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Craven Image T 
Dead Tree Direct T 
Gamoke, The T 
Hospital Corner T 
Lady Bug T 
Magnum Force T 
Mainline T 
Nirvana S 
Third Stone From The Sun T 
Vanishing Point T 

West Wall 


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Location: 38.7991, -120.1361 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aron Quiter, John Robinson, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: M.Morley on Jun 9, 2008
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Description 

A continuation of the Main Wall. Must-do routes include Hospital Corner (5.10a), reportedly one of the best 5.10s at the Leap.


Getting There 

Approach as for the Main Wall.


Climbing Season


14 Total Routes


['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',3],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',7],['5.11',1],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for West Wall:
Craven Image   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad   
April Fools   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad   
Banana   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 160'   
Arctic Breeze   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Hospital Corner   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 240'   
Magnum Force   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad   
The Gamoke   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   
Vanishing Point   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 485'   
Third Stone From The Sun   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 485'   
Mainline   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, 115'   
Nirvana   5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b     Sport, 2 pitches   
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Featured Route For West Wall
April Fools. Photo by Blitzo.

April Fools 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  CA : Tahoe Vicinity : ... : West Wall
This route climbs the striking jamcrack, left of a pink wall.Start in the low-angle section of "Craven Image". Diagonal left until a large left-facing corner is almost reached and belay. Climb this corner to ledges.Climb the identifying jamcrack to a belay ledge. This is a great pitch!A long face pitch leads past a bolt to the Slash. Continue to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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