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Gangsta Wall

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
2 of America's Most Wanted T 
Batso's Blitzo T 
California Love T 
Chop Your Dome Off! T 
Chronic, The T,S 
Drive-by T 
Path of Light T 
Psycho Path T 
Thug Life T 
Thug Lite T 

Gangsta Wall Rock Climbing 

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Location: 38.8463, -120.0679 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Sep 21, 2006
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Bouldering on the Gangsta Wall. Photo by Blitzo.


Gansta Wall is the orange, slabby area, around the corner, to the left of Hit and Run Area.
It was originally , just known as Billy Land.
It is called Gangsta Wall in the Supertopo "South Lake Tahoe Climbing" guide.
I will use the original route names and the names from this guide.

Getting There 

Walk through brush and some third class to the base.
For more complete information, refer to the Supertopo "South Lake Tahoe Climbing" guide by Chris McNamara.

Climbing Season

For the Highway 50 Corridor area.

Weather station 2.7 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Gangsta Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Gangsta Wall:
Thug Life   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch   
California Love   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 190'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Drive-by and 2 of America's Most Wanted

Drive-by 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  CA : Tahoe Vicinity : ... : Gangsta Wall
This goes up the blunt arete, right of "Chop Your Dome Off!" and joins that route in the crack up higher.I top roped this first pitch in 1990 and thought it was worthy of bolts, but never went back.3 bolts have been added since.A second pitch starts in a hand crack then climbs 5.9 face past 3 bolts....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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By Paul Zander
From: Tucson, AZ
Sep 21, 2013
routes from L to R:

Psycho Path
Thug Lite
Thug Life
California Love
Path of Light
The Chronic
Batso's Blitzo
2 of America's Most Wanted
Chop Your Dome Off!

The old trad routes Path of Light and Batso's Blitzo have effectively been replaced by the newer mixed routes California Love and The Chronic.
By Justin Johnsen
From: Sacramento, CA
Jun 4, 2014
Thanks Paul, sorted.

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