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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 
Peyote Pump T 
Sleeper S 

Central Area Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 5,800'
Location: 39.3052, -120.51592 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: urs on Aug 14, 2008
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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

For the I-80 Corridor area.

Weather station 0.4 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Central Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Central Area:
Malcolm's Route   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   
Dark Special   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch   
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Featured Route For Central Area

38 Special 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  CA : Tahoe Vicinity : ... : Central Area
38 Special is not as classic as some other climbs but it is really fun and if you are near it you should do it. With fun slab moves and pockets this is definitely a really awesome route....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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