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Strangler Cliff

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Hillside Strangler T 
Nevada/Utah Border T 
Strangle Hold T 

Strangler Cliff Rock Climbing 

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A primarily shaded cliff, it is probably better to climb here during the warmer months or on a warmer winter day. A short approach is a welcome reprieve from some of the lung busting hikes you may otherwise be accustomed to in this area.

Getting There 

From eastbound on the 88, turn off left onto the dirt road for the Crystal Springs Campground and take the immediate right into the turnout loop to park.

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.2 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Strangler Cliff

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Strangler Cliff:
Nevada/Utah Border   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Hillside Strangler   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 35'   
Strangle Hold   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 35'   
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Featured Route For Strangler Cliff
Rock Climbing Photo: Hillside strangler

Hillside Strangler 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  California : Lake Tahoe : ... : Strangler Cliff
A great test in finger cracks, the Hillside Strangler is powerful, interspersed finger locks leading to a desperate finish. Short, but high quality....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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By Tyler Alves
From: Sacramento, CA
Jul 9, 2013
Anyone climbed either of the two offwidths up at Strangler Cliff? One is about 2 feet left of Strangle Hold (~30') and the other is on the wall uphill and directly behind Hillside Strangler (~20'). I'm heading up tonight to give em a go, so any info will probably be after the fact... but still much appreciated.
By Laine Christman
From: Reno, NV
Jul 10, 2013
Looking for a classic Woodfords offwidth? Try Off Width Out You 5.9

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