Central Wall Rock Climbing
Al Swanson on the first ascent of "Unknown So...
Central wall is the wall between The East Wall and The Main Wall.
Here you will find "Lover's Chimney", Bookmark
, Roofer Madness
, "Unknown Soldier" and other well known classics.
Weather station 6.3 miles from here
6 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Central Wall
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Central Wall:
Bookmark 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 3 pitches, 370'
Featured Route For Central Wall
The Hourglass 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c CA
: Tahoe Vicinity
: ... : Central Wall
A hard to find route that starts on dirty right-facing flakes. Climb flakes up and left to a good ledge (200', 5.8). The second pitch climbs a thin seam with some old fixed pins. Back them up with small cams and launch up the easy but dangerously runout slab with dikes to a gear belay in an alcove. Look for old slings. From here climb a continuous crack system for multiple pitches through the huge roofs. Bolt belays have been added. I'm trying to be more vague because I don't remember the specif...[more] Browse More Classics in CA