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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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Administrators: Aron Quiter, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Justin Johnsen, Salamanizer suchoski, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: M. Morley on Jun 9, 2008
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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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The Gamoke 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  California : Lake Tahoe : ... : West Wall
You can either do the same start as Hospital Corner, or start up a grungy corner just to the right of that. first pitch, 5.8. you could also start up the first pitch of Anesthesia (that sparsely, but adequately bolted slab just right of HC, 5.8) You can either build a gear belay on some blocks at the base of the huge flake, or do what we did, which was to build it on the p1 Anesthesia bolted belay, 10 feet to the right. This saves your hand-sized cams you need for higher on the route.Pitch t...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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