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Elevation: 4,515 ft
GPS: 33.99446, -116.14002
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Shared By: C Miller on Jun 15, 2011
Admins: Greg Opland, C Miller, Gunkswest, Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer Ski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes
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This is the large face seen from throughout the valley and is home to a number of quality crack and slab routes up to 5.12 in difficulty. Some of the better ones here include Right On (5.5), Walk on the Wild Side (5.8), Where Have all the Cowboys Gone (5.10d) and Silver Spur (5.12).

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Hike east following the marked trail which leads directly to the massive west face of Saddle Rocks. The approach takes about 10 minutes from the parking lot at Hall of Horrors.

26 Total Climbs

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Location: Saddle Rocks - Skirt (West Face) Change
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Classic Climbing Routes at Saddle Rocks - Skirt (West Face)

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13
 479
Right On
Trad 4 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 582
Walk on the Wild Side
Trad 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 54
Orange Flake
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
 13
Us and Them
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 40
Santa Cruz
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 9
Gaucho Marx
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 17
Dial 911
Trad 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 7
Kid Calingula
Trad 3 pitches
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 15
Harley Queen
Trad 2 pitches
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 5
Cole-Anderson
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 52
Where Have all the Cowboys Gone
Trad 3 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R
 8
Harlequin
Trad 3 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R
 5
A Cheap Way to Die
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Right On
 479
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13 Trad 4 pitches
Walk on the Wild Side
 582
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Orange Flake
 54
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Us and Them
 13
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R Trad 2 pitches
Santa Cruz
 40
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Gaucho Marx
 9
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Dial 911
 17
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
Kid Calingula
 7
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 3 pitches
Harley Queen
 15
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad 2 pitches
Cole-Anderson
 5
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Where Have all the Cowboys…
 52
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad 3 pitches
Harlequin
 8
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R Trad 3 pitches
A Cheap Way to Die
 5
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R Trad 2 pitches
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