This is the side facing into the campground and is home to a number of quality routes from 5.7 to 5.12a, and even includes an aid route for those so inclined.
Easily reached via a trail from the Hidden Valley Campground day use lot below Intersection Rock, or from anywhere within the Campground proper.
Browse More Classics in The Old Woman - East Face
Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Old Woman - East Face:
Toe Jam 5.7 Trad, 1 pitch, 60 feet
Geronimo 5.7 Trad, 1 pitch, 30 feet
Bearded Cabbage 5.10c Trad, 1 pitch, 80 feet
Spider Line 5.11d Trad, 1 pitch, 50 feet
Featured Route For The Old Woman - East Face
Bearded Cabbage 5.10c CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Old Woman - East Face
This is a fun and interesting route!Approach as for ToeJam or Judas and look up and to the right. You will see a upward and left-rising "near-horizontal flake" coming into from the far right side of the East Face slab of the Old Woman. Above this feature there is a single bolt in the relatively short and blank section of rock between the horizontal and a vertical jam crack. Only the vertical handcrack system is visible in the attached photo.To climb this route, scramble up and to the right on...[more] Browse More Classics in CA