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Many routes exist on this little rock. Some of the easiest slab routes in the canyon and some difficult lines often toproped.
Cross the bridge--it's basically right off the trail to the West next to Redgarden and across from the Bastille.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Whale's Tail:
West Crack 5.2 3 8 II D 2c Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 160'
West Dihedral 5.4 4a 12 IV VD 3c Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80'
West Face [Whale's Tail] 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b X Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80'
New Cambria 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b R Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 90'
Jack The Ripper 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a X Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
C'est What? 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch
Free Speech 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
The Monument 5.12d 7c 28 IX E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch
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East Slabs 5.2 3 8 II D 2c CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : The Whale's Tail
This is the easiest line up the Whale's Tale, providing easy access to the summit and a good view. Depending on your exact line, this route can range from 5.0 to 5.4, and is very similar to the opening pitches of the Third Flatiron. Pro is spaced in some areas, but is adequate. Think Third Flatiron....[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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