Spooner Crag Climbing
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Crag hidden in the trees above the junction of NV 28 and US 50 on the east shore of tahoe. Small formation of volcanic tuff about 100 feet tall. Two sides yield about a dozen moderates. SW face is more challenging. South face little easier. Mostly sport climbing and one trad 5.8 with one bolt. Can climb in winter, gets great sun, may have snow on the ground.
Pull into the parking lot at the junction of NV 28 and US 50 a few miles west of Spooner Summit. It is on the westide of hwy 28 hundred yards down from the junction. The parking lot is long. Park anywhere but hike west (uphill) in the middle of the parking lot. Many small foot trails lead to the rock about 200 yards from the parking lot. Biggest rock on the ridge. About hundred feet tall.
Classic Climbing Routes at Spooner Crag
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