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5.11+, Trad, 60 ft,  Avg: 2 from 3 votes
FA: Charles Cole et. al.
California > Tahquitz & Suic… > Tahquitz Rock > (g) W Face > W Face - Right Side

Description

4 bolts up the steep headwall just left of the Hangover. 11+ ?

Protection

4 bolts. Once over the roof, there is a 2-bolt anchor just up and left.

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Al on "Unknown" roof
[Hide Photo] Al on "Unknown" roof

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natebloser
  5.11b/c
[Hide Comment] We did this today after climbing El Camino Real. Big time fun. Crux is between bolts 3 and 4. Pulling the roof is magic. I rate it 11b/c. 4 stars. Oct 3, 2011
Bob Gaines
  5.11+
[Hide Comment] Four stars? Like....right up there with the very best of the best routes on Tahquitz? Oct 3, 2011
[Hide Comment] What did it feel like to you Bob when you climbed it? Oct 4, 2011
Bob Gaines
  5.11+
[Hide Comment] I haven't done it...just posted it here to get any info for the next guidebook. I'll take natebloser's word on the rating. Anyone else done it? Looks like a good pitch.

Anyone know the name of the route or who did the FA? It's been there for probably at least ten years! Oct 4, 2011
natebloser
  5.11b/c
[Hide Comment] Climbed this again after several years. I think Bob is right. Not really 4 stars. The line is short and the rock quality is not perfect. Still some cool moves and worth doing. Jun 24, 2014
[Hide Comment] Tough Crux moves, juggy roof was awesome. I added some quicklinks to the anchor for lowering/rap.

Also, did this from the El Camino Anchors, up a short flake system, then a tricky traverse right to intersect with Jensens and to the first bolt. Aug 26, 2018
[Hide Comment] First ascent was by Charles Cole, not sure of the exact date. Aug 26, 2018