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Areas in Ice Cave Walls

Enchanted Forest 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Funny Face, The 0 / 10 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 10
Lower Ice Caves 0 / 14 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 14
Middle Ice Caves (CHUD area) 0 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Middle Ice Caves (Potato Routes) 0 / 6 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Upper Ice Caves (Feline area) 0 / 8 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 8

Description

Across from the Wasteland is a sector of largely moderate climbs that usually gets excellent morning sun. For a good warm-up to the day's climbing, it is hard to beat this high concentration of moderate routes. The bulk of 20 or so routes tick in from 5.8 to 5.11 with a couple of 5.12 routes. Most routes are close to vertical, although expect to negotiate a few bulges and small "caves". The surfaces of most of these climbs has become very polished over time and you might want to take a rough brush along. A wet brush seems to help reduce the polish as well. Nothing is very long, and all of the routes have double bolt anchors for descent. The access trail will take you from the Ice Cave routes directly to the Bauhaus, so huddle up, suck down the java, and get ready for the crank fest just up-stream.

Getting There

Park as for the Wasteland. Across the stream from the Wasteland and just at the point where the road crosses the stream you can pick up a trail that leads directly to the base of the Ice Cave Walls. Follow this up-stream, passing beneath the first huge ice cave. The routes start shortly after passing out of the cave. The route numbering reads left to right when facing the cave.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Ice Cave Walls

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 86
Do The Mashed Potato aka Acquitted
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 87
Rachel's Route
Sport
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
 75
Rickles
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 91
Hot Potato
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 77
Martin & Lewis
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 155
Merry Maids
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 113
Carlin
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 81
Pryor
Sport
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 87
Lovin' You is a Dirty Job
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 58
Costello
Sport
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 52
Deutsches Blut
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 273
Feline
Sport
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
 32
Ledged Assault
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 16
Woody
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 9
Bloodhound
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Do The Mashed Potato aka Ac… Middle Ice Caves (Pot…
 86
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Rachel's Route Upper Ice Caves (Feli…
 87
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Rickles Funny Face
 75
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c Sport
Hot Potato Middle Ice Caves (Pot…
 91
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Martin & Lewis Funny Face
 77
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Merry Maids Middle Ice Caves (Pot…
 155
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Carlin Funny Face
 113
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Pryor Funny Face
 81
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Lovin' You is a Dirty Job Upper Ice Caves (Feli…
 87
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport
Costello Funny Face
 58
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Deutsches Blut Upper Ice Caves (Feli…
 52
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Feline Upper Ice Caves (Feli…
 273
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Ledged Assault Upper Ice Caves (Feli…
 32
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a Sport
Woody Funny Face
 16
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Bloodhound Lower Ice Caves
 9
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
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