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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.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Hemingway Buttress (East Face Left) :
White Lightning 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Dung Fu 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Coyote Bait 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Feltonian Physics 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Smoke-a-Bowl 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Overseer 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Golden Years 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Prepackaged 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Poodles are People Too 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Featured Route For Hemingway Buttress (East Face Left)
Prepackaged 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a 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
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