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Open Book Area

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Open Book Area 


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Elevation: 7,000'
Location: 33.75934, -116.68534 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Luke Stefurak on Feb 3, 2006
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Description 

This area offers brillant climbing and gets sun.


Getting There 

Follow the standard trail up to Tahquitz. Once you hit the rock traverse around the base until you reach the obvious right facing dihedral.


5 Total Routes


['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',2],['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 Open Book Area:
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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Featured Route For Open Book Area
Darshan on the Green Arch

Green Arch 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : ... : Open Book Area
The Green Arch is one of Tahquiz's greatest climbs. It follows a striking corner to the right of the Open Book (5.9). An amazing climb you donít want to miss. And yes, it's sandbagged.Pitch one: Start about 100 feet below were the arch begins and climb past a few pitons and one bolt to a small ledge where the arch begins (5.10+).Pitch two: The crux. Stem your way up the smooth corner for about 100 feet. Except for the occasional pin scar there is no crack in the corner to help you out. Use t...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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8-17-06 <br />Tim on the first pitch of "Open Book",Tahquitz.
8-17-06
Tim on the first pitch of "Open Book",Tahq...
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