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Routes in West Face - Right Side

Acrobat, The T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Angle Iron Traverse T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Coffin Nail T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Crimes of Passion T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c PG13
Dos Equis T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13
Edge, The T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R
El Camino Real T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Fingergrip T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Fingertip Traverse T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Fingertrip T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Hangover, The T 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Jensen's Jaunt T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Last Judgment T 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c R
On the Road T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Pearly Gate T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Pigs in Bondage T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Point Blank T 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Shit for Brains T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Slab, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Ten Years After T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Toe Tip T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Traitor Horn T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Unknown? T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
West Face Grand Traverse T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

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
 115
Fingertip Traverse
Trad 4 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 132
Jensen's Jaunt
Trad 4 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 392
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
 280
Traitor Horn
Trad 4 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
 17
The Slab
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 24
Fingergrip
Trad 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 203
Coffin Nail
Trad 2 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 28
Pearly Gate
Trad 4 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 186
El Camino Real
Trad 4 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 3
Ten Years After
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 34
On the Road
Trad 2 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R
 10
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
 115
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad 4 pitches
Jensen's Jaunt
 132
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 4 pitches
Fingertrip
 392
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
 280
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 4 pitches
The Slab
 17
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R Trad
Fingergrip
 24
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Coffin Nail
 203
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Pearly Gate
 28
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 4 pitches
El Camino Real
 186
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
 34
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
The Edge
 10
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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