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Central Wall

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Central Wall 


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Location: 38.8014, -120.133 View Map  Incorrect?
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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.


6 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Central Wall:
Bookmark   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad   
Lover's Chimney   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 3 pitches, 350'   
Eagle Buttress, Left   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 600'   
Eagle Buttress, Right Side   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 5 pitches, 600'   
Roofer Madness   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 590'   
The Hourglass   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 4 pitches, 475'   
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Featured Route For Central Wall
Spectacular position on the Central Wall. caughtinside pulls through one of the many wild roofs on The Hourglass. P2.  <br /> <br />Photo: Corey Gargano <br />

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

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