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Upper Wall (aka Contra Canyon Spires) Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 4,603'
Location: 39.8867, -119.6422 View Map  Incorrect?
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South facing wall with six routes total, also called Contra Canyon Spires in John Jackson's North Tahoe guide.

Getting There 

This is the upper wall and farther west.

Climbing Season

For the Reno and Carson City area.

Weather station 4.6 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Upper Wall (aka Contra Canyon Spires)

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Upper Wall (aka Contra Canyon Spires):
Spanish Bombs   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 35'   
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Spanish Bombs 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  Nevada : Reno and Carson City : ... : Upper Wall (aka Contra Cany...
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