(d) Deception Pillar Rock Climbing
This pillar is located at the left end of the South Face. It is sunny most of the day.
The approach is quite long. Do the scramble up to the base of the South Face, and then walk left until you reach the pillar.
Climbing Season For the Suicide Rock area.
Weather station 1.8 miles from here
4 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For (d) Deception Pillar
The Great Pretender 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b California
: Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks
: ... : (d) Deception Pillar
This is a very good route with hard, steep, and tricky climbing on it.Climb past a couple of bolts (5.10) to the start of the steep section. There may still be doubled bolts protecting the crux if the route has not had it's bolts replaced yet. A large knob up and right is the obvious goal. A difficult sequence (12b) gets one to the knob. Be careful with the knob as it's not the most solid thing around. A strange sequence of moves (11c) is encountered at the last bolt before the belay ledge....[more] Browse More Classics in California