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Lunch Rock  


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Elevation: 7,000'
Location: 33.7602, -116.6859 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Apr 30, 2012
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Description 

Lunch rock is often overlooked as a place to climb, which is odd since almost everyone visiting Taquitz walks passed it on the way to the crag.

The rock is easily seen from the parking area, and the tail to the west face goes right to it.

Its west face has 3 routes. Despite being short in length they are all worth doing with good moves on fine rock.

Getting There 

The trailhead is just below the start of the Devil's Slide hiking trail. Hike down a short hill to the creek and then follow the trail as it wraps around a hillside. After approx. .3 miles take a left trail climb that climbs the steep hillside above to Lunch Rock.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.8 miles from here

2 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['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 Lunch Rock:
Lunch Rock Chimney Route   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 50'   
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Featured Route For Lunch Rock
Lunch Rock Chimney Route, 5.7 Topo

Lunch Rock Chimney Route 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : ... : Lunch Rock
Start up the wide crack and continue up this with some good face climbing on the left side when the necessary. A tricky right then left traverse protects the wide chimney and the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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