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The West Rim Rock Climbing 


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Description 

The West Rim area is locate up the valley from Boardwalk Area . Problems are located on on boulders in the canyon and off to the sides. Many of the best problems take a little bit of hunting out, but persevere because they are real gems.

The standout boulder of the area is Emerald City.

Getting There 

Walk up the canyon from Boardwalk Area . As you approach the top of the canyon you can head left to the Emerald City or straight on to reach the Bearded Tongue boulder.

Climbing Season

For the Shangri-La Valley area.

Weather station 4.4 miles from here

20 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',9],['V2-3',9],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',2],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The West Rim

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The West Rim:
Emerald City   V0 4 PG13     Boulder, 20'   Emerald City
Roof Jugs   V2 5+     Boulder, 20'   Roof Jugs
Tri-Nitro-Toulumne   V3 6A PG13     Boulder, 20'   Emerald City
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Featured Route For The West Rim
Rock Climbing Photo: Emerald City

Emerald City V0 4 PG13  CA : San Jacinto Mountains : ... : Emerald City
Start with hands on a good sharp crimp. Make the crux moves to gain a standing position on the starting hold then reach up and cruise your way to the top of excellent rock with perfect features....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of The West Rim Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The view from The Edge of Nowhere, Tramway.
The view from The Edge of Nowhere, Tramway.
Rock Climbing Photo: Big trees, big boulders at the West Rim
Big trees, big boulders at the West Rim

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By Brad Alexander
From: Costa Mesa, CA
Aug 17, 2015
This is a really fun V3, a little harsh for the grade, right below Roof Jugs on the way to Emerald.


By RTM
Aug 18, 2015
There is a variation start to this problem, beginning under the roof at a large hueco. Its a bit of a squeeze, but its a cool problem. Called it Antikythera Mechanism (v5).

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