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Death Star Cave Rock Climbing 

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Cool and dusty and very well-shaded, look here for the classic lowball Anti-Hero (V5) and some other short burly problems like the titular Death Star 2000 (V8). Lots of fun burly movement in this cave, though some of the problems are a bit dabby. Rock quality is good but occasionally sharp.

Getting There 

From the Los Locos/Lawnmower Man Area, the cave is just down canyon, accessible from the same pit as Los Locos. Climb in and look for the chalk.

Climbing Season

For the Sad Boulders area.

Weather station 3.8 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Death Star Cave

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Death Star Cave:
Maximum Relaxum   V3 6A     Boulder, 15'   
Anti-Hero   V5 6C     Boulder, 15'   
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Featured Route For Death Star Cave
Rock Climbing Photo: Angie on Anti Hero

Anti-Hero V5 6C  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Death Star Cave
Classic moves: start with your ass way down in the dirt, left hand absurdly low on the arete and right on a good sidepull or undercling. Power out the steep overhang with positive flakes, underclings, kneebars, toehooks, and brute force to slopey-ish holds at the lip, then find the good flake out left to top out easily. This would for sure get four stars except for the extreme dab potential on the rock a few inches below your rear. And it'll probably feel easy at the grade if you do a lot of pul...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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