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Flathead Rock Climbing 

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BETA PHOTO: Flathead, right (and Lost John, left).

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The distinctive formation on the right seen uphill from the Upper Spire. Mike Carville's guide names two established routes.

East side: Chockstone. 5.6 chimney.
West side: No Problem 5.9 small roof and crack.

Getting There 

Follow climber's trails to the Upper Spire, then scramble uphill between Lost John and Flathead. The climbing is on the far uphill side of the formation.

Climbing Season

For the Phantom Spires area.

Weather station 12.3 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Chockstone (The Chimney) 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  CA : Tahoe Vicinity : ... : Flathead
The route ascends the obvious chimney splitting the two tiers of the east face of the Flathead. The route has two sections: the first tier, a proper deep chimney, and the second tier, the chockstone.The actual chimneying on this route is easier than the crux, surmounting the chockstone (5.6).This is an adventuresome and easy route to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Rock Climbing Photo: Upper Spire and Flathead with routes.
BETA PHOTO: Upper Spire and Flathead with routes.

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