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Areas in Lake Tahoe

Ballbuster Rock 9 / 0 / 14 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 15
Castle Rock 0 / 30 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 30
Cave Rock - CLOSED 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Crystal Bay Boulder 2 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Double Rainbow Boulder 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Shakespeare Rock 8 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 9
Spooner Crag 1 / 14 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 15
Trippy Rock 1 / 4 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6

Description [Suggest Change]

This area includes all climbing spots near Lake Tahoe within Nevada's state boundaries, from Crystal Bay and Incline Village, south to Stateline: the north shore and east shore.

Getting There [Suggest Change]

Along State Route 28 in the northern half, and highway 50 from its junction with 28 south to Stateline.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Lake Tahoe

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 9
00-06
Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 10
Village Idiot
Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 11
Village People
Sport 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 17
Maxwell's Hammer
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 17
Night Cap
Sport 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 10
War Hammer
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
 8
Space Pants
Sport, TR
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 9
Pillage the Village
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 5
Court Jester
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 8
The Pike
Sport 2 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 10
Crystal Offwidth (aka Right Line)
Trad, TR
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 15
Forget About It
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 12
Jello Wars
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 7
Excalibur
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 8
Smells like Pootang
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
00-06 Castle Rock > School Rock
 9
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Sport
Village Idiot Castle Rock > Village Wall
 10
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Village People Castle Rock > Village Wall
 11
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport 2 pitches
Maxwell's Hammer Spooner Crag
 17
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Night Cap Spooner Crag
 17
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport 2 pitches
War Hammer Castle Rock > Armory Wall
 10
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Space Pants Castle Rock > Armory Wall
 8
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 Sport, TR
Pillage the Village Castle Rock > Village Wall
 9
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Court Jester Castle Rock > Armory Wall
 5
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
The Pike Castle Rock > Armory Wall
 8
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport 2 pitches
Crystal Offwidth (aka Right… Crystal Bay Boulder
 10
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, TR
Forget About It Spooner Crag
 15
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport
Jello Wars Spooner Crag
 12
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Excalibur Castle Rock > E Gully, Playground R…
 7
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Smells like Pootang Trippy Rock > Main Rock
 8
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
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