L to R R to L Alpha
Many routes exist on this little rock. Some of the easiest slab routes in the canyon and some difficult lines often toproped.
Cross the bridge--it's basically right off the trail to the West next to Redgarden and across from the Bastille.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Whale's Tail:
West Crack 5.2 Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 160 feet
West Dihedral 5.4 Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80 feet
West Face [Whale's Tail] 5.6 X Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80 feet
Jack The Ripper 5.9+ X Trad, 1 pitch, 100 feet
C'est What? 5.11b Sport, 1 pitch
Free Speech 5.12a Sport, 1 pitch, 40 feet
The Monument 5.12d Sport, 1 pitch
Featured Route For The Whale's Tail
New Cambria 5.6 R CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : The Whale's Tail
Start 20 feet left of the West Crack at the base of a vertical face. Use large holds to ascend steep rock up and right to the arete. Turn the arete out onto the face. Climb past a small roof straight up and continue straight through the somewhat dirty although secure face to the anchor....[more] Browse More Classics in CO