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Central Wall

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Central Wall Rock Climbing 


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Description 

Central wall is the wall between The East Wall and The Main Wall.
Here you will find "Lover's Chimney", Bookmark, Roofer Madness, "Unknown Soldier" and other well known classics.

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Weather station 6.3 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',2],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Central Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Central Wall:
Lover's Chimney   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 3 pitches, 350'   
Bookmark   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 3 pitches, 370'   
Eagle Buttress, Left   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 5 pitches, 600'   
Eagle Buttress, Right Side   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 5 pitches, 600'   
Roofer Madness   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 5 pitches, 550'   
The Hourglass   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 4 pitches, 475'   
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Featured Route For Central Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: caughtinside nears the P1 belay on Eagle Buttress ...

Eagle Buttress, Right Side 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  California : Lake Tahoe : ... : Central Wall
The pitch off Main Ledge is the business, a succession of mantles on dikes up a steep wall to a spectacular hand traverse right to an overhang. Surmount the overhang and belay. Climb a crack system to a wide gully then follow the Eagle Buttress, Left Side route for 200' to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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