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.

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Classic Climbing Routes at West Face - Right Side

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 130
Fingertip Traverse
Trad 4 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 158
Jensen's Jaunt
Trad 4 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 435
Fingertrip
Trad 4 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 4
Angle Iron Traverse
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 306
Traitor Horn
Trad 4 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
 16
The Slab
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 29
Fingergrip
Trad 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 230
Coffin Nail
Trad 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 207
El Camino Real
Trad 4 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 34
Pearly Gate
Trad 4 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 3
Ten Years After
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 39
On the Road
Trad 2 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R
 11
The Edge
Trad 2 pitches
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 3
The Hangover
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Fingertip Traverse
 130
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad 4 pitches
Jensen's Jaunt
 158
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 4 pitches
Fingertrip
 435
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 4 pitches
Angle Iron Traverse
 4
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
Traitor Horn
 306
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 4 pitches
The Slab
 16
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R Trad
Fingergrip
 29
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Coffin Nail
 230
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
El Camino Real
 207
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 4 pitches
Pearly Gate
 34
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 4 pitches
Ten Years After
 3
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
On the Road
 39
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
The Edge
 11
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R Trad 2 pitches
The Hangover
 3
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Trad
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