Eagle Lake Cliff Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Some nice mixed lines that form on the winter.
Eagle Lake Cliff sports some of the best cracks in the Tahoe Basin.
It is well worth the half hour approach up scenic Eagle Creek Canyon.
Space Walk is the gem of the area, and one of the best cracks, anywhere.
Eagle Lake Cliff lies above the south side of Eagle Lake.
To get there, hike the Eagle Falls Trail west and south from its trailhead, about one mile. Once you see the lake ahead, go right at the next trail junction and follow Eagle Lake Trail to the water's edge. Go left from here, walking along the east side of it to the south shore, and the cliff is obvious there.
Weather station 7.0 miles from here
23 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Eagle Lake Cliff
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Eagle Lake Cliff:
The Beak 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Space Walk 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a Trad, 1 pitch
Featured Route For Eagle Lake Cliff
Seams to Me 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b CA
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Spectacular crack just left of the right-slanting crack of "The Nagual". A 60m rope will just get you to a ledge above the ground, from which you can easily downclimb. Be careful. The route can be TRd with some care - scramble up the gully a ways to the left (the second gully!)....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
Relaxing view of Eagle Lake from the cliff.
Kids enjoying a summer's day on Eagle Lake with Ea...
Eagle Lake Cliff and Eagle Lake
Eagle Creek Falls. Photo by Blitzo.
Eagle Lake. Photo by Blitzo.
Aug 17, 2010
TO the left of Buster Brown about 20 feet there is a line that I did that started thin fingers 5.10'ish and over the hump you need HUGE gear double #4's and #5's. I'm a wuss so I scampered down and TR'd from top.
At the top when TR'ing, look for the double pine trees next to each other and further on a bent over big pine tree that looks like someone sat on it all curled to the ground. In between the double pine trees you can rap down to rap anchors for this climb. Need #3 and master cams to anchor yourslef to get down to it.