Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
7 - Celebrity Cave

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Butterfly Hiccup S 
Go Nad! S 
Great White Hunter S 
Lee Majors S 
Renaissance Man S 
Suzanne Somers: A Love Story S 
Unknown (Right Of Butterfly Hiccup) S 

7 - Celebrity Cave  


Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Page Views: 5,044
Administrators: Greg Opland, James DeRoussel, JJ Schlick, Hendrixson, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Hendrixson on Jun 18, 2013
Forecast:
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu
Partly Cloudy
60° | 36°
Clear
66° | 38°
Clear
68° | 39°
Clear
69° | 39°
Clear
70° | 40°
You & This Area
Best routes for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Know the location? Show us! We need it for cool new features!

Description 

The Celebrity Cave is home to two of the hardest climbs in Southern Arizona: Suzanne Somers and Lee Majors. Purported to be in the mid-14 range neither has seen a first ascent and that is not due to lack of effort. In addition to these two test pieces Renaissance Man and Butterfly Hiccup are of the utmost quality.

The Celebrity Cave receives full sun nearly all day in the winter. In the spring and fall it goes into the shade in the late morning.

Getting There 

The Celebrity Cave is approached via the sole access trail that makes a single large switchback. Follow the trail to where it meets the wall at the Spine Cave. Continue east along the wall gaining elevation. Use the metal guideline where the trail narrows at the Bee Cave. You have arrived when you reach a 25ft deep cave with fixed quick-draws.

Climbing Season



Weather station 13.2 miles from here

7 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',2],['5.12',1],['5.13',2],['>=5.14',2],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['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 7 - Celebrity Cave:
Butterfly Hiccup   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   
Great White Hunter   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 60'   
Renaissance Man   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport   
Browse More Classics in 7 - Celebrity Cave

Featured Route For 7 - Celebrity Cave
Bail or not to bail hmmm    Photo by: Michaela

Butterfly Hiccup 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  AZ : Southern Arizona : ... : 7 - Celebrity Cave
Starts out more inverted with big pumpy moves. Then the wall turns less steep with really cool moves on good holds. Some tufas in the second half....[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

Comments on 7 - Celebrity Cave Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -