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Black Slab Left 
Black Slab Left SDS 
Black Slab Right 
Black slab right sds 
Cave Rave 
Green Knob (SDS V7 Stand V5), The 
Happy Ending Finish 
Kung Fu Grip 
Mortal Kombat 
Rotator Cuff (SDS V6 Stand V5) 
Unknown 
Unknown V1 
Unkown V1 
Xiaolin Wonder Palm 
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Cave Boulder  


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Submitted By: ziggy on Nov 30, 2009
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Description 

A good warm up spot that also holds some classic harder problems. Kung-Fu Grip side stays in the shade, whereas the Rotator Cuff side gets full sun all day.

Getting There 

Walk up the main approach trail for the west side boulders. Continue straight on the old jeep trail at the fork near the top and continue to the Gateway Boulders (two large boulders on both sides of the road) and hang a left. This is actually 2 large boulders that are leaning against one another creating a 15' long cave.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.5 miles from here

14 Total Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',4],['V4-5',3],['V6-7',6],['V8-9',1],['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 Cave Boulder:
Unkown V1   V1 5     Boulder, 15'   
Cave Rave   V2 5+     Boulder, 20'   
Black Slab Right   V3 6A     Boulder   
Black slab right sds   V5 6C     Boulder   
Kung Fu Grip   V5 6C     Boulder, 15'   
Rotator Cuff (SDS V6 Stand V5)   V6 7A     Boulder, 15'   
Black Slab Left   V6 7A     Boulder   
Black Slab Left SDS   V7 7A+     Boulder   
The Green Knob (SDS V7 Stand V5)   V7 7A+     Boulder, 15'   
Xiaolin Wonder Palm   V7 7A+     Boulder   
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