9) and Ball Bearing (5.10a).

Routes listed from left to right:

Climb of the Sentry (5.5 R)
Watch Dog (5.7 R)
Sentinel Beach (5.8 R)
Me Mum Shit the Bed (5.11a)
Beauty and the Beach (5.9)
Life's a Beach (5.10a R)
Be Good or Be Gone (5.10d)
Ball Bearing (5.10a)
Hog Heaven (5.9)
Look Ma, No Bolts (5.7 R)
Fote Hog (5.6)
Hog Trough (5.10a)
Warthog (5.9)
Western Saga (5.9)
Celebrity Death Match (5.10a R)
Guard Duty (5.7)
Beefeater (5.10a)
Western Omelette (5.7)

Getting There 

Approach via the nature trail and head left at the fork aiming for the obvious large face on the left side of the trail. The approach takes all of 5 minutes.

Climbing Season

Weather station 10.5 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',1]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Sentinel - East Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Sentinel - East Face:
Fote Hog   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 2 pitches, 130'   
Western Saga   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 150'   
Ball Bearing   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Hog Trough   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Western Saga, Joshua Tree.

Western Saga 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Sentinel - East Face
This route follows a pretty direct line in a large dihedral, and then over a roof. It's on the right half of the east face of The Sentinel.This is a great route, with the crux in the lower half of the dihedral, and an incredible no-hands "head rest" just below the roof....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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