(c) The North Buttress Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Tahquitz Rock overview, Idyllwild
This buttress has the longest routes at Tahquitz, as they go from the lowest point on the rock to the summit.
The base of the buttress is quite rounded, and may not be obvious. If you are hiking from Lunch Rock, you will go along the Northwest Recess, then turn left and drop down quite a ways. As soon as you can start hiking across again, you are at the North Buttress. Past here, the trail along the base of the rock is level or a bit uphill, and the angle of the rock above is noticeably lower. From the top of the rock, scramble (Class 2/3) southeast to the saddle, and then take the trail clockwise all the way around the rock.
Weather station 1.9 miles from here
6 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in (c) The North Buttress
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for (c) The North Buttress:
Lip Up Fatty 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
PG13 Trad, 7 pitches, 900'
Featured Route For (c) The North Buttress
J tree pitch on the uneventful