Elevation: 6,738 ft
GPS: 38.804, -120.01 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Brian Quiter on Oct 8, 2002 with 2 Suggestions
Admins: Aron Quiter, Lurker, M Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

Description

Located on the southern side of Lake Tahoe, Luther Rock sits high above HWY 89.  The rock is severely weathered featured granite and makes for fun climbing.  Luther Rock is west facing and sits in the sun most of day.  Making a great place for spring or fall climbing. The approach takes about 30 to 50 minutes get to the Detox wall.

Getting There

From HWY 50 east bound towards Lake Tahoe. Before you reach South Lake Tahoe, take a right on Highway 89 (to Kirkwood).

From Lake Tahoe, take HWY 50 heading west and go left on HWY 89 (to Kirkwood).

The pull-out for Luther Rock (the Distillery and Detox wall) is on the west side of the road approx 3.4 miles  from point you turn on HWY 89 from HWY 50 or .9 miles from portal road (located on HWY 89).  The trail is on of the east side of the road. There are visible cairns from the pull-out where you should park. The pull out has space for  about 3 cars and is half pavement, half dirt.

The location coordinates and map location are for the parking area!  -   38.804400, -120.009850

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