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North Tahoe: A Rock Climber's Guide


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Josh Horniak / Cold Stream Media / 2017

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The definitive guidebook to rock climbing in the North Tahoe region. This 350+ page full-color guide has it all! Photo diagrams of every crag, detailed topographical maps, route info, inspiring photos as well as hundreds of never before published routes!This guidebook covers a broad geographical area north of Lake Tahoe between Auburn, CA in the west and Reno, NV in the east. It describes over 1400 rock climbs, which span the full spectrum of climbing styles and grades, from multi-pitch traditional adventures to clip-and-go sport routes. All the classic and previously documented areas - such as Donner Pass, Big Chief, Rainbow, and Indian Springs - have been thoroughly researched and expanded to include pitch length, grade, gear required, a description of each climb, as well as detailed approach and descent options. The new and yet-to-be documented areas of Bowman Valley, The Emeralds, and Cold Stream Canyon are included for the first time in print. From the classic to the soon-to-be classic, the guide includes over 90 distinct crags in the greater Tahoe area.