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The Old Woman - East Face

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L to R R to L Alpha
Bearded Cabbage T 
Buttered Croissant T 
Deviate T 
Geronimo T 
Hinterstoisser Traverse, The T 
Judas T 
Spider T 
Spider Line T 
Tabby Litter T 
Toe Jam T 

The Old Woman - East Face  


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Location: 34.01667, -116.16367 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 Oct 18, 2007
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Description 

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.

Some of the recommended routes on this side of the rock include Toe Jam (5.7), Geronimo (5.7), Bearded Cabbage (5.10c) and Spider Line (5.11d).

Descent from this side of the rock is made from bolted anchors atop (listed l-r) Bearded Cabbage, Spider Line and Deviate.

Getting There 

Easily reached via a trail from the Hidden Valley Campground day use lot below Intersection Rock, or from anywhere within the Campground proper.



Climbing Season



Weather station 10.1 miles from here

10 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',2],['5.9',0],['5.10',4],['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 The Old Woman - East Face:
Toe Jam   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Geronimo   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 30'   
Bearded Cabbage   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Spider Line   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Bearded Cabbage 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  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

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The Old Woman - East Face
The Old Woman - East Face
The rap anchors atop Bearded Cabbage, JTNP.
BETA PHOTO: The rap anchors atop Bearded Cabbage, JTNP.
Coolrap off of toe jam
Coolrap off of toe jam
The Old Woman - East Face
BETA PHOTO: The Old Woman - East Face

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