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West Face - Right Side

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Acrobat, The T 
Angle Iron Traverse T 
Coffin Nail T 
Crimes of Passion T 
Dos Equis T 
Edge, The T 
El Camino Real T 
Fingergrip T 
Fingertip Traverse T 
Fingertrip T 
Hangover, The T 
Jensen's Jaunt T 
Last Judgment T 
On the Road T 
Pearly Gate T 
Pigs in Bondage T 
Shit for Brains T 
Slab, The T 
Toe Tip T 
Traitor Horn T 
Unknown? T 

West Face - Right Side  


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Location: 33.75985, -116.68542 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Jun 11, 2008
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BETA PHOTO: El Camino Real, Dos Equis, Pigs in Bondage topo

Description 

This area encompasses routes from The Slab (5.8) around and right all the way to The Edge (5.11a R).

This portion of Tahquitz is quite popular with a variety of climbs from one to four pitches in length and a good mix of cracks and faces. Popular routes here include Fingertip Traverse (5.3), Fingertrip (5.7), Coffin Nail (5.7+), Traitor Horn (5.8), El Camino Real (5.10a), On the Road (5.10c) and The Edge (5.11a R).

Getting There 

Head right from Lunch Rock to reach this area. See the individual route descriptions for more detailed approach information.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.8 miles from here

21 Total Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',3],['5.8',3],['5.9',2],['5.10',5],['5.11',5],['5.12',0],['5.13',1],['>=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 West Face - Right Side:
Fingertip Traverse   5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a     Trad, 4 pitches, 500'   
Jensen's Jaunt   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 4 pitches, 500'   
Fingertrip   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 4 pitches, 400'   
Coffin Nail   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   
Traitor Horn   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 4 pitches, 400'   
Fingergrip   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 3 pitches, 400'   
The Slab   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R     Trad, 1 pitch, 160'   
Pearly Gate   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 4 pitches, 400'   
El Camino Real   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 4 pitches, 500'   
On the Road   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   
The Edge   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   
The Acrobat   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
The Hangover   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Coffin Nail 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : ... : West Face - Right Side
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Routes in the Jensen's Jaunt Area.
Routes in the Jensen's Jaunt Area.
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