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Pony Express Trail (XP) and Lovers Leap Trail
High quality singletrack starting on Echo Summit, passing over Lover's Leap and dropping to Kyburz. Near South Lake Tahoe, California
Gunmount Trail
A great first time ride that connects the bottom of Angora Ridge to the Gunmount at Highway 50. Near South Lake Tahoe, California
Angora Ridge Trail
A grand ride down from the top of Tahoe Mountain, overlooking South Lake Tahoe and Fallen Leaf Lake. Near South Lake Tahoe, California
Kings Beach Superloop
A big tour of some of the best singletrack in the King's Beach area. Near Kings Beach, California
Hawley Grade
A quick but short descent connecting Route 50 with Route 89. Near South Lake Tahoe, California
Xmas Valley Epic
An amazing ride in Christmas Valley with some of the best fall colors in the Tahoe Basin! Near South Lake Tahoe, California
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Lake Tahoe Rock Climbing 


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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',10],['3 Stars',35],['2 Stars',40],['1 Star',19],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',14],['5.7',4],['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:
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
Village Idiot   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Castle Rock : Village Wall
Bridge Tender   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Castle Rock : Village Wall
Space Pants   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 30'   Castle Rock : Armory Wall
War Hammer   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   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
5.9 Wall   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 30'   Castle Rock : West Gully
Crystal Crack (aka Left Line)   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Crystal Bay Boulder
Stretch Rack   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   Castle Rock : West Gully
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
Excalibur   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   Castle Rock : East Gully, Playground Rock...
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: Steve Schneider on "Shut Up and Climb". ...

Shut Up and Climb 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b  Nevada : Lake Tahoe : ... : Main Cave
Same start as "The Pit". Climbed past nine bolts to an anchor....[more]   Browse More Classics in Nevada

Photos of Lake Tahoe Slideshow Add Photo
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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