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The Cave Area

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The Cave Area 


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The Area 

The Cave Area boasts many of Woodson's classics, such as Stairway to Heaven, Bat Flake and the namesake route, The Cave. It is a very popular area of which a large portion of the routes are easily visible/accessible from the road.


Getting There 

This area is quite aways up the road, on the forth switchback past the Poison Oak Boulder Area. One will be heading up and south before this area can be seen on the left. The route The Cave is perennially chalked with lots of features.


18 Total Routes


['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',1],['5.10',4],['5.11',6],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',2],['V2-3',2],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',0],['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 The Cave Area:
The Cave SDS   V2 5+     Boulder, 15'   
Renaissance Man   V5 6C     Boulder   
Big Horn   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c V0- 4-     Trad, Boulder, 12'   
Manuel's Horror   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Trad, TR, 18'   
Digit's Delight   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, TR, 20'   
Bat Flake   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     TR, 22'   
The Cave   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     TR, 20'   
Starface   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     TR, 30'   
Walking On Air   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     TR, 20'   
Alcoa   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     TR, 17'   
Stairway to Heaven   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     TR, 20'   
Obsession   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     TR, 18'   
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Featured Route For The Cave Area
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Starface 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  CA : San Diego County : ... : The Cave Area
The Starface rock has three recorded routes that run right, center and left up a very nice slice of rock. All face climbs, the use of delicate footwork both edging and smearing is all that is required. The leftmost route is the hardest at 5.11+, with the rightmost route being 5.11a. Great rock...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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