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Elevation: 7,814 ft 2,382 m
GPS: 38.70675, -120.04997
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The idea for this grouping was inspired by the Climb Highway 88 website.

Some of the better loved spots along 88 are Cal Domes for tall multi pitch lines, Silver Lake for topropes, Woodfords Canyon for a concentrated variety of routes, and Bear River Reservoir for obscure wilderness rock.

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California State Route 88 connects Stockton, California to the Nevada border near Minden. It's called the Carson Pass Highway because it crosses that impressive gap at its high point. That same high section closes it to through drives each winter.

State Road 88 conditions at Caltrans.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Carson Pass Highway (88)

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 48
Old Camp Dihedral
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 104
The Perfect Lie Back
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 78
Sands of Time
Trad 6 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 60
I Be Jammin'
Trad
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 53
Cat Scratch Fever
Trad
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 55
Neutron
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 37
Meat Lover Crack AKA Bat Crack
Trad, TR
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 117
One Of These Days
Trad
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13
 97
Wall of the Worlds
Trad 9 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 29
Sun Wall Left
Trad, TR
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 35
O.U.L.D.
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 32
Arrowhead
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 34
Proton
Trad
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 51
Silk Road (High Times)
Trad 14 pitches
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 23
Livin' A Dream
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Old Camp Dihedral Silver Lake > Old Camp Bluff
 48
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
The Perfect Lie Back Woodfords Canyon > Fortress > 6 - Liebacks Area
 104
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Sands of Time Calaveras Domes > Calaveras Dome > 1. Northeast Face
 78
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 6 pitches
I Be Jammin' Woodfords Canyon > Fortress > 4 - Second Alcove
 60
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Cat Scratch Fever Woodfords Canyon > Fortress > 1 - Books Area
 53
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad
Neutron Woodfords Canyon > Cloudburst Canyon > High Energy Wall
 55
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad
Meat Lover Crack AKA Bat Crack Silver Lake > Old Camp Bluff
 37
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, TR
One Of These Days Woodfords Canyon > Cloudburst Canyon > One Of These Days But…
 117
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Wall of the Worlds Calaveras Domes > Calaveras Dome > 2. Central Dome
 97
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13 Trad 9 pitches
Sun Wall Left Woodfords Canyon > Fortress > 8 - Sun Wall Area
 29
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad, TR
O.U.L.D. Woodfords Canyon > Fortress > 4 - Second Alcove
 35
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Arrowhead Woodfords Canyon > Fortress > 3 - Donnie G
 32
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Proton Woodfords Canyon > Cloudburst Canyon > High Energy Wall
 34
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
Silk Road (High Times) Calaveras Domes > Calaveras Dome > 1. Northeast Face
 51
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad 14 pitches
Livin' A Dream Woodfords Canyon > Cloudburst Canyon > One Of These Days But…
 23
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
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