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Classic Climbs for Lake Tahoe

Mountain Project's determination of the most popular, highly-rated routes.

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 338
Knapsack Crack
Trad 3 pitches
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 116
Kindergarten Crack
Trad 2 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 141
East Wall
Trad 3 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 276
Deception
Trad 3 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 184
Composure
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 114
Junior High
Trad 3 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 148
Insidious Crack
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 76
Ham and Cheese
Sport 3 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 190
Over Easy
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 966
Corrugation Corner
Trad 3 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 148
Scheister
Trad 3 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 133
Gingerbread
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 94
Harvey's Wallbangers, Right
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 604
Surrealistic Pillar
Trad 3 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 116
Devaluation
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 718
Bear's Reach
Trad 3 pitches
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 148
Hogwild
Trad
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 141
Rated X
Trad 2 pitches
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
 130
It's Better with Bacon
Trad 5 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 172
Telegraph Crack
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 83
Strontium 90
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 129
Mole's Corner
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 165
Jellyroll Arch
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 187
M+M
Sport, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 295
East Crack
Trad 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 155
Preparation H
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 546
Haystack
Trad 4 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 117
Unconquerable
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
 355
The Groove
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 86
The Perfect Lie Back
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 87
Hair Shirt
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 121
Regular Route
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 77
Cast In Stone
Sport 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 212
Pony Express
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 162
Test Piece
Trad, TR
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 158
War Path
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 89
Morticia
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 151
Farley
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 148
War Paint
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 79
Car Jacker
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 195
Black September
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
 67
Fantasia
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 90
Rock n Rolla
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 125
Closed For Lunch
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 144
Psychedelic Tree
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
 152
Scimitar
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 154
Dinkum
Trad, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 74
Fallout
Trad, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 329
Traveler Buttress
Trad 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 273
One Hand Clapping
Trad 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 94
Touch and Go
Trad 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 555
The Line
Trad 3 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 231
Nova Express
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 157
Fear of Flying
Trad 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 359
Hospital Corner
Trad 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 169
Push To Open
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 120
Rebirth
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 213
Bottomless Topless
Trad, TR
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 143
Dominion
Trad
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 144
Space Truckin'
Trad
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 79
The Prow
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 169
Uncomfortably Dumb
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 175
Molar Concentration
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 71
Hyperspace
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 95
Jam Session
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 309
Surrealistic Pillar Direct
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 214
Farewell To Arms
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 89
420 Club
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 85
Fingerlock
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 105
Firecracker
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 131
Mohawk
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 94
One Of These Days
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 156
Scale Wall
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 112
Tombstone Terror
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 225
Candyland
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 242
Step Into The Light
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 87
Seams to Me
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 103
Vacavillain
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 103
Where's The Beef
Sport
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13
 68
Wall of the Worlds
Trad 9 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 146
Charlee And The Stick Factory
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 147
The Fracture
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 125
Sinbad-Herbert
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 110
Little Feat
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 175
Aerial
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 157
Peter Principle
Trad, TR
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 72
