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The West Rim

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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.


17 Total Routes


['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',9],['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',6],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',1],['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 The West Rim:
Emerald City   V0 4 PG13     Boulder, 20'   Emerald City
Tri-Nitro-Toulumne   V5 6C PG13     Boulder, 20'   Emerald City
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A climber on the start of Emerald City, V0

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

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The view from The Edge of Nowhere, Tramway.
The view from The Edge of Nowhere, Tramway.
Big trees, big boulders at the West Rim
Big trees, big boulders at the West Rim
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