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Crystal Bay Boulder  

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Location: 39.2426, -120.0027 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Jake Novotny on Oct 9, 2011






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Crystal Bay Boulder may be one of the sunniest places in Tahoe to climb. This huge south-facing boulder touts a couple of Tahoes best off-width routes which are also very easily accessible for top-rope climbers. The boulder is located within a few hundred yards of homes so lets keep this place quiet despite the often loud grovel-fest.

Getting There 

A couple miles after passing from California into Nevada on Hwy. 28, take a left onto Amagosa Rd., then left on Wassou Rd., then right on Tuscarora and then take your second right on Wellesey Way. Fallow this for a few hundred feet until it dead-ends at a dirt pullout. The boulder is a stone's throw up and to the left.

Climbing Season

Weather station 7.0 miles from here

2 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Crystal Bay Boulder:
Left Line   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Right Line   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Right Line 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  CA : Tahoe Vicinity : Crystal Bay Boulder
Climb the S-shaped crack on the right side of the boulder face. The route starts off with a left leaning hand crack and gradually widens and becomes very physical towards the top of the route....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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