Lonely Planet Writer

Rock climbers buy wall in California to save it

If you have a special something you’ll do what you have to to protect it, and that’s just what’s happened in California where a group of rock climbers have bought a rock wall and the surrounding land to allow them continued access.

Donner Lake, California.
Donner Lake, California. Image by Ken Lund / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Truckee Donner Land Trust spent $300,000 to buy around 12 acres of land near Donner Lake , northwest of Lake Tahoe. The purchase includes the Black Wall, a 400-foot climbing favourite that offers many challenges and amazing views of Donner Lake.

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