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The Pond Cave is a longer cliff band that nearly climbs over the water and holds some of the steepest climbing in the woods with quality problems ranging from v3-v10. The pond cave traverse and who needs hueco are must do problems for anyone who climbs regularly at Lincoln Woods.
From the sit down area, continue along the road until you see a large pond on your right (the road ends soon after). The pond cave sits on the far end of the pond so approach from any path that leads around but watch your step because the ground may be muddy.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Pond Cave:
Pond Cave Arete V3 Boulder, 10 feet
The Quiet Buddhist V3 Boulder, 12 feet
The Pond Cave Traverse V4 Boulder, 15 feet
Leap Frog V7 Boulder, 12 feet
Who Needs Hueco V8 Boulder, 8 feet
hueco dreams V9 Boulder, 18 feet
Gravity Hits V10 Boulder, 10 feet
Sphincteral Agony V11 Boulder, 16 feet
Featured Route For Pond Cave
The Pond Cave Traverse V4 Rhode Island : Lincoln Woods : Pond Cave
V4 might be the best grade to climb at Lincoln Woods and this one is a contender for the top. Start at the base of the crack in the center of the cave following the crack up and right. Top out when the jugs end when the crack turns the arete. The crux comes in the first few moves and with the option of using feet on the opposing wall to make the climb easier (probably v3+/v4-). This option may seem contrived but the cruxes climb differently with one being more subtle and core dependent while...[more] Browse More Classics in Rhode Island