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South Lake Tahoe Climbing
Authors Chris McNamara
Routes: 250+ (click to see the complete route list)
Difficulty:  5.4-5.13c
Pages: 184 pages
Format: Your choice of Printed Guidebook, or
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Edition: 1st Edition, March 2004

South Lake Tahoe offers exquisite year-round climbing for every ability and taste. Trad climbers can jam smooth Yosemite-like cracks at Sugarloaf or Eagle Lake, pull on steep knobs at Phantom Spires, lead their first multi-pitch route at Lover’s Leap. Sport climbers can clip bolts at Luther Rock, Luther Spires and Mayhem Cove. This book focuses on some of the highest quality granite in the Sierra.

Features available in both Print Books and eBooks:  
Most accurate & detailed topos ever!
First ascent history by Steve Roper, George Connor. and Aidan Maguire
Nearly every route personally climbed by author Chris McNamara

Itineraries for getting the most of your trip
Detailed approach and descent beta
Strategy and retreat beta

 

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Complete List of Included Climbs
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Route Name Formation Review
Lover's Leap, Central Wall - Eagle Buttress, Right 5.10a - Lake Tahoe, California, USA. Click for details.
Eagle Buttress, Right
5.10a, Lover's Leap, Central Wall

The route as seen from Hogsback.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Lover's Leap, Central Wall
5
5.10a
4 Star Rating
Lover's Leap, Hogwild - It's Better with Bacon 5.8 - Lake Tahoe, California, USA. Click for details.
It's Better with Bacon
5.8, Lover's Leap, Hogwild


Photo:Chris McNamara
Lover's Leap, Hogwild
5
5.8
3 Star Rating
Lover's Leap, Main Wall - Traveler Buttress 5.9 - Lake Tahoe, California, USA. Click for details.
Traveler Buttress
5.9, Lover's Leap, Main Wall

One of the 50 Classic Climbs of North America.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Lover's Leap, Main Wall
4
5.9
5 Star Rating
Lover's Leap, East Wall - Psychedelic Tree 5.9 - Lake Tahoe, California, USA. Click for details.
Psychedelic Tree
5.9, Lover's Leap, East Wall

A view from the approach.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Lover's Leap, East Wall
4
5.9
2 Star Rating
Lover's Leap, Main Wall - Corrugation Corner 5.7 - Lake Tahoe, California, USA. Click for details.
Corrugation Corner
5.7, Lover's Leap, Main Wall

The the longest 5.7 at Lover's Leap.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Lover's Leap, Main Wall
3
5.7
5 Star Rating
Lover's Leap, Hogsback - Knapsack Crack 5.5 - Lake Tahoe, California, USA. Click for details.
Knapsack Crack
5.5, Lover's Leap, Hogsback

the route as seen from Highway 50.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Lover's Leap, Hogsback
3
5.5
3 Star Rating
Lover's Leap, Hogsback - Deception 5.6 - Lake Tahoe, California, USA. Click for details.
Deception
5.6, Lover's Leap, Hogsback

The route as seen from Highway 50.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Lover's Leap, Hogsback
3
5.6
3 Star Rating
Lover's Leap, East Wall - The Line 5.9 - Lake Tahoe, California, USA. Click for details.
The Line
5.9, Lover's Leap, East Wall

The most striking line at The Leap.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Lover's Leap, East Wall
3
5.9
5 Star Rating
Lover's Leap, Lower Buttress - Surrealistic Pillar 5.7 - Lake Tahoe, California, USA. Click for details.
Surrealistic Pillar
5.7, Lover's Leap, Lower Buttress

A view from Hogsback.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Lover's Leap, Lower Buttress
3
5.7
4 Star Rating
Lover's Leap, East Wall - Haystack 5.8 - Lake Tahoe, California, USA. Click for details.
Haystack
5.8, Lover's Leap, East Wall

A view from the approach.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Lover's Leap, East Wall
3
5.8
4 Star Rating
Lover's Leap, East Wall - East Crack 5.8 - Lake Tahoe, California, USA. Click for details.
East Crack
5.8, Lover's Leap, East Wall

A view from the approach.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Lover's Leap, East Wall
3
5.8
3 Star Rating
Sugarloaf - Scheister 5.7 - Sugarloaf, California, USA. Click for details.
Scheister
5.7, Sugarloaf


Photo:Chris McNamara
Sugarloaf
3
5.7
4 Star Rating
Lover's Leap, East Wall - Fantasia 5.9 R - Lake Tahoe, California, USA. Click for details.
Fantasia
5.9 R, Lover's Leap, East Wall

One of the more intimidating routes at The Leap.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Lover's Leap, East Wall
3
5.9 R
4 Star Rating
Lover's Leap, East Wall - Scimitar 5.9 R - Lake Tahoe, California, USA. Click for details.
Scimitar
5.9 R, Lover's Leap, East Wall

A view from the approach.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Lover's Leap, East Wall
3
5.9 R
4 Star Rating
Sugarloaf - Farley 5.9 - Lake Tahoe, California, USA. Click for details.
Farley
5.9, Sugarloaf


Photo:Chris McNamara
Sugarloaf
3
5.9
4 Star Rating
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