(h) Open Book Area Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Open Book Area Topo
This area offers brillant climbing and gets sun.
Follow the standard trail up to Tahquitz. Once you hit the rock traverse around the base until you reach the obvious right facing dihedral.
Weather station 1.8 miles from here
8 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in (h) Open Book Area
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for (h) Open Book Area:
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'
Featured Route For (h) Open Book Area
Green Arch 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a California
: Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks
: ... : (h) Open Book Area
The Green Arch is one of Tahquiz's greatest climbs. It follows a striking corner to the right of the Open Book (5.9). An amazing climb you dont want to miss. And yes, it's sandbagged.Pitch one: Start about 100 feet below were the arch begins and climb past a few pitons and one bolt to a small ledge where the arch begins (5.10+).Pitch two: The crux. Stem your way up the smooth corner for about 100 feet. Except for the occasional pin scar there is no crack in the corner to help you out. Use ...[more] Browse More Classics in California
8-17-06 Tim on the first pitch of "Open Book&...