Made In Japan
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 129
Super Size Me
Sport
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 85
Power Lust
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 70
Taurus
Trad
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 73
Boot Hill
Sport
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 72
Disciples Of The New Wave
Trad
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 103
Duppy Conqueror
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 54
Radio Static
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 64
Manic Depression
Trad
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 54
Space Walk
Trad
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 69
Short Subject
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 55
Pillar of Society
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 59
Cookie Mix
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 113
Monkey Paws
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Knapsack Crack Highway 50 Corr… > … > Hogsback > N Face
 338
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad 3 pitches
Kindergarten Crack I-80 Corridor > … > School Rock > 1. Main - Left
 116
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad 2 pitches
East Wall Highway 50 Corr… > … > Main Formation > E Wall
 141
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 3 pitches
Deception Highway 50 Corr… > … > Hogsback > N Face
 276
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 3 pitches
Composure I-80 Corridor > … > N Face > 2. Gully - Left Side
 184
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Junior High I-80 Corridor > … > School Rock > 1. Main - Left
 114
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 3 pitches
Insidious Crack I-80 Corridor > … > Grouse Slab > E Face
 148
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Ham and Cheese Highway 50 Corr… > … > Hogsback > Hogwild
 76
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport 3 pitches
Over Easy Highway 50 Corr… > Phantom Spires > Middle Spire
 190
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Corrugation Corner Highway 50 Corr… > … > Main Formation > Main Wall
 966
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
Scheister Highway 50 Corr… > … > Sugarloaf > E Face
 148
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
Gingerbread Highway 50 Corr… > Phantom Spires > Upper Spire
 133
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
Harvey's Wallbangers, Right Highway 50 Corr… > … > Hogsback > N Face
 94
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
Surrealistic Pillar Highway 50 Corr… > Lover's Leap > Lower Buttress
 604
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
Devaluation I-80 Corridor > … > N Face > 1. N Face Main
 116
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Bear's Reach Highway 50 Corr… > … > Main Formation > E Wall
 718
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
Hogwild Highway 50 Corr… > … > Hogsback > Hogwild
 148
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Rated X I-80 Corridor > … > Black Wall > 3. Black Wall - Right
 141
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
It's Better with Bacon Highway 50 Corr… > … > Hogsback > Hogwild
 130
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c Trad 5 pitches
Telegraph Crack I-80 Corridor > … > E Face > 1. Upper Slabs
 172
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Strontium 90 W Shore > Eagle Creek Canyon > 90 Foot Wall
 83
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Mole's Corner I-80 Corridor > … > E Face > 1. Upper Slabs
 129
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Jellyroll Arch I-80 Corridor > … > Grouse Slab > E Face
 165
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
M+M I-80 Corridor > … > Cave Valley (ak… > Scale Wall
 187
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport, TR
East Crack Highway 50 Corr… > … > Main Formation > E Wall
 295
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Preparation H Highway 50 Corr… > … > Main Formation > E Wall
 155
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Haystack Highway 50 Corr… > … > Main Formation > E Wall
 546
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 4 pitches
Unconquerable Highway 50 Corr… > … > Buck's Bar Dome > Main Area
 117
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
The Groove Highway 50 Corr… > Lover's Leap > Lower Buttress
 355
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 Trad 2 pitches
The Perfect Lie Back Carson Pass Hig… > … > Fortress > 6 - Liebacks Area
 86
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Hair Shirt I-80 Corridor > … > N Face > 3. Gully - Right Side
 87
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Regular Route Highway 50 Corr… > Phantom Spires > Middle Spire
 121
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Cast In Stone I-80 Corridor > … > Benches > Negativity Cave
 77
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport 2 pitches
Pony Express Highway 50 Corr… > … > Sugarloaf > W Face
 212
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Test Piece Highway 50 Corr… > … > Buck's Bar Dome > Main Area
 162
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
War Path Truckee River C… > Big Chief > Center Wall
 158
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport
Morticia Highway 50 Corr… > … > Sugarloaf > E Face
 89
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Farley Highway 50 Corr… > … > Sugarloaf > E Face
 151
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
War Paint Truckee River C… > Big Chief > Center Wall
 148
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Car Jacker W Shore > Eagle Creek Canyon > Mayhem Cove
 79
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Black September I-80 Corridor > … > Black Wall > 3. Black Wall - Right
 195
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Fantasia Highway 50 Corr… > … > Main Formation > E Wall
 67
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R Trad 3 pitches
Rock n Rolla I-80 Corridor > … > Bowman Valley > Candy Land
 90
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Closed For Lunch I-80 Corridor > … > Benches > Dollar Store
 125
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Psychedelic Tree Highway 50 Corr… > … > Main Formation > E Wall
 144
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Scimitar Highway 50 Corr… > … > Main Formation > E Wall
 152
