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Sport, 80 ft,
Avg: 2.6 from 25
FA: Dave Hatchett, Jeff Mckitterick, 1993
> Lake Tahoe
> Truckee River C…
> Big Chief Area
> Center Wall
This route is located in the crazy colorful rocks just to the left of the main cave area. If you see a section that's got giant blocks colored green, orange, white and black in addition to the standard Big Chief off-red, you're probably in the right place.
There are two routes that ascend this section, this is the right one. The other route is Big Cheif Arete (5.11a) and is also an excellent route.
In climbing this route, you can throw away any and all moves you've ever learned in indoor and outdoor sport climbing. You will get dizzy looking around for grips and things to help you on your way up, though the climb is well worth any vertigo you may experience.
There are a few sections of this route that are a little runout, so rest when you can.