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Jimmy Cliff - East Face

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Bronto's or Us, The T 
Cliff Hanger T 
Dick Van Dyke TR 
Dike, The T 
Fiendish Fists T 
Friendly Hands T 
Harder They Fall, The T 
Third World T 

Jimmy Cliff - East Face  


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Submitted By: C Miller on Mar 16, 2007
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BETA PHOTO: Jimmy Cliff - East Face, as seen from the approach

Description 

The east face is home to a nice collection of crack and face climbs which see morning sun and afternoon shade. Harder They Fall, The (5.10a), Friendly Hands (5.10b), Cliff Hanger (5.10b R) and Bronto's or Us, The (5.11a) are all worthwhile routes here.

Routes from left to right:

Bad Boy Club (5.9 R)
I forgot (5.10a)
Last Minute Additions (5.6)
Wandering Swain (5.7)
Chilly Willy (5.11a)
Penalty Runout (5.9 R)
Sudden Death (5.10a)
Harder They Fall, The (5.10a)
Third World (5.9)
Bronto's or Us, The (5.11a)
The Dike (5.10a R)
Dick Van Dyke (5.10a TR)
Friendly Hands (5.10b)
Cliff Hanger (5.10b R)
Fiendish Fists (5.9)


Getting There 

There are three different ways to approach Jimmy Cliff, but perhaps the easiest approach is to park as near the gate on the Lost Horse Road as possible, hike west along the dirt road until the Ranger Station comes into view and then make a left which leads along the west face of the formation.

Another approach is via a well-defined trail which leads southeast past the Atlantis Area and then heads southwest to the formation just past the Aguille De Joshua Tree.

It's also possible to approach by hiking past the Houser Buttress Area and then following the trail as it heads northwest to the crag.


Climbing Season



Weather station 10.3 miles from here

8 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',5],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['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 Jimmy Cliff - East Face:
Friendly Hands   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Featured Route For Jimmy Cliff - East Face
No, it's not a hand crack.

Friendly Hands 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Jimmy Cliff - East Face
A fun, if short, route up the east face of Jimmy Cliff. An awkward start onto a ramp leads quickly to the crux moves pulling around into and up an off-fingers crack. Delicate liebacking with careful balance will see you through two or three tricky moves to easier terrain above. Protection is easy to place before starting the hard moves, but you may be above your gear before you can get another piece in.Fun route, it would get another star if it were longer (and closer to the road).There are few ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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