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Short Wall - Left Side

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Belay Girl S 
Bombay T 
Calcutta T 
Double Trouble TR 
Face to Face TR 
Fluff Boy T 
Lateralus T 
Left Arete TR 
Left V Crack T 
Mad Race T 
Pfundt's Folly T 
Riff Raff Roof T 
Right V Crack T 
Step 'n Out T 

Short Wall - Left Side  


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Elevation: 3,000'
Location: 34.09258, -116.15368 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Dec 26, 2009
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Description 

This portion of the Short Wall extends from the Left Arete rightwards to Linda's Crack about midway along the face where the height of the crag decreases noticeably. Calcutta (5.8), Lateralus (5.9), Right V Crack (5.10b) and Belay Girl (5.10c) are some of the better ones here.


Routes from left to right:

Left Arete (5.10d TR)
Step 'n Out (5.10a)
Double Trouble (5.10a TR)
Mad Race (5.4)
Fluff Boy (5.8)
Belay Girl (5.10c)
Pfundt's Folly (5.8)
Riff Raff Roof (5.10a)
Yogassitoit (5.11 TR)
Bombay (5.8)
Calcutta (5.8)
Left V Crack (5.11b R)
Right V Crack (5.10b)
Face to Face (5.11c TR)

Getting There 

See the Short Wall page for detailed approach information.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.2 miles from here

14 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',4],['5.9',1],['5.10',6],['5.11',2],['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 Short Wall - Left Side:
Step 'n Out   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Right V Crack   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
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Climber leading Riff Raff Roof

Riff Raff Roof 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Short Wall - Left Side
"That's going to leave a mark." The moves were fun, but one key jam was a little sharp. This was the one climb in J-tree (I did 92 routes on this past trip) that made me wish I'd taped up a little. My non-taping parnter and I had matching dents/scratches after the pitch.Just left of the ever-popular pitches of Calcutta & Bombay there is a vertical crack going up 5 Meters to a roof, which you can jam and stem up and right to get through. Climb up and over this (crux, decent pro) and finish on eas...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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