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Elevation: 6,600 ft 2,012 m
GPS: 38.8478, -104.8814
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Shared By: Brian Collins on Jan 22, 2008
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The Whale's Tail is an east-facing wall south of lake. This climbing area provides three sheltered routes when winds are picking up through RRCOS.

This crag faces East, so it drops into the shade by 230pm or so.

Getting There Suggest change

From the main entrance trail, take small trail that branches northwest just south of lake. There is also a scramble from the north end of the Whale from the path that goes north-south along base.

L->R:

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A. The Rose, 7, 1p, 75', bolts.
B. Jason's Argonaut, 10-, 1p, 75', bolts.
C. Pockets 'a Plenty, 9+, 1p, 100', bolts.

3 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Whale's Tail

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 95
Pockets a' Plenty
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 77
Jason's Argonaut
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Pockets a' Plenty
 95
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Jason's Argonaut
 77
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
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