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Winter Wall Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 4,395'
Location: 38.77477, -120.30968 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aron Quiter, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Salamanizer suchoski on Feb 4, 2014
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Description 

The Winter Wall is a small but steep to overhanging 80ft of seemingly blank wall. There are few routes on this formation as it has few usable features on it's smooth walls. However, a few routes do exist. Two on it's less vertical and much shorter west side and one aid route up the center of the main wall.

This wall is mostly in the shade all day. Its steep face which has the aid route makes for a somewhat dry location to get vertical in less than dry conditions.

Getting There 

Located of the main trail to the left in the trees just before you get to Midway Rock.

Climbing Season

For the Sugarloaf area.

Weather station 10.2 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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Featured Route For Winter Wall

The Winter Wall A1+  California : Lake Tahoe : ... : Winter Wall
The Winter Wall is a short aid route put up in the middle of winter during a very wet snowstorm. This short route makes a good practice aid route for those looking to practice steep hooking, hanging on rivets (1/4in buttonheads), pounding thin short pins and placing gear in awkward positions for bigger walls in the future. Or someone just looking for something to do on a cold snowy winter day. Don't be intimidated, this is a pretty well protected and easy to follow aid route, especially if there...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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