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This popular section of the wall extends from More Funky than Junky to The Sun Also Rises and is home to lots of moderate crack routes with a few face climbs in the harder grades. Some of the better routes here include White Lightning (5.7), Dung Fu (5.7), Feltonian Physics (5.8), Overseer (5.9), Rock Wren (5.10a), Prepackaged (5.10a), Poodles are People Too (5.10b) and The Roadrunner (5.11c).
Park in the large paved lot off the main road and follow the signed path to the wall. The approach time is around 10 minutes from the car.
Browse More Classics in Hemingway Buttress (East Face Left)
Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Hemingway Buttress (East Face Left) :
Dung Fu 5.7 Trad, 1 pitch, 120 feet
White Lightning 5.7 Trad, 1 pitch, 120 feet
Coyote Bait 5.7+ Trad, 1 pitch, 100 feet
Feltonian Physics 5.8 Trad, 1 pitch, 100 feet
Overseer 5.9 Trad, 1 pitch, 120 feet
Golden Years 5.9+ Trad, 1 pitch, 150 feet
Prepackaged 5.10a Trad, 1 pitch, 80 feet
Poodles are People Too 5.10b Trad, 1 pitch, 120 feet
Featured Route For Hemingway Buttress (East Face Left)
Prepackaged 5.10a CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Hemingway Buttress (East Fa...
This excellent route climbs the rightward diagonaling hand crack just to the right of Feltoneon Physics. Bring your guns for this sustained pitch of quality stone and great gear placement. Although the crux may be in the lower portion of the route, the ensuing pump will make the finish a challenge as well. Descend via standard rap anchors abeam White Lightning. Enjoy!...[more] Browse More Classics in CA