Elevation: 6,222 ft
GPS: 38.955, -119.945 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Justin Johnsen on Jun 2, 2015
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Description

The California side of the South Shore of Lake Tahoe basin includes the large level (for the mountains) valley around the resort city of South Lake Tahoe, rising up to Echo Summit and Armstrong Pass. Climbers from this area usually also include the many Woodfords Canyon crags a bit south of here on route 88 in this area.

Community

Tahoe Sports Ltd "..is your locally owned and operated home for equipment and sporting needs, since 1982. Our shop is the largest sports retailer in the basin, carrying the best-of-the-best for your outdoor lifestyle... Our staff is knowledgeable of the area and loves nothing more than to suggest a hiking trail or bike ride."

They sell and rent climbing gear.

Website: https://www.tahoesportsltd.com/

Blue Granite Climbing Gym recently opened, and may be hosting local climbing access meetings.

Website: https://bluegraniteclimbing.com/

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Classic Climbing Routes at South Shore

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V5 6C
 5
Aztec
Boulder
V9 7C
 3
Pimp Juice
Boulder
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 54
Jane Spy
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 43
Crepes Corner
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 26
Divided Sky
Sport 4 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 46
Beer and a Hotdog, Two Bucks
Sport, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 63
Just Jerry
Sport, TR
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 23
Methadone
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 24
Mixed Emotions
Trad, Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 22
Widow Maker
Sport
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 28
Plane Crash
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 32
Moonshine
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 19
Just Do It
Sport
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
 9
Seven and Seven
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 14
Space Invaders
Sport, TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Aztec Meyers Area > Toltec Boulder
 5
V5 6C Boulder
Pimp Juice Pie Shop > Trailhead Boulders > Boulder N (aka Pimp J…
 3
V9 7C Boulder
Jane Spy Luther Spires > Luther Spires
 54
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Crepes Corner Pie Shop > Main Wall
 43
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Divided Sky Meyers Area > Meyers Multipitch
 26
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport 4 pitches
Beer and a Hotdog, Two Bucks Luther Spires > Luther Spires
 46
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport, TR
Just Jerry Luther Spires > Luther Spires
 63
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport, TR
Methadone Luther Rock > Detox Wall
 23
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Mixed Emotions Luther Spires > Luther Spires
 24
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Sport
Widow Maker Luther Spires > Luther Spires
 22
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Plane Crash Luther Spires > Luther Spires
 28
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport
Moonshine Luther Rock > Distillery Wall
 32
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Just Do It Luther Spires > Luther Spires
 19
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Seven and Seven Luther Rock > Distillery Wall
 9
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a Sport
Space Invaders Pie Shop > Space Invaders
 14
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, TR
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