About the book

If you like sport climbing on vertical to overhanging volcanic rock in the sun, you’ll have big days of fun climbing at the Big Chief area near Lake Tahoe, California. Located at 7,000 feet in the mountains between Truckee and Tahoe, this is one of the best cool weather crags in the Tahoe region.

Areas included

  • Big Chief
  • Light Deprivation Buttress
  • Little Chief
  • Sawtooth Ridge
  • Fun circuit ideas are suggested.

Updates to the area can be found here (although there haven’t been changes in a few years).


  • Big Chief Area Climbs
  • 2005 Maximus Press
  • by Marek Hajek
  • 96 pages in black and white
  • 9789067611679