It's time yet again for another Donner pass AND Big Chief weekend filled with my fave area for easy trad. 1, 2 to 3 multi pitch routes (school rock, snowshed, & grouse slabs - Saturday) Or some fun sport climbing at Big Chief (Sunday) or even top roping at Green Phantom. See link below for beta.
Things you will need:
*Camping gear (tent, pad, bag, headlamp, stover or boiler, food - Optional, wood etc)
*Gear - See as follows
Trad - Rope, Rack (alpine draws, biners locking/non locking, webbing, rack and or doubles as needed. Nut tool helpful
Sport -Rope, quickdraws, webbing enough for 2 basic anchors, carabiners (locking or non locking or both)
Helmet, shoes, harness, etc
*Sunscreen and bug spray as needed
Food & water
-Friday - On you own for dinner
-Saturday day - snack food & water.
Saturday night - cook at campsite or eat out)
Sunday - snack food & water.
Carpools eccouraged - I plan in taking off early Friday so I can up to Truckee early and beat traffic. Coming from Nob Hill, San Fran
We prefer you camp Fri-Sun
Sites 21 & 23 - 6 per site, 1 car per site, rest in overflow. Camp assignment will be posted soon. We prefer you camp Fri-Sun
From Truckee, take Interstate 80 to Highway 89. Turn onto Highway 89 and travel north for about 5 miles, then turn right at the Prosser sign. Continue just over a mile to the campground.
*Trad - Ideally we would like 5 to 6 trad leaders
*Sport - We would like 4 to 6
*Followers (trad) - we would like4 to 6
*Top ropers - we would like 2 to 3 who can built safe basic anchors
*we will match partners soon