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My Pink Half of the Drainpipe T 
North East Rib T 

Upper Northeast Buttress Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Roger Linfield on Feb 24, 2006
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Description 

This wall is just past the far left end of the North Face.

Getting There 

The shortest approach is the North Face trail. If you aren’t familiar with the area, the best strategy may be to take the main approach trail up to Lunch Rock, then hike left along the base of the rock. From the base of the North Face, hike left. Just after you pass the last route (Northeast Farce), scramble left up a gully.

Climbing Season

For the Tahquitz Rock area.

Weather station 2.0 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Upper Northeast Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Upper Northeast Buttress:
My Pink Half of the Drainpipe   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Featured Route For Upper Northeast Buttress
Rock Climbing Photo: The beginning of My Pink Half of the Drainpipe.

My Pink Half of the Drainpipe 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : ... : Upper Northeast Buttress
This one pitch route has a wide variety of moves on it. An exciting undercling (5.10A) takes you right to a steep lieback (5.10B). Liebacking and jamming (5.10A) on a steep wall with two cracks leads up to a short undercling and lieback (crux), and easier ground above. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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By mschlocker
From: San Diego, CA
Jun 26, 2010
The scramble up is on the climbers' right of the routes. It goes up a blocky gulley. We roped up for the last little section where it gets more difficult.

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