All Locations > California > Lake Tahoe > I-80 Corridor > Bowman Area > Emeralds > Gorge > Upper Gorge > Upper Wall
Avg: 2.3 from 3 votes
|Type:||Sport, 130 ft|
|FA:||John Robinson Brad Johnson|
|Page Views:||353 total · 9/month|
|Shared By:||John Robinson on Oct 1, 2015|
|Admins:||Aron Quiter, Kyle Bishop, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes|
Access Issue: Flood Danger Details
WARNING! As the sign posted at the parking lot reminds you, this area is subject to sudden and severe flooding, especially in run off times (spring and winter). Most of the climbing routes in the gorge are in the potential flooding areas, as walls of the gorge sit below several LARGE floodgates from Lake Spaulding. These gates may open at any time, and as the sign in the parking area states, there may or may not be warning. Being in the gorge when the gates open would probably mean death, and being in the other climbing areas will mean that your exit is blocked until flood waters reside. Read all posted signs in the parking area, and also beware that these may not be updated.
Access Issue: No overnight camping on PG&E property Details
Noticed several tents while walking into the emeralds climbing area this last weekend ( 5/20/17 ). PG&E (Pacific Gas and Electric) has posted several signs at the gate and other areas that state camping is NOT allowed. Please respect this so that access does not become an issue! Thanks in advance, Colby W.
This route climbs a column/arete for 40' then at a good stance you start the crux up the headwall. Route continues up and left. There are anchors at the top of this climb but you can also traverse left to the top anchors of on the adjacent climb to the left.
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