Crystal Bay Boulder Rock Climbing
The view is okay, I mean if you're one of those wa...
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.
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.
Weather station 7.0 miles from here
2 Total Climbing Routes
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Classic Climbing Routes in Crystal Bay Boulder
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By Justin Johnsen
Jun 1, 2015
The newish North Tahoe guide calls these routes Crystal Crack and Crystal Offidth, with FA by Gary Allan and Jeff Smith in 1976.
Will update the route names keeping your originals in aka, let me know if this change is off base!
Apr 11, 2016
seems off base, as the left line is the offwidth, and the right line is the hand crack.