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A classic West Shore ride - big climb, big rocky technical descent, big views! Near Sunnyside-Tahoe City, California
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Lake Tahoe Rock Climbing 


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Location: 39.09544, -119.97543 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This area includes all climbing spots near Lake Tahoe within Nevada's state boundaries, from Crystal Bay and Incline Village, south to Stateline.

Getting There 

Along State Route 28 in the northern half, and highway 50 from its junction with 28 south to Stateline.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.4 miles from here

110 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',11],['3 Stars',31],['2 Stars',38],['1 Star',21],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',13],['5.7',5],['5.8',7],['5.9',11],['5.10',18],['5.11',29],['5.12',20],['5.13',6],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Lake Tahoe

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Lake Tahoe:
Crossbow   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Castle Rock : Armory Wall
Catapult   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Castle Rock : Armory Wall
Village Idiot   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Castle Rock : Village Wall
Village People   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Sport, 2 pitches, 180'   Castle Rock : Village Wall
Sabre   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Castle Rock : Armory Wall
Untitled   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Castle Rock : Armory Wall
Bridge Tender   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Castle Rock : Village Wall
War Hammer   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Castle Rock : Armory Wall
Space Pants   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 30'   Castle Rock : Armory Wall
Night Cap   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 2 pitches, 125'   Spooner Crag
Maxwell's Hammer   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Spooner Crag
Court Jester   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Castle Rock : Armory Wall
Pillage the Village   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Castle Rock : Village Wall
The Pike   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 2 pitches, 180'   Castle Rock : Armory Wall
Crystal Crack (aka Left Line)   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Crystal Bay Boulder
Crystal Offwidth (aka Right Line)   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   Crystal Bay Boulder
Forget About It   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   Spooner Crag
Pendulum   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   Castle Rock : Central Gully
Jello Wars   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Spooner Crag
Smells like Pootang   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   Trippy Rock
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Featured Route For Lake Tahoe
Rock Climbing Photo: Dan Osman on the FA of "Psycho Monkey". ...

Psycho Monkey 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c  Nevada : Lake Tahoe : ... : Main Cave
This climbed to the first bolt of "Cave Man", then past five bolts to an anchor....[more]   Browse More Classics in Nevada

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Rock Climbing Photo: The view is okay, I mean if you're one of those wa...
The view is okay, I mean if you're one of those wa...
Rock Climbing Photo: Super unique climb with great undercling jugs. Did...
Super unique climb with great undercling jugs. Did...
Rock Climbing Photo: Panoramic shot from the vista point. This vista an...
Panoramic shot from the vista point. This vista an...
Rock Climbing Photo: Glenbrook, looking through the arch entrance to th...
Glenbrook, looking through the arch entrance to th...
Rock Climbing Photo: Double Rainbow v5
Double Rainbow v5
Rock Climbing Photo: Ballbuster.
BETA PHOTO: Ballbuster.
Rock Climbing Photo: Easy chimney, woohoo!
Easy chimney, woohoo!
Rock Climbing Photo: Hidetaka Suzuki on Shut Up and Climb (5.13a), Cave...
Hidetaka Suzuki on Shut Up and Climb (5.13a), Cave...

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