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This area offers brillant climbing and gets sun.
Follow the standard trail up to Tahquitz. Once you hit the rock traverse around the base until you reach the obvious right facing dihedral.
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Mechanic's Route 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R Trad, 3 pitches, 250'
Open Book 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 3 pitches, 490'
Zig Zag 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 3 pitches, 300'
Green Arch 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, 3 pitches, 300'
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Open Book 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : ... : Open Book Area
This three pitch beauty ascends a very obvious dihedral.1) The first few moves off the deck are exciting and lead to an enjoyable first belay in a little nook.2) The second pitch contains the business. You layback a 4" crack for 60+ feet to gain a belay either inside a little cave or right after depending on what gear you have left.3) Pull the roof out of the alcove if that's where you set your belay, and continue up the dihedral in the left-side crack, much less steep and quite a bit easier tha...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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