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|Shared By:||Scott "Scoboni" on Feb 19, 2006 with 2 Suggestions|
Since Scott wrote these words over a decade ago, the area has grown more resources for climbers as well as other outdoors sports lovers visiting the city, mountains and desert.
Whitney Peak Hotel. includes a gym, Basecamp, with 2 pitch climbing wall over the strip. They also rent bouldering pads.
Mesa Rim is a rock climbing gym in Reno with 24000 sq feet of climbing and 52 foot walls. There is a large bouldering section, a fitness area with weights, yoga and a sauna. The staff is friendly and supportive and there are a wide variety of classes including summer programs for kids.
University Nevada, Reno has a climbing club which is part of the greater east Tahoe community.
Gear Hut is a local used gear store where you can get lucky finding something you may need for half the price. They also take items for consignment, including climbing equipment.
From Northern and Central California, either Interstate 80 or Highway 50 will do. Interstate 80 will take you past Donner Summit. If you come by way of I80, take Highway 395 south to Carson City. Highway 50 will take you past Lover's Leap, through South Tahoe and into Carson City.
From Southern California, either take Interstate 5 to Highway 50 or Interstate 80. Alternatively, coming up Highway 395 will take you through Bishop and along the Eastern Sierra.
From Las Vegas, take Highway 95 North. Be careful in Beatty, Goldfield and Tonopah (and other small towns along the way), the police there are very diligent in enforcing the speed limits.
The Reno/Tahoe airport is the only place where the major airlines fly into. It is very easy to get in and out of.
There are numerous hotels, motels and camping areas in the Reno/Carson City area.
Classic Climbing Routes at Reno and Carson City
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