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Open Book Area Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 7,000'
Location: 33.75934, -116.68534 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Luke Stefurak on Feb 3, 2006
This Afternoon

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Thanksgiving Day

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This area offers brillant climbing and gets sun.

Getting There 

Follow the standard trail up to Tahquitz. Once you hit the rock traverse around the base until you reach the obvious right facing dihedral.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.8 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Open Book Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Open Book Area:
Mechanic's Route   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R     Trad, 3 pitches, 250'   
Open Book   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 3 pitches, 490'   
Zig Zag   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   
Green Arch   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Darshan on the Green Arch

Green Arch 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : ... : Open Book Area
The Green Arch is one of Tahquiz's greatest climbs. It follows a striking corner to the right of the Open Book (5.9). An amazing climb you don¬ít want to miss. And yes, it's sandbagged.Pitch one: Start about 100 feet below were the arch begins and climb past a few pitons and one bolt to a small ledge where the arch begins (5.10+).Pitch two: The crux. Stem your way up the smooth corner for about 100 feet. Except for the occasional pin scar there is no crack in the corner to help you out. Use ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Rock Climbing Photo: 8-17-06 Tim on the first pitch of "Open Book&...
8-17-06 Tim on the first pitch of "Open Book&...

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