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West Wall

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Banana, The T 
April Fools T 
Arctic Breeze S 
Captain Coconuts T 
Craven Image T 
Dead Tree Direct T 
Gamoke, The T 
Hospital Corner T 
Lady Bug T 
Magnum Force T 
Main Line T 
Nirvana S 
Third Stone From The Sun T 
Vanishing Point T 

West Wall Rock Climbing 


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Location: 38.7991, -120.1361 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

A continuation of the Main Wall. Must-do routes include Hospital Corner (5.10a), one of the best 5.10s at the Leap.

Getting There 

Approach as for the Main Wall.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.4 miles from here

14 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',3],['5.8',0],['5.9',3],['5.10',6],['5.11',2],['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 West Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for West Wall:
Craven Image   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 5 pitches   
April Fools   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad   
The Banana   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 160'   
Arctic Breeze   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 105'   
Hospital Corner   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 240'   
Vanishing Point   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 5 pitches, 485'   
The Gamoke   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   
Magnum Force   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Third Stone From The Sun   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 5 pitches, 485'   
Main Line   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Nirvana   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Sport, 2 pitches, 160'   
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Featured Route For West Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Catching some exposure above the second belay.

Nirvana 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a  CA : Tahoe : ... : West Wall
Climbs the Arete to the left of Hospital Corner. First pitch follows the beautifull orange arete through thin delicate moves to a bulge, then up dikes to a preplexing finish. One 60m rope will get you close to the ground. Carefull or you'll drop someone on the lower off. The second pitch climbs even thinner and more balancy moves past a few bolts to the anchor. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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