Elevation: 7,369 ft
GPS: 33.76, -116.685 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Stephanie on Feb 21, 2006
Admins: C Miller, M Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

Description

This area features a range of climbs from 5.3 to 5.10.

Getting There

The trailhead is just below the start of the Devil's Slide hiking trail. Hike down a short hill to the creek and then follow the trail as it wraps around a hillside. After approx. .3 miles take a left trail climb that climbs the steep hillside above to the base of Tahquitz.

69 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at West Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 295
The Trough
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5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 144
Fingertip Traverse
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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 287
Angel's Fright
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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 193
Jensen's Jaunt
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5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 501
Fingertrip
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5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 133
Piton Pooper
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5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 348
Traitor Horn
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5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 102
Upper Royal's Arch
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5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 90
The Jam Crack
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5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 281
Coffin Nail
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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 226
Dave's Deviation
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5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 237
El Camino Real
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5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 115
Human Fright
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5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 45
On the Road
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5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 47
Fred
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Trough W Face - Left Side
 295
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad 4 pitches
Fingertip Traverse W Face - Right Side
 144
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad 4 pitches
Angel's Fright W Face - Center (Flin…
 287
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 4 pitches
Jensen's Jaunt W Face - Right Side
 193
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 4 pitches
Fingertrip W Face - Right Side
 501
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 4 pitches
Piton Pooper W Face - Left Side
 133
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
Traitor Horn W Face - Right Side
 348
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 4 pitches
Upper Royal's Arch W Face - Left Side
 102
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
The Jam Crack W Face - Left Side
 90
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Coffin Nail W Face - Right Side
 281
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Dave's Deviation W Face - Left Side
 226
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
El Camino Real W Face - Right Side
 237
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 4 pitches
Human Fright W Face - Center (Flin…
 115
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
On the Road W Face - Right Side
 45
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Fred W Face - Center (Flin…
 47
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 2 pitches
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