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The best way to approach the West Face is by walking around the north side of the Foundry area. There is no obvious path, so some rock-hopping is required. If you can find it, a low angle ramp is the easiest way up.

Ethic inherited from Joshua Tree National Park

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An enjoyable offwidth. Starts wide and leads to a wide hands constriction half way up the route before the angle eases back for some easy climbing to the top. Gear: Cams #1-6. Gear anchor can be made with some combination of #.5, .75, 2 and a medium nut.

FA: Todd Gordon, Alan Roberts, Brian Sillasen & Bob..., 1988

FA: Alan Roberts, Todd Gordon & and Brian Sillasen, 1988


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