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The north face is located just past the Northeast Buttress and is the furthest right portion of Suicide Rock; it offers a decent selection of one and two pitch routes including many moderates. Do be aware that local guide services often utilize the shorter climbs on the far right for classes. An easy walk-off descent can be made from any of the routes that top out by following a trail down along the margin of the rock.
Follow the trail which runs along the base of the rock past the Northeast Buttress until you reach the north face which is the very last portion of the rock before it tapers off into dirt.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for North Face:
Tabby Treat 5.1 2 6 II 7 MD 2a Trad, 2 pitches, 300'
Little Murders 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a Trad, 1 pitch, 150'
Yours 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, 2 pitches, 250'
Cats Meow 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
The Guillotine 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 2 pitches, 200'
Superfluous Bolt 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R Trad, 2 pitches, 200'
Peer Pressure 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Obscured by Clouds 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R Trad, 2 pitches, 170'
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Unnamed Slab 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : ... : North Face
Fun slab with surprisingly good friction, easy to top rope right after you run Innominate II. Listed as 5.9/10a.Can easily be top-roped after climbing Little Murders, or scrambling up from the right, but you might need a 70 meter rope to belay from the bottom....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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