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The Taco

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Bandito T 
Horchata T,S 
Mole' Problano S 
Nacho Libre T,S 
South Ridge T 
Taco Chip T,S 
Taco Supreme S 
Taco Time T,S 
Unknown I S 
Vote for Pedro S 

The Taco  

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Submitted By: Mike Roghaar on Apr 3, 2010
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The feature's shape speaks for itself. September 2...


The Taco is getting to be a bit more popular. Easily identified from the parking area 100 yrds up from the Ranch House if you look northwest. Many fun moderate routes exist on the west and east side. The west side is more slabby than the east. 15-20 min walk from parking area.

Getting There 

Park by the green gate up the road from the Ranch House, go through the gate (lock it back up) and walk north on the old Ranch Road for 15-20 min until you see a sign for the crag.

Climbing Season

Weather station 13.9 miles from here

10 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Taco:
Nacho Libre   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
South Ridge   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
Vote for Pedro   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Taco Time   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Mole' Problano   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   
Taco Chip   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Taco Supreme   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 80'   
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Fun position on the ridge.

South Ridge 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13  ID : Castle Rocks : ... : The Taco
Start like the name implies in a fun hand craft in a dihedral at the base of the South ridge. Jam up the corner until you can reach the large horn and pull onto the slab of the ridge line. A bit run out on the ridge but a bolt can be clipped about mid-way. Cruise up the ridge line to the top and use anchors for "Mole' Plablano" on the West Side....[more]   Browse More Classics in ID

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Fun short ow lieback crack straight across from "Vote for Pedro". Prbably about 5.8. A bit sketchy belaying second up and downclimbing off.
Fun short ow lieback crack straight across from &q...
Dave at the base.
Dave at the base.
Brad ontop of "Taco Chip".  Trev ontop of "Mole' Problano"
Brad ontop of "Taco Chip". Trev ontop o...
The Taco from the the South.
The Taco from the the South.

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