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Ballbuster Rock Rock Climbing 

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Giant 50 foot boulder on the east shore of Lake Tahoe.

Getting There 

On Nevada Highway 28 about 3 miles north of the junction with U.S. Highway 50.

The parking area is a shoulder on the east side of highway 28 where Bliss creek intersects the road. From the parked cars, the climbing area can be seen on the west side of the road from the car and is just a short 30 second hike away once you cross the street.

Climbing Season

For the Lake Tahoe area.

Weather station 2.2 miles from here

15 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',12],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Ballbuster Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Ballbuster Rock:
The Mantel   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     TR, 30'   South Face
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Featured Route For Ballbuster Rock
Rock Climbing Photo: Dustin working throught the mantel on The Mantel.

The Mantel 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  Nevada : Lake Tahoe : ... : South Face
Start on top of some boulders and mantel over the bulge. This is the crux and I won't give away the secret beta here. Face climb and lieback up the right side of the arete. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Nevada

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By Josh Cameron
From: California in my Mind
Feb 17, 2011
A small local crag that can often feel quite crowded. However, most of the people who climb here are quite friendly. Please uphold this attitude and be willing to share the rock if others show up.

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