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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
Downloadable eBook (PDF)
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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Read Our Reviews...
  "From pure trad to knob-and-dike face climbing and pure modern clip- ups, there is something in it for everyone." - David Rosenstein, American Alpine News
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  " worked like a dream" - Climbing Magazine
"McNamara has put together a complete guidebook--with interesting history, colorful route descriptions, and great photos--to some of the best little granite crags in the States." - Jeff Achey, Editor, Climbing Magazine
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Complete List of Included Climbs
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Route Name Formation Review
Deception Direct Lover's Leap, Hogsback
3 Star Rating
Harvey's Wallbangers, Right Lover's Leap, Hogsback
3 Star Rating
Deception Lover's Leap, Hogsback
3 Star Rating
Harvey's Wallbangers, Center Lover's Leap, Hogsback
2 Star Rating
Wave Rider Lover's Leap, Hogsback
3 Star Rating
Knapsack Crack Lover's Leap, Hogsback
3 Star Rating
Manic Depressive Direct Lover's Leap, Hogsback
2 Star Rating

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