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West Face - Right Side

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Acrobat, The 
Angle Iron Traverse 
Coffin Nail 
Crimes of Passion 
Dos Equis 
Edge, The 
El Camino Real 
Fingergrip 
Fingertip Traverse 
Fingertrip 
Hangover, The 
Jensen's Jaunt 
Last Judgment 
On the Road 
Pearly Gate 
Pigs in Bondage 
Shit for Brains 
Slab, The 
Toe Tip 
Traitor Horn 
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West Face - Right Side 


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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: C Miller on Jun 11, 2008
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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',8],['2 Stars',6],['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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Tony Tennessee on the True Horn at the crux. (c) Chris Owen 1989.

Traitor Horn 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c  CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : ... : West Face - Right Side
Traitor Horn is an area classic, and has a great exposed crux when you pull on to the 'True Horn'! P1 & 2 - Climb the first 2 pitches of Jensen's Jaunt (5.6) until you can head right just below the headwall to a protruding horn of rock. This is the 'Traitor Horn'. Traverse up and right to a small niche and belay. Try to protect this traverse well for your second, as the traversing moves can be delicate.P3 - Climb up and over to the right. There will be 2 pitons just before the move onto the...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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