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This the largest formation at the Leap at 500ft. For a long day, you can link a route on the lower buttress to a multi-pitch climb on the main wall. The classic climbs on this wall include Corrugation Corner 5.7, Traveler Buttress 5.9, Hospital Corner 5.10a, and Tombstone Terror 5.10c.
You can climb a route on the lower buttress or follow the trail along the right side of the buttress to the base.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Main Wall:
Corrugation Corner 5.7 Trad, 3 pitches, 300 feet
Traveler Buttress 5.9 Trad, 4 pitches, 500 feet
Crash Landing 5.10a Trad, 1 pitch, 140 feet
Stem Meister 5.10a Trad, 1 pitch, 100 feet
Absolutely Billy 5.10a Trad, 1 pitch, 100 feet
Tombstone Terror 5.10c Trad, 1 pitch, 80 feet
Power Lust 5.11- Sport, 85 feet
Boot Hill 5.11 Sport, 1 pitch, 100 feet
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Traveler Buttress 5.9 CA : Tahoe Vicinity : ... : Main Wall
The crux of this route is the notorious offwidth second pitch. It can be well protected with a #4 Camalot placed deep in the crack. Most parties prefer two #4s though I have led it safely with one #3. The first pitch starts down on the Tombstone ledge and is a 5.7 serrated crack that has a short flaring 5.8 crux up high. Careful on the crux, it comes just above an ankle crushing ledge.The second pitches O.W. is rewarded by one of the best hand cracks at the Leap. The third pitc...[more] Browse More Classics in CA