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The Box

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About The Box:

A smaller cliff not directly connected to the main Leap and with an alternate approach. Has only 6 climbs, from 11a to 12b, but these include Dog Party, one of the best 12 cracks in Tahoe.
Approach: From the parking lot walk west under some power lines until you reach a climbers trail heading up through the forest. When the trail stops, traverse along a blocky ledge to the Box, made obvious by the distinctive roof and steep corner.
Approach Time: 20 min
Latitude, Longitude:
Access Issues: One shouldn't walk through people's property to get to the trail.
Rock Type: Granite
Type of Climbing: Sport/Trad
Sun Aspect: Afternoon Sun


SequenceSequence numbers indicate the left (L) to right (R) order of the routes. Rating Route Difficulty Ascents
1 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Optishnowzer (Sp?) 5.11a 1
2 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Endless Plight 5.11b 0
3 Average Rating = 5.00/5 Dog Party (1) 5.12b 1

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Dog Party