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C-4 Yourself S 
Caldera S 
Gunned Down by Goofy S 
Honey Badger Don't Care S 
Jaws of Life S 
Lava Haul S 
Nice Jugs S 
Tore Down S 

Flavin Haven Rock Climbing 

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Location: 37.52468, -118.5742 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Tom Helvie on Jul 21, 2006
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Anderson Thistle below the cliffs of Flavin Haven


A fairly popular and sunny spot located on the bend of the gorge. There are some great long climbs here the highlights being Lava Haul and Caldera.

Getting There 

From the bottom of the upper gorge approach, hike south into the gorge, past the trestle, around the corner, across the log and the bridge and you're there.

Climbing Season

For the Upper Gorge area.

Weather station 19.0 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Flavin Haven

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Flavin Haven:
Nice Jugs   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Honey Badger Don't Care   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 114'   
Lava Haul   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 110'   
Jaws of Life   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 2 pitches, 160'   
C-4 Yourself   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Caldera   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Nice 5.11a!

C-4 Yourself 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Flavin Haven
This tricky route is the next bolted line right of Nice Jugs. It goes up the slab, turns a roof, and then continues up more slab. Those expecting the roof to be the crux will be in for a surprise when they pull onto the slab above. Look for the hard-to-see finger pocket to make the clip from and then crimp and smear through the final tenuous moves to reach easy terrain....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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By Eric Gratien
From: Ridgecrest, CA
Jan 26, 2016
I climbed at Flavin Haven on January 25th and the wall was in the sun from about 11 am to 3 pm. This might be useful to know if you are planning to come here on a cold winter day.

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