(f) Torture Machine Area Rock Climbing
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|Submitted By: ||Benjamin Chapman on Feb 12, 2012|
Cambria Ortega on the popular Tangerine Dream (5.1...
In the center of the quarry, above the huge mound of rubble at the base of the face and the top of the main trail.
Weather station 4.7 miles from here
16 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for (f) Torture Machine Area:
Whammy 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Minimizer 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Wonderstuff 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Conundrum 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Maximizer 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Adrenaline 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
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Tangerine Dream 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b California
: Inland Empire
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A suberb mid-length route that features two distinct crux sections - the lower one with it's balancy, steep slab in the orange section and the upper one with strenuous liebacks and underclings as you fight the pump to the anchors on huge holds.An area classic for the grade and one that should be on any climber's ticklist with it's varied climbing, stellar rock and thrilling exposure....[more] Browse More Classics in California
Beginning the crux sequence of Whammy (5.10a), Riv...
By Colin Parker
From: Idyllwild, CA
Nov 25, 2013
Can we rename this the Tangerine Dream area? It's far more remarkable (at least visually) than Torture Machine, which relatively few people get on.
By Jan Tarculas
From: Riverside, Ca
Feb 25, 2015
I 2nd Colin's comment
By C Miller
Feb 27, 2015
The name mirrors that of the most recent guidebook but agreed that a better name is the "Tangerine Dream Area" and will change it to such.