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Home - Climbing - Eagle Lake Buttress

The Vitals

Locals Tips

Take the slabs on the approach and use the talus/gully for the descent.

Dogs?

Yes

Links

Eagle Lake Buttress on Mountain Project, Rockclimbing.com, SummitPost

The Routes

The Escape (5.7)
Crowd Control (5.6)
A-Line (5.9)
I'm Gumby Dammit (5.9)
Wind Tree (5.9)
Eagle Route (5.5)
Monkey Business (5.10a)
Orange Book (5.8)
Orange Sunshine (5.9)
East Ridge (5.7)

Eagle Lake Buttress

Eagle Lake Buttress sits high above Eagle Lake with outstanding views of  Lake Tahoe, Emerald Bay, the Velmas, and much more. The rock is excellent quality with lots of great holds.  The climbing is multi-pitch trad and runs from easy to moderate.

Eagle Lake Buttress Pictures

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Directions - From South Lake Tahoe head north on 89 from the Y. Park at the Eagle Falls parking area. Parking is $5 inside the parking area or free on the roadside parking areas. All of the Eagle Canyon areas start here.Head up the Eagle Lake trail and when you get to the lake, cross the creek follow the trail to the right side of the lake. Head up the talus gully to gain the ridge. Hike along the ridge until you reach the buttress. Approach should be about 90 minutes.


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