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The Tooth Rock Climbing 

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The Tooth is a small, well, "tooth-shaped" rock located west of Dos Equis/Corona Wall behind family site 74. Character Flaw, a 4-bolt 5.10c sport route, is the noteworthy line.

Getting There 

Approach by scrambling up from the south through family site 74.

Climbing Season

For the Indian Cove Campground area.

Weather station 6.4 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in The Tooth

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Tooth:
Mountaineers Route   5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c     Trad   
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Featured Route For The Tooth
Rock Climbing Photo: "Mountaineer's Route". Photo by Blitzo.

Mountaineers Route 5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Tooth
This controversial route climbs the southeast side of The Tooth, from the notch behind it. The hardest move encountered is on the lower section of the approach. From the base of the notch, climb to the top of a rib/boulder, inside the notch. Step off this on to the face and work your feet up to a 3" to 4" ledge or you can make a couple chimney moves on to this small ledge, step left and reach up with your left hand and grab a jug. Step up and grab a bigger jug (can be slung for pro, if you real...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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