8,040 ft / 2,451 m


160 ft / 49 m


21 summits

Top climbing months

July   21%

May   17%

September  13%

Most climbed route

Climber's route (HPS route 1)

"Outstanding climb and my first multi pitch in California. Did the Trough 5.4 in 3 pitches and scrambled the rest to the top. Did not enjoy the loose HPS trail down.... Looking forward to coming back for more classics. Complete TR: https://TheMtsAreCalling.com/thetrough" - Christopher, Aug 24, 2018
"On Day 2 of a 2 day back pack in the San Jacinto Mountains we had just Come down from Tahquitz Peak and are a little ways down the South Rim Trail, its here that we cut off the switch backs and head cross country along the North west slope of Tahquitz to the South base of Lily Rock. We had a great time finding the way to and up the rock, THis was certainly one of the funnest cross country / climbs I have done. The Top has sweet views and the expose at the edge is pretty damn wicked all the way around. On our way down the South Rim Trail we heard emergency Sirens which is the last thing we " - 1-with-Nature, Jul 15, 2013
"Led 2 routes, one on the NE FACE, a 5.7 now, the other one called White Maiden's Way, now a 5.4. Listed as a 5.1 (hah) in original guidebook. Wore nothing but a swami belt with a bowline tied to it. Brought a small rack of pro. The exposure and views were wonderful." - tlannin, May 12, 1979



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