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The north Face of Snickers is a wall that is always in the shade and consequently nice on hot days. It is right next to the southwest side of Little Hunk, so it's a location with shade and sun in close proximity. The rock features a lot of good gray varnish, and is heavily lichenated in spots. Destination routes include the cracks Funny Bone (5.8), Norwegian Wood (5.9) and Don't Think Just Jump (5.10a) and Crime of the Century (5.11a). There are a couple of newer bolted routes as well - Humerous (5.10b) and Joyride (5.11c). This is a good area for children as there are no chasms or drop-offs and the car is never too far away.
Located 1/4 mile directly east of Echo Rock and south of Little Hunk. The Vogel book shows all routes left of "Don't Think, Just Jump" incorrectly. The Bartlett Book doesn't really show good detail of the face but is usable to figure out the routes.
16 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Snickers - North Face:
Funny Bone 5.8- 5b 16 VI- VS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Norwegian Wood 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Don't Think Just Jump 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Humerous 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Knightshift 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Crime of the Century 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
The Ridiculous Finish 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Joyride 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Time in the Penitentiary (aka: Two Flew the Coop) 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII E4 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Featured Route For Snickers - North Face
Norwegian Wood 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Snickers - North Face
This long and varied route, first climbed by a JT local and some visiting Norwegians, starts with a bouldery move onto a ledge and then moves up a right-facing corner with a thin crack that gradually widens as the corner gets steeper. Higher, pass a section with some gritty horizontals (stay left) and continue above in a hand-size crack that turns into an offset fist crack/ow at the top - despite the sound of it good jams can be had in the back and footholds are plentiful making it less of a thr...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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