The Cave Area Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Just beyond the road is the (L) Bat Flake , The C...
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.
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.
Weather station 2.8 miles from here
17 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in The Cave Area
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Cave Area:
Big Horn 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c V0- 4- Trad, Boulder, 12'
The Cave 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c TR, 20'
Starface 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c TR, 30'
Alcoa 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a TR, 17'
Featured Route For The Cave Area
Stairway to Heaven 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a CA
: San Diego County
: ... : The Cave Area
This east facing route is found via a short trail to the right of The Cave formation and shares the rock with the route Alcoa. This route starts with shallow digits for hands with minimal feet in the center of the main face. It gets bouldered on occasion, but most often is TR'd. Highly Recommended...[more] Browse More Classics in CA