|Donner Summit boasts one of the
highest concentrations of climbing routes in the Tahoe area. Donner Pass Road provides
easy access to many high quality rock formations for both sport and trad climbers ranging
from beginner to expert, allowing climbers to maximize their time in the vertical world!
- School Rock - This domelike formation offers solid granite, great views
of Donner Lake and the Truckee Basin, and several beginner/intermediate mulitpitch routes.
There is even a training slab that is perfect for introducing children or first timers to
climbing and rappelling.
- The Black Wall - This is the largest wall in the Donner Summit area and
attracts climbers in the intermediate to advanced levels. The numerous 3-4 pitch trad
routes present a variety of challenging climbing features such as cracks, slabs, and
Clair Tappaan Lodge Summer Recreation
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