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Open Book T 
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(h) Open Book Area Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 7,412'
Location: 33.75946, -116.68508 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Luke Stefurak on Feb 3, 2006


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BETA PHOTO: Open Book Area Topo


This area offers brilliant climbing and gets lots of sun.

Getting There 

Follow the standard trail up to Tahquitz. Once you hit the rock traverse around the base until you reach the obvious right facing dihedral.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.8 miles from here

14 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in (h) Open Book Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for (h) Open Book Area:
Mechanic's Route   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R     Trad, 3 pitches, 250'   
Open Book   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 3 pitches, 490'   
Green Arch   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Second pitch, the crux runout section.  With posit...

Mechanic's Route 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c California : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : ... : (h) Open Book Area
This shares the first bit of the Open Book and then traverses right to easier ground. The traverse move to gain the right crack is a bit interesting. Then after setting an anchor, the 2nd pitch asends a line of bulges and chickenheads without much gear. The third pitch traverses and ends in a 4th class grove with a fun topout on HUGE holds!...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

Photos of (h) Open Book Area Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Left Wall Area
 1. Bibliography (5.10b PG13) 
BETA PHOTO: Left Wall Area 1. Bibliography (5.10b PG13) 2...
Rock Climbing Photo: 8-17-06 Tim on the first pitch of "Open Book&...
8-17-06 Tim on the first pitch of "Open Book&...

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