Elevation: 8,500 ft
GPS: 33.818, -116.649 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Euan Cameron on Jun 15, 2011
Admins: Colin Parker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes
Access Issue: Remember to fill out a wilderness permit, even if climbing for the day! Details

Description

The West Rim area is locate up the valley from Boardwalk Area . Problems are located on on boulders in the canyon and off to the sides. Many of the best problems take a little bit of hunting out, but persevere because they are real gems.

The standout boulder of the area is Emerald City.

Getting There

Walk up the canyon from Boardwalk Area . As you approach the top of the canyon you can head left to the Emerald City or straight on to reach the Bearded Tongue boulder.

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Brad Alexander
Costa Mesa, CA
Brad Alexander   Costa Mesa, CA
This is a really fun V3, a little harsh for the grade, right below Roof Jugs on the way to Emerald.


vimeo.com/136455899 Aug 17, 2015
RTM
RTM  
There is a variation start to this problem, beginning under the roof at a large hueco. Its a bit of a squeeze, but its a cool problem. Called it Antikythera Mechanism (v5). Aug 18, 2015