Freeway Crags Rock Climbing
Dan Seeliger moving into the hand crack and around...
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).
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]
Classic Climbing Routes in Freeway Crags
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Freeway Crags:
Featured Route For Freeway Crags
All American Hand Crack 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a California
: Lake Tahoe
: ... : The Babylon Crag
This route is located on the South face of The Babylon Crag. It is a little ways up a gully and at close range reveals a very parallel, almost Indian Creek quality crack (for the first 15' or so, anyway), that gradually widens from rattly fingers to wide hands in the space of 25 feet. The steadily overhanging face gives way to a scooped ledge that continues up a perfect low-angle hand crack to a horn. It felt pretty sandbagged at the grade to me, so perhaps a more modern, pussified consensus awa...[more] Browse More Classics in California