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Absolutely Billy 
Absolutely Brilliant 
Blue Cab 
Boot Hill 
Clown Car 
Corrugation Corner 
Crash Landing 
Dead Pool, The 
Dragon Back 
Eeyore's Enigma 
Epitaph 
North Country 
North Face Route 
Power Lust 
Purple Haze 
R.I.P. 
Silly Willy Crack 
Stem Meister 
Tombstone Terror 
Traveler Buttress 
Wall Flower 
Yankee Dog 
Youthful Exuberance 

Main Wall 


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Elevation: 5,000'
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Description 

This the largest formation at the Leap at 500ft. For a long day, you can link a route on the lower buttress to a multi-pitch climb on the main wall. The classic climbs on this wall include Corrugation Corner 5.7, Traveler Buttress 5.9, Hospital Corner 5.10a, and Tombstone Terror 5.10c.


Getting There 

You can climb a route on the lower buttress or follow the trail along the right side of the buttress to the base.


23 Total Routes


['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',3],['5.10',11],['5.11',6],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Main Wall:
Corrugation Corner   5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   
Traveler Buttress   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, 4 pitches, 500'   
Crash Landing   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 140'   
Stem Meister   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Eeyore's Enigma   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad, 4 pitches, 500'   
Absolutely Billy   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
North Country   5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 500'   
Tombstone Terror   5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Purple Haze   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
North Face Route   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Trad, 4 pitches, 500'   
Power Lust   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ E3 5c     Sport, 85'   
Boot Hill   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Yankee Dog   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
R.I.P.   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a     Sport, 60'   
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George Connor and partner on Eeyore's Enigma

Eeyore's Enigma 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a  CA : Tahoe Vicinity : ... : Main Wall
Its name gives good indication of what to expect. The first pitch follows a nice hand crack to wide hands then fists. Belay at the fixed pin and nut on a nice ledge. The second pitch immediately pulls a small roof to a fixed bong then out left under a long roof (crux) while underclinging an offwidth and sliding a #4 along. Don't leave gear in this roof because it will get sucked up into the crack. Now follow a chimney while arm barring a wide crack for balance. Climb up into the now obviou...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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By caughtinside
From: Oakland CA
Jun 11, 2008

that L to R list is correct, except that Absolutely Billy is to the right of Yankee Dog.

Also, it might be worthwhile to add another area, Tombstone Ledge? RIP, Tombstone Terror, Silly Willy Crack, and Boothill are all down there, as is P1 of Travellers.

Thanks for cleaning this up!

Also, Vanishing Point, Craven Image and 3rd Stone from the Sun are on the West Wall.

By Mr. Hummus
From: SLC, Utah
Jun 13, 2013

What direction is the Main wall facing? I'll be there in mid July and I am sure we will be chasing shade. Just hoping to plan out what we will be able to climb in the shade and when. Thanks!!