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Routes in The Infectious Cave / Slab

Do-Do Love S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Finger Injection S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Fresh Start S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Friction Addiction S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Ghetto Booty S 5.14 8c+ 34 XI- 34 E9 7b
Ghetto Boyz S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Gorillas in the Mist S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Higher Power S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Infectious Booty S 5.14b 8c 33 X+ 33 E9 7b
Infectious Groove S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Molotov Cocktail S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Short Dog S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Touch of Grey S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Urban Decay S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
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Access Issue: Mount Charleston Wilderness Area Details

Description [Suggest Change]

The Infectious Cave is named after the route, Infectious Groove, an overhanging pocketed 5.13b, that takes a left to right diagonal line up the center of the cave. There is a companion 5.13c counter-diagonal line moving right to left called Ghetto Boyz. The cave is sheltered from the sun for most of the day, and contains a handful of quality routes.

Getting There [Suggest Change]

Follow the detailed direction for getting to the Hood. Take the trail south (left facing in) from the corrosion cave past the Walk-By Slab a few hundred yards into the trees.

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Infectious Cave / Slab

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 23
Finger Injection
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 12
Short Dog
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 8
Urban Decay
Sport
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
 3
Infectious Groove
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Finger Injection
 23
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Short Dog
 12
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Urban Decay
 8
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Infectious Groove
 3
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport
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Robert Hall
North Conway, NH
Robert Hall   North Conway, NH  
I believe the correct L to R order for these 9 climbs is:
Do-Do Love
Touch of Grey
Finger Injection
Short Dog
Ghetto Boyz
Infectious Groove
Urban Decay
Fresh Start
Friction Addiction Jun 6, 2016

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