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(h) Open Book Area Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 7,000'
Location: 33.75934, -116.68534 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Luke Stefurak on Feb 3, 2006
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Description 

This area offers brillant climbing and gets 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

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',5],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',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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Featured Route For (h) Open Book Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Second pitch, the crux runout section.  With posit...

Mechanic's Route 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c CA : 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 CA

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Rock Climbing Photo: 8-17-06 Tim on the first pitch of "Open Book&...
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