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R Trad 3 pitches
Dinkum Highway 50 Corr… > … > Buck's Bar Dome > Dinkum Gulley
 154
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, TR
Fallout W Shore > Eagle Creek Canyon > 90 Foot Wall
 74
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, TR
Traveler Buttress Highway 50 Corr… > … > Main Formation > Main Wall
 329
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 4 pitches
One Hand Clapping I-80 Corridor > … > Black Wall > 1. Black Wall - Left
 273
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 4 pitches
Touch and Go I-80 Corridor > … > Black Wall > 1. Black Wall - Left
 94
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 4 pitches
The Line Highway 50 Corr… > … > Main Formation > E Wall
 555
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Nova Express I-80 Corridor > … > E Face > 3. E Face Main
 231
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Fear of Flying Highway 50 Corr… > Phantom Spires > Upper Spire
 157
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
Hospital Corner Highway 50 Corr… > … > Main Formation > W Wall
 359
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
Push To Open I-80 Corridor > … > Benches > Dollar Store
 169
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Rebirth I-80 Corridor > … > Kudos Cliff > Kudos Right
 120
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Bottomless Topless I-80 Corridor > … > N Face > 1. N Face Main
 213
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, TR
Dominion Highway 50 Corr… > … > Sugarloaf > E Face
 143
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Space Truckin' W Shore > Eagle Creek Canyon > Eagle Lake Cliff
 144
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
The Prow Highway 50 Corr… > Phantom Spires > Middle Spire
 79
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport
Uncomfortably Dumb I-80 Corridor > … > Cave Valley (ak… > Horseshoe Canyon
 169
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Molar Concentration I-80 Corridor > … > N Face > 2. Gully - Left Side
 175
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Hyperspace Highway 50 Corr… > … > Sugarloaf > W Face
 71
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Jam Session I-80 Corridor > … > N Face > 2. Gully - Left Side
 95
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Surrealistic Pillar Direct Highway 50 Corr… > Lover's Leap > Lower Buttress
 309
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Farewell To Arms I-80 Corridor > … > E Face > 3. E Face Main
 214
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
420 Club I-80 Corridor > … > Benches > Chalkporium
 89
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Fingerlock Highway 50 Corr… > Sugarloaf Area > Sugarbun
 85
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Firecracker I-80 Corridor > … > Black Wall > 1. Black Wall - Left
 105
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Mohawk Truckee River C… > Big Chief > Center Wall
 131
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
One Of These Days Carson Pass Hig… > … > Cloudburst Canyon > One Of These Days But…
 94
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Scale Wall I-80 Corridor > … > Cave Valley (ak… > Scale Wall
 156
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Tombstone Terror Highway 50 Corr… > … > Main Formation > Main Wall
 112
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Candyland Highway 50 Corr… > Phantom Spires > Middle Spire
 225
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Step Into The Light I-80 Corridor > … > Kudos Cliff > Kudos Left
 242
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Seams to Me W Shore > Eagle Creek Canyon > Eagle Lake Cliff
 87
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Vacavillain I-80 Corridor > … > Cave Valley (ak… > Horseshoe Canyon
 103
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Where's The Beef I-80 Corridor > … > Benches > Fast Food Wall
 103
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Wall of the Worlds Carson Pass Hig… > … > Calaveras Dome > 2. Central Dome
 68
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13 Trad 9 pitches
Charlee And The Stick Factory I-80 Corridor > … > Benches > Fortress
 146
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
The Fracture Highway 50 Corr… > … > Sugarloaf > E Face
 147
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Sinbad-Herbert Highway 50 Corr… > Lover's Leap > Lower Buttress
 125
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Little Feat I-80 Corridor > … > E Face > 3. E Face Main
 110
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Aerial I-80 Corridor > … > N Face > 1. N Face Main
 175
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Peter Principle I-80 Corridor > … > N Face > 1. N Face Main
 157
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, TR
Made In Japan I-80 Corridor > Donner Summit > Space Wall
 72
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Super Size Me I-80 Corridor > … > Benches > Fast Food Wall
 129
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Power Lust Highway 50 Corr… > … > Main Formation > Main Wall
 85
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Taurus Highway 50 Corr… > … > Sugarloaf > E Face
 70
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
Boot Hill Highway 50 Corr… > … > Main Formation > Main Wall
 73
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport
Disciples Of The New Wave I-80 Corridor > … > N Face > 3. Gully - Right Side
 72
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad
Duppy Conqueror I-80 Corridor > … > Kudos Cliff > Kudos Left
 103
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Radio Static I-80 Corridor > … > Benches > Steel Monkey Wall
 54
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Manic Depression I-80 Corridor > … > N Face > 1. N Face Main
 64
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad
Space Walk W Shore > Eagle Creek Canyon > Eagle Lake Cliff
 54
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad
Short Subject I-80 Corridor > … > School Rock > 2. Main - Right
 69
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Pillar of Society Highway 50 Corr… > Lover's Leap > Lower Buttress
 55
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Cookie Mix I-80 Corridor > Donner Summit > S Star Wall
 59
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Monkey Paws I-80 Corridor > … > N Face > 1. N Face Main
 113
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad