The West Rim Rock Climbing
Looking across the top of the West Rim canyon at s...
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The West Rim area is locate up the valley from Boardwalk Area
. Problems are located on on boulders in the canyon and off to the sides. Many of the best problems take a little bit of hunting out, but persevere because they are real gems.
The standout boulder of the area is Emerald City.
Walk up the canyon from Boardwalk Area
. As you approach the top of the canyon you can head left to the Emerald City or straight on to reach the Bearded Tongue boulder.
Weather station 4.9 miles from here
20 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in The West Rim
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The West Rim:
Featured Route For The West Rim
The view from The Edge of Nowhere, Tramway.
Big trees, big boulders at the West Rim
By Brad Alexander
From: Costa Mesa, CA
Aug 17, 2015
This is a really fun V3, a little harsh for the grade, right below Roof Jugs on the way to Emerald.
Aug 18, 2015
There is a variation start to this problem, beginning under the roof at a large hueco. Its a bit of a squeeze, but its a cool problem. Called it Antikythera Mechanism (v5).