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Elevation: 4,200'
Location: 34.01938, -116.16292 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: C Miller on Oct 11, 2007
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Scatterbrain Area.
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Description 

This area of Hidden Valley Campground (HVCG) stretches from just past the Stem Gem Boulder, which sits at the southeast end of the Old Woman, north to a little past the monolithic Function Boulder, which sits below The Blob's east face.

Problems here range from V-easy to V6 with a large number of problems V4 and under. Classics of the area include the Left Nixon Crack (V0 R), Lapse of Logic (V1), Bachar's Traverse (V4) and Scatterbrain (V6).


Getting There 

Head east from the Day Use parking lot and then make a left (heading in a northerly direction) following a paved road which runs through the Campground.

Climbing Season



Weather station 9.9 miles from here

15 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',8],['V2-3',4],['V4-5',2],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for HVCG North:
Pinhead   V0 4     Boulder, 12'   Pinhead Boulder
Holenoid (aka The Grundle from Down Under)   V0+ 4+     Boulder, 15'   Pinhead Boulder
Zippy the Pinhead   V0+ 4+     Boulder, 15'   Pinhead Boulder
Pocket Change   V1 5     Boulder, 10'   Scatterbrain Area : Hensel Boulder
Lapse of Logic   V1 5     Boulder, 13'   Scatterbrain Area : Scatterbrain Boulder
Slabmaster   V3 6A     Boulder, 15'   Scatterbrain Area : Hensel Boulder
Scatterbrain    V6 7A     Boulder, 18'   Scatterbrain Area : Scatterbrain Boulder
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Andre Khuu on Scatterbrain

Scatterbrain V6 7A  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Scatterbrain Boulder
Start from a high incut edge and slap, pinch and heel hook your way up the overhung arete to a finishing jug. Classic.A sit start has more recently been done at around V11 (?)....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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