Right of the Open Book Area is an area of featured rock with crack and face climbing up to 4 pitches in length. A number of high quality lines are found here with Left Ski Track (5.6), The Chauvinist (5.8), Right Ski Track (5.9), The Unchaste (5.11a), Chingadera (5.11a) and The Heathen (5.11b) coming highly recommended.
Head right from Lunch Rock and continue uphill as the trail wraps around the rock. See the individual route descriptions for more detailed approach information.
Browse More Classics in South Face - Left Side
Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for South Face - Left Side:
Left Ski Track 5.6 Trad, 3 pitches, 300 feet
Right Ski Track 5.8 Trad, 3 pitches, 300 feet
The Chauvinist 5.8 Trad, 2 pitches, 300 feet
The Innominate 5.9 Trad, 2 pitches, 200 feet
Chingadera 5.11a Trad, 1 pitch, 90 feet
Featured Route For South Face - Left Side
Left Ski Track 5.6 CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : ... : South Face - Left Side
Left Ski Track is location 200 right and around for Open Book. 2 paralle right curving cracks in the middle of the South Face. It has a series of variation from 5.6 to 5.9.P1 - From the tree there is a sloping platform, walk out on to it next to the large block. I fyou keep going that will take you to the Chauvinist. Move up and over (can be hard to protect)then move left to a crack leading to the face between the "ski tracks". Move up and stay to the left on great jugs to a 2 bolt belay.P2...[more] Browse More Classics in CA