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Earthquake S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Morning Glory S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
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Elevation: 1,000 ft
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Shared By: Tony B on Oct 29, 2009
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Always shaded all the time, and a cool environment, but there is only one route, so climb here at the hottest point on a hot day! A long 5.10- is on the inside of the cave. While the climbing might only be one star or two (depending on if the top is wet or not), the overall experience is 3 stars. Once inside if you look tot he right you are looking at the inside of the wall that forms Crazyhorse Buttress. A rock banged upon on the outside of Crazyhorse can be heard clearly inside the cave, as if climbing inside a drum-skin.

Getting There [Edit]

Hike up and left from Crazyhorse wall as for the Aircon Wall, but after the wide switchback when the trail hits the wall again, turn right and go downhill 10 meters instead up uphill to Aircon. A small entrance is apparent, but what is not apparent is that after a 15 meter scramble you will end up in quite a large cave, open from the top down. Scamper and slither down this passage into the large room below. A headlamp is needed to climb, if not for the approach. 5 minutes in all.

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Levi Call
Moab Utah
Levi Call   Moab Utah
There are two climbs in the windy cave now. The 7a-ish climb that I did but don't know the name of is directly across the cave from where you come in. It trends left as it goes through overhanging terrain and it has a second pitch which I know nothing about. Great climb, I hope somebody else can provide more information on it and add it to Mtn project. Feb 18, 2015
Helen L
Toronto, CA
Helen L   Toronto, CA
I believe this was also the cave with the newish multi-pitch route (3-4 pitches?).. easy climbs, but very dirty. Jun 15, 2017
Lucas Barth
Yosemite, CA
Lucas Barth   Yosemite, CA
Climbed the multi-pitch at the back right of the cave. 1st pitch maybe 5.7 (about 50 feet), 2nd pitch about 5.9/10a (about 75 feet), and 3rd pitch 5.easy (about 30 feet). The whole route was quite dusty and dirty. If it cleans up it will be an enjoyable moderate multipitch. Pitch 1 and 2 can be linked with a 60m, some long draws, or skip a few bolts at the start of the 2nd pitch. Jan 30, 2018

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