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April Fools T 
Arctic Breeze S 
Banana T 
Captain Coconuts T 
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 (sitewide)
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



Weather station 6.4 miles from here

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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