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White Cliffs of Dover - Left Side

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Make or Break Flake T 
Nolina Crack T 
Perennial Favorite T 
Popular Mechanics T 
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White Cliffs of Dover - Left Side 


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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: C Miller on Jun 14, 2011
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Description 

Quite popular and deservedly so, this portion of the White Cliffs is stacked with quality routes in a remote-feeling but accessible location. Highlights here include Popular Mechanics (5.9), Ace of Spades (5.9) and Good Housekeeping (5.11a).


Getting There 

Standard approach from Quail Springs Picnic Area then head left along the cliffband when at the base. Plan on 30-40 minutes from the car.


18 Total Routes


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for White Cliffs of Dover - Left Side:
Popular Mechanics   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Ace of Spades   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Make or Break Flake   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Stone Hinge   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 45'   
Field and Stream   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 115'   
Good Housekeeping   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Conqueror Worm   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     TR, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Popular Mechanics 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : White Cliffs of Dover - Lef...
This route climbs a clean right-facing dihedral on the right side of the main formation. Start on the right face of a chimney and climb the thin crack up the corner. The crux comes early, with a long move off fingers, and continues directly up, on occasion using the cracks on the left wall. Bolted anchor/rap provides a quick return to your packs. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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By Mike Holley
From: Boone, NC
Dec 6, 2012

Go there!! It is surely worth it! Houndrock/Baskerville link up with the White Cliffs of Dover make for a wonderful freaking day!! Many quality routes on quality rock and it is normally far from the crowds!