Gangsta Wall Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Most of the routes at the Gangsta Wall - apologies...
Gansta Wall is the orange, slabby area, around the corner, to the left of Hit and Run Area.
It was originally , just known as Billy Land.
It is called Gangsta Wall in the Supertopo "South Lake Tahoe Climbing" guide.
I will use the original route names and the names from this guide.
Walk through brush and some third class to the base.
For more complete information, refer to the Supertopo "South Lake Tahoe Climbing" guide by Chris McNamara.
Climbing Season For the Echo Lakes area.
Weather station 2.7 miles from here
10 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Gangsta Wall
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Gangsta Wall:
Thug Life 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch
Featured Route For Gangsta Wall
Path of Light 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
: Lake Tahoe
: ... : Gangsta Wall
A slightly runout trad route that has effectively been replaced by newer bolted routes to either side of it. Start in a thin seam that turns into a shallow crack with a bush. The start is the same for CA Love, but where CA Love moves left onto the bolted face, continue strait up. Eventually the crack ends and the route wanders up looking for places to put in small gear until you get to a ledge with a two bolt anchor. You can belay here, or continue up a right facing corner to the top. Essentiall...[more] Browse More Classics in California
Bouldering on the Gangsta Wall. Photo by Blitzo.
By Paul Zander
From: Tucson, AZ
Sep 21, 2013
routes from L to R:
Path of Light
2 of America's Most Wanted
Chop Your Dome Off!
The old trad routes Path of Light and Batso's Blitzo have effectively been replaced by the newer mixed routes California Love and The Chronic.