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Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Archer T 
B. T. Express T 
Battle Axe S 
Clean Corner T 
Crawford's Face S 
Cream Puff, The T 
Crepes Corner T 
Desiderata T 
Earn Your Wings TR 
Fear of Flying T 
Fluted Crust T 
Hands Masseuse T 
Headjammer S,TR 
Iotolla S 
Jewel of the Nile S 
Knob Hill T 
Mad Wife T 
Miller's Highlife T 
New Blood S 
No Doubt Stout T 
Pie Face Dihedral T 
Pie in the Sky T 
Poly Grip S 
Road House Blues T 
Saw, The T 
Shelob's Lair T 
Slot, The T 
True Grip T 
Walk Like an Egyptian T 
Wind S 
Wipe Out T 
Zig Zag T 
Zig Zag Finish T 

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Submitted By: Blitzo on Sep 19, 2006
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BETA PHOTO: The Pie Shop. Photo by Blitzo.


This is the area directly above "Lunch Rock".
It is identified by a right facing corner known as "Crepes Corner".
The Pie Face is the slab to the right of "Crepes Corner".
This is generally the most popular area.

Getting There 

Hike up the trail to a large flat boulder, known as "Lunch Rock". Continue along the base of the cliff.

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.0 miles from here

33 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',23],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Main Wall:
Crepes Corner   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch   
Hands Masseuse   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 275'   
The Slot   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 160'   
True Grip   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 2 pitches   
Road House Blues   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad   
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Featured Route For Main Wall
Kicking out the Mad Wife.

Mad Wife 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  CA : Tahoe Vicinity : ... : Main Wall
Wide crack about 40' left of the "Direct" start of Crepes Corner (also known as the Cuisinhart for it's razor like nature).A bit crusty but good for the novice wide leader. Protects well with just a few wide pieces....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Tahoe Basin from Lunch Rock. Photo by Blitzo.
Tahoe Basin from Lunch Rock. Photo by Blitzo.
Steve Miller on True Grip. Photo by Blitzo.
Steve Miller on True Grip. Photo by Blitzo.

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