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Central Area

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L to R R to L Alpha
38 Special S 
Amazing Grace S 
Dark Special S 
Jack the Ripper S 
Jumping Jack Flash S 
Light Special T,S 
Malcolm's Route T,S 
Peyote Pump T 
Sleeper S 

Central Area  


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Elevation: 5,800'
Location: 39.3052, -120.51592 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aron Quiter, Aron Quiter, John Robinson, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: urs on Aug 14, 2008
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Description 

The central area is a very beautiful area with a good 5.9 warm-up and some stiff moderate routes. This has a few classics but not as much as the left side. The classics here are: Dark Special 5.10a, Jumping Jack Flash 5.10b, Light special 5.10c, 38 special 5.10c, Amazing Grace 5.11b, and Peyote Pump 5.11b.

Getting There 

From the left side you hike up to Gasoline ally then turn the corner and you will see the main area. It is so beautiful.

Climbing Season



Weather station 0.4 miles from here

9 Total Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',5],['5.11',3],['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 Central Area:
Malcolm's Route   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch   
Dark Special   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch   
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Featured Route For Central Area

Dark Special 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  CA : Tahoe Vicinity : ... : Central Area
Dark Special is yet another classic. A tricky start on the arete leads to spectacular crimping and edging through the arete. This is a route not to miss....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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