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Presumably named after the seepage that continuously oozes out of the rock, the Corrosion Cave has several lines ranging from 5.11c to 5.14a. Corrosion (5.13a) is the showcase route here, and is still climbable even when wet. A popular 'warm-up', once you've got it wired, is Across the Universe @ 5.11c.

Getting There 

Follow the approach description for the Hood. The Corrosion Cave is situated at the left end of the Hood; Once your ascend the switchbacks up to the Hood, the Corrosion Cave is located immediately on your right.

Climbing Season

Weather station 0.7 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in The Corrosion Cave

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Corrosion Cave:
Across the Universe   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   
Warlord   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
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Featured Route For The Corrosion Cave
Rock Climbing Photo: Traversing to the chains. JWilliams

Across the Universe 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  NV : Mount Charleston : ... : The Corrosion Cave
A fun traversing route that crosses Corrosion Cave....[more]   Browse More Classics in NV

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