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Jan 31, 2007
Last Visit: Apr 13, 2016
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Jan 22, 2015
Too bad it's getting so slick. And the Boy Scouts act like they own the whole wall. View Comment
Jan 22, 2015
Nice climb. View Comment
Jan 22, 2015
Nice climb, one of my first leads. Learned how to fist jam on this. View Comment
Jan 22, 2015
I enjoyed it. View Comment
Jan 22, 2015
The easiest way up the summit block is at least 5.5 View Comment
Jan 22, 2015
Saw a copy of the original mimeographed guide to Tahquitz. The Trough was rated third class! View Comment

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Regional > Southern California
Reply: Best J-Tree Intro Trad Areas
Sep 29, 2015 Om my second trip to Josh, to climb, there was blood and brains splattered on Double Cross from the day before. To the OP, if you want moderate climbs and no crowds you might… View Message
General > General Climbing
Reply: Chronology of first recorded climbing grades
Mar 11, 2007 I thought this was going to be about grade inflation. I saw a copy of the first mimeographed guide to Tahquitz. The Trough, now upgraded to 5.4, was rated third class. That w… View Message

Route Scores View All 51

Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c
 21
Southwest Chute 1
Trad, Alpine
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 130
Fingertip Traverse
Trad 4 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
 10
Wilkinson Sword
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 422
Stichter Quits
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
 90
Lickety Splits
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 162
Jensen's Jaunt
Trad 4 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Southwest Chute 1 High Sierra > 09 - Palisades… > Thunderbolt Peak
Avg:  21
Gary:
Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c Trad, Alpine
5.5
Fingertip Traverse Tahquitz & Suic… > … > (g) W Face > W Face - Right Side
Avg:  130
Gary:
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad 4 pitches
5.3
Wilkinson Sword Southern Nevada > Christmas Tree… > Dali Dome
Avg:  10
Gary:
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R Trad 2 pitches
5.6 R
Stichter Quits Joshua Tree NP > … > Echo Rock > Echo Rock - W Face
Avg:  422
Gary:
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Lickety Splits Joshua Tree NP > … > Hall of Horrors > E Wall, N End (Diamon…
Avg:  90
Gary:
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R Trad
5.7 R
Jensen's Jaunt Tahquitz & Suic… > … > (g) W Face > W Face - Right Side
Avg:  162
Gary:
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 4 pitches
5.6