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
Box Tops 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c California
: Lake Tahoe
: ... : The Babylon Crag
This route climbs the bolted face (steep slab) 10 feet to the left of proof of purchase. It is thin, technical, and very sustained. Start about 10 feet to the left of the corner and surmount the small 4" ledge then climb the face past the first bolt (recommended stick clip). Move left on the least steep part of the slab through easy climbing to clip the 2nd bolt(optional gear here recommended). Now move through the line of 7 bolts to the top first veering slightly left then right then left. ...[more] Browse More Classics in California