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The Tooth

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The Tooth  


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Submitted By: M.Morley on Jan 3, 2003
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Description 

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



Weather station 6.4 miles from here

3 Total Routes

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

The Classics

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

Mountaineers Route 5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c  CA : 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 CA

Photos of The Tooth Slideshow Add Photo
The Tooth, as it appears from the road. Even though this rock is discontinuous and small it has a nice route on it. Photo by Tony Bubb, 1/05.
BETA PHOTO: The Tooth, as it appears from the road. Even thoug...
These anchors are currently unsafe I plan to repace them soon but until then try to refrain from using them. 08/13/11
BETA PHOTO: These anchors are currently unsafe I plan to repac...

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