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Elevation: 5,936 ft
GPS: 40.4465, -111.69402
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Shared By: Todd H on Oct 12, 2004 · Updates
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, GRK, D C
Warning Access Issue: Located in a National Forest Fee Area DetailsDrop down

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This large smoke-stained cave is the centerpiece of the Hell Area and features many radically steep classics. It is mostly hidden by a a giant scree cone which almost reaches the lip of the cave, offering great vantage points but also creating a potential decking hazard for some routes. Despite it's south facing aspect, the cave stays relatively cool on hot summer days.

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Hell Cave is located between El Diablo Wall (east flank) and Hell Wall (west flank). From El Diablo, follow a trail south which wraps clockwise around the scree cone to reach the cave.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Hell Cave

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 45
Melting
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 12
Oz
Sport
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
 36
Burning
Sport
5.13b/c 8a+ 29 X- 30 E7 6c
 17
Wizards
Sport
5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
 5
Fryeing
Sport
5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
 6
Vegans from Hell
Sport
5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a
 5
Cannibals
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Melting
 45
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Oz
 12
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Burning
 36
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport
Wizards
 17
5.13b/c 8a+ 29 X- 30 E7 6c Sport
Fryeing
 5
5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a Sport
Vegans from Hell
 6
5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a Sport
Cannibals
 5
5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a Sport
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