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West Face Rock Climbing 


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Location: 20.74946, -99.94683 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Mauricio Herrera Cuadra, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Mauricio Herrera Cuadra on Feb 7, 2017
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BETA PHOTO: Looking down the back side from the monster/dinosa...

Description 

This is the giant overhanging face that is home to some of the hardest multipitch climbs in the monolith.

Getting There 

Follow the approach trail as for the Southeast face and break left towards the shoulder that comes down from the Filo Suroeste route, only a couple hundred feet below. Follow a faint trail that goes down and around to the West side of the cliff.

Climbing Season

For the Central Mexico area.

Weather station 0.6 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',8],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',4],['5.7',2],['5.8',3],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['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]


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Rock Climbing Photo: West Face of Peña Bernal, showing Filo Norocciden...

Filo Noroccidental 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  North America : Mexico : ... : West Face
Arguably the best moderate multipitch in the monolith. It follows the sometimes sharp and aesthetic Northwest ridgeline to the top of the rock. Amazing exposure and vistas!P1) Follow the line of bolts straight up a slabby face with tiny holds, continue up for a long pitch trending right and following passages in between vegetation until you find a sloping ledge with anchor bolts. The crux is at the first few bolts (5.9, 50m).P2) Exit the ledge and trend right going around some broken blocks. Loo...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Rock Climbing Photo: A picture of the Pena de Bernal from the trailhead...
BETA PHOTO: A picture of the Pena de Bernal from the trailhead...
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking up from the main trail to the monster/dino...
BETA PHOTO: Looking up from the main trail to the monster/dino...
Rock Climbing Photo: The monster/dinosaur rock mentioned in the approac...
BETA PHOTO: The monster/dinosaur rock mentioned in the approac...
Rock Climbing Photo: West Face of Peña de Bernal.
West Face of Peña de Bernal.

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