REI Community
South Face

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Peanut Brittle T 
Raspberry Bypass T 
Strawberry Overpass T 

South Face Rock Climbing 


Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Location: 38.8023, -120.13748 View Map  Incorrect?
Page Views: 1,579
Administrators: Aron Quiter, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Justin Johnsen on Jul 10, 2014
Forecast:
Overnight

57°
Thursday

74° | 56°
Friday

76° | 56°
Saturday

76° | 57°
Sunday

75° | 57°
Monday

75° | 56°
You & This Area
Best climbs for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
View of Hogsback from the Central Wall on a crisp ...

Seasonal Raptor Closure MORE INFO >>>

Description 

The Hogsback's south facing wall is less impressive than the its tall north face, and the least visited climbing area on the formation. Still, when the conditions are right, this sunny face may lure you in.

The routes here are named in Mike Carville's 1999 Tahoe guide, so I assume they were developed before 1999. Hopefully somebody in the know will be willing to share the history of the climbs around Stawberry Overpass.

Getting There 

Follow one of several faint climbers' trails towards the steepest and most inviting section of this otherwise low and slabby face. When the class 3 scrambling ends and becomes technical above the ledge you stand on, you're probably at the place.

Climbing Season

For the Hogsback area.

Weather station 6.5 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in South Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for South Face:
Peanut Brittle   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   
Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in South Face

Featured Route For South Face
Rock Climbing Photo: SW face of Hogsback (left)

Raspberry Bypass 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  California : Lake Tahoe : ... : South Face
A steep face 15 feet left of Peanut Brittle leads to a left slanting ramp. Stay left of Peanut Brittle all the way to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

Comments on South Face Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -

Mountain Project

The Definitive Climbing Resource

MTB Project

Next Generation MTB Trail Maps

Powder Project

Backcountry Ski Maps & Secret Stashes
FREE Stickers · Gyms · RSS · School of Rock · Contact · About