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Routes in Upper Caves

Blue Collared Tweakers S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Bone Pullin' Streak S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Cave Slab S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Cyclops S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Hessian Partier S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Hessian Queen S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Plastic Poser S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Reefer Headed Woman S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a

Description

The upper caves area is comprised of the large limestone "cave" formation on the hillside above the pullout at ~1.5 miles.

The Caves see little traffic and contain a collection of 8 or so routes in the 5.9+ - 5.12- range. The routes tend to be sharp and occasionally contain some loose rock.

Getting There

Approach uphill on the well defined and popular (for CB) trail to the base of the crag. 25 mins.

L->R:

A. Blue Collared Tweakers, 11+, 1p, 75', bolts.
B. Reefer Headed Woman, 11+, 1p, 75', bolts.
C. Plastic Poser, 10, 1p, 80', bolts.
D1. Hessian Queen, 11-, 1p, 85', bolts.
D2. Hessian Partier, 11, 1p, 85', bolts.
E. Cyclops, 12-, 1p, 85', bolts.
F. Bone Pullin' Streak, 11-, 1p, bolts.
G. Cave Slab, 9, 1p, 70', bolts.

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