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West Face - Right Side

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Crimes of Passion T 
Dos Equis T 
Edge, The T 
El Camino Real T 
Fingergrip T 
Fingertip Traverse T 
Fingertrip T 
Hangover, The T 
Jensen's Jaunt T 
Last Judgment T 
On the Road T 
Pearly Gate T 
Pigs in Bondage T 
Shit for Brains T 
Slab, The T 
Toe Tip T 
Traitor Horn T 
Unknown? T 

West Face - Right Side 


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Location: 33.75985, -116.68542 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: C Miller on Jun 11, 2008
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BETA PHOTO: El Camino Real, Dos Equis, Pigs in Bondage topo

Description 

This area encompasses routes from The Slab (5.8) around and right all the way to The Edge (5.11a R).

This portion of Tahquitz is quite popular with a variety of climbs from one to four pitches in length and a good mix of cracks and faces. Popular routes here include Fingertip Traverse (5.3), Fingertrip (5.7), Coffin Nail (5.7+), Traitor Horn (5.8), El Camino Real (5.10a), On the Road (5.10c) and The Edge (5.11a R).


Getting There 

Head right from Lunch Rock to reach this area. See the individual route descriptions for more detailed approach information.


21 Total Routes


['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',3],['5.8',3],['5.9',2],['5.10',5],['5.11',5],['5.12',0],['5.13',1],['>=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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for West Face - Right Side:
Fingertip Traverse   5.3 3+ 10 III VD 3a     Trad, 4 pitches, 500'   
Jensen's Jaunt   5.6 4c 14 V S 4b     Trad, 4 pitches, 500'   
Fingertrip   5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     Trad, 4 pitches, 400'   
Coffin Nail   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   
The Slab   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c R     Trad, 1 pitch, 160'   
Fingergrip   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Trad, 3 pitches, 400'   
Traitor Horn   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Trad, 4 pitches, 400'   
Pearly Gate   5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a     Trad, 4 pitches, 400'   
El Camino Real   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad, 4 pitches, 500'   
On the Road   5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   
The Edge   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c R     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   
The Acrobat   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
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El Camino Real 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a  CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : ... : West Face - Right Side
From Fingertrip, walk around and up about 80 feet. Look for a pine tree with it top missing - that is the base of the climb. 3rd class up to it. Pitch 1 - (5.10a) Bouldery start just left of a thin, thin crack up to a small overlap move left and up. Belay at a block ledge. Be careful with you anchor here.Pitch 2 - Climb past 2 bolts then make a long friction traverse left past another bolt to the Jungle. Belay here.Pitch 3 *** -(5.10a) Climb up the classic lieback crack for 80 feet. Pro is go...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Routes in the Jensen's Jaunt Area.
Routes in the Jensen's Jaunt Area.
Noelle Ladd on Coffin Nail stopping to shoot a few photos of Nathan Fitzhugh and Agina Sedler on Trader Horn.
Noelle Ladd on Coffin Nail stopping to shoot a few...
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