West Face Bulge Routes Rock Climbing
The West Face Bulge is a Bulging Headwall on the west face of Tahquitz. This area of Tahquitz has several classic route like The Step (5.10a), Super Pooper
(5.10a) and The Vampire
(5.11a). The rock is steep on the left side and is bordered on the right by a large break in the rock (The Trough).
Take the climber trail to Lunch Rock. Go around Lunch Rock to the left and up then traverse left along the base to The Trough. To get to the Step and Super Pooper take the larger ledge (FBT ledge) (5.6) located above and to the left of The Trough.
The descent from the top is down the Friction Route. You can also rap Happy Hooker just left of the Vampire.
Weather station 1.8 miles from here
13 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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The Crucifix 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a CA
: Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks
: ... : Upper Bulge Routes
Climb the Bat Crack but instead of mantling at the top of the pitch, head up and then hard right to a 2 bolt anchor. From here, work your way up the smooth corner via excellent stemming / palming / crimps / slopers, busting left and right of the corner as needed. An excellent full value pitch with great position!...[more] Browse More Classics in CA