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L to R R to L Alpha
Aja T 
Colors S 
Drain Pipe T 
Gasoline Alley T,S 
Jousting with a Jackal T,S 
Lock Buster T 
Monkey Business T,S 
Over the Rainbow S 

Left Side Rock Climbing 

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The left side is the first wall you come across when hiking along the trail. This breathtaking wall holds some of the hardest routes in rainbow and some of the ultra-classic climbs. This wall holds eight routes which range from 5.8 to 5.12c. The best routes here are: Aja 5.10d, Over the Rainbow 5.11b, Colors 5.11d, Gasoline Alley 5.11d, and Monkey Business 5.12c.

Getting There 

Follow the rainbow approach description. This wall is the first wall you see.

Climbing Season

Weather station 0.4 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Left Side

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Left Side:
Aja   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch   
Over the Rainbow   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch   
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Featured Route For Left Side
Rock Climbing Photo: Camille raps Over the Rainbow while I goof off at ...

Over the Rainbow 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  CA : Tahoe Vicinity : ... : Left Side
Over the rainbow is most likely the best route in rainbow. It follows very thin edges through a very intimidating face. Very fun and classic. The crux comes after the second bolt where the traverse left ends. from there you have classic moves up the face to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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