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The Negativity Cave Rock Climbing 

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Location: 39.32647, -120.64705 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: mike carville on May 5, 2013

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BETA PHOTO: Pg 4 - Guide to the Emeralds


Shallow cave half way up slabs between the Fortress and Fast Food Wall.

Getting There 

Approach via slabs below cave or rap into cave from above off bolted station.

Climbing Season

Weather station 0.9 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Negativity Cave

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Negativity Cave:
Life is Bad   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Half Full or Half Empty?   5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 50'   
Theory of negativity   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
The Power of Negative Thought   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 50'   
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Featured Route For The Negativity Cave
Rock Climbing Photo: Pulling the Roof on Life is Bad.

Life is Bad 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  CA : Tahoe Vicinity : ... : The Negativity Cave
To get to the start of this climb, climb "Cast In Stone" (See Beta Photo #3) Starts on the left side of Negativity cave. Move up to the first bolt and traverse left past the fixed draw. There is a bolt with a chain protecting the move over the lip. Climb to the next bolt then down climb to lip bolt and remove draw to reduce rope drag. Although only 5.8, climb has great exposure and a few tricky moves up top....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Rock Climbing Photo: Photo by Julie Tran
Photo by Julie Tran
Rock Climbing Photo: Troy heading into the crux on The Power Of Negativ...
Troy heading into the crux on The Power Of Negativ...

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