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Freeway Crags Rock Climbing 


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Location: 39.34291, -120.3263 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Justin Johnsen on Jan 5, 2016
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Description 

I found this breakdown used by John Jackson in his North Tahoe guide to be useful. These areas are all reached most directly from Interstate 80 exits (as opposed to Old Highway 40).

Getting There 

Interstate 80.

Climbing Season

For the Donner/Truckee area.

Weather station 2.2 miles from here

23 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',2],['5.8',4],['5.9',7],['5.10',6],['5.11',2],['5.12',1],['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 Freeway Crags

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Freeway Crags:
Corner left of All American Hand Crack   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 160'   The Babylon Crag
Far East   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   The Babylon Crag
All American Arete   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   The Babylon Crag
Moonwalk   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   P.C.T. Cliff
P.C.T. Crack   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 75'   P.C.T. Cliff
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