The huge outcropping of rock that is located on the north side of the canyon.
Park right before the bridge crossing the carson river. The fortress will be on your right. Hike up the ridge line just above the boulder field.
33 Total Routes
['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',19],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
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Quoia the Destroya 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a CA
: Tahoe Vicinity
: ... : 2nd Alcove
Named after an especially fierce dog named Sequoia, this climb is tame in comparison. What appears from the ground to be a skin-eating offwidth replete with loose blocks is actually an enjoyable outing on mostly solid rock. After an opening moves crux that serves up the only mandatory OW moves on the pitch, Quoia the Destroya offers fun, steep moves on solidly wedged flakes. After about 50' make an exposed move left under the bulge (blue camalot helpful) and follow the left-leaning crack to a l...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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BETA PHOTO: A view of The Fortress.
BETA PHOTO: This shows the hike up to The Fortress in the midd...
BETA PHOTO: A view of the approach to The Fortress. Looking do...
|By Milton Mugambe|
Apr 24, 2009
Perfect Lieback is an excellent climb with a botched bolted anchor. Some with some time and know-how should renovate the anchor of this popular climb.
From: Lyons, CO
Jun 4, 2009
We just did The Perfect Lieback today and I didn't notice anything wrong with the anchor chains, maybe its been taken care of already.
Jul 8, 2009
Clean enough to eat off of.
|By Ron Anderson|
Jun 21, 2011
original rap bolts werent botched, but rather put in a convinient rap location. The climb was traditionally anchored.
|By ben pope|
Nov 22, 2013
Ron (or anyone), do you know what the OW/squeeze to the left of Boulder Than You Think goes at?