Elevation: 1,006 ft
GPS: 38.91, -121.028 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Justin Johnsen on Jul 14, 2016
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Access Issue: The State Rec Area closes at dusk - most parking areas are self-paid Details

Description

Auburn State Recreation Area holds scattered boulders and small rocky walls tucked amid a maze of rivers, canyons and dirt tracks in the Gold Country foothills.

Check the Auburn State Recreation Area website for current general information.

Getting There

Auburn SRA is between and conveniently near the city of Auburn and the town of Cool along the Golden Chain Highway, route 49. Most people visiting here drive from interstate 80, and exit in Auburn.

This page marks the location of the Quarry Trailhead parking, which is the quickest (paid) parking lot for Cave Valley, the main roped climbing area.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Auburn SRA

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5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 191
M+M
Sport, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 132
Scooby Snacks
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 114
Gold Dusty
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 115
Comfortably Dumb
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 129
Booty Crack
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 105
Short Term Memory
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 177
Uncomfortably Dumb
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 94
Sneaky
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 81
Hunger Pains
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 159
Scale Wall
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 105
Vacavillain
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 68
Bionic Bitch Slap
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 53
Howler Monkey
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 59
Destructomatic
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 55
Human Oddity
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
M+M Cave Valley (ak… > Scale Wall
 191
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport, TR
Scooby Snacks Cave Valley (ak… > Scale Wall
 132
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Gold Dusty Cave Valley (ak… > Scale Wall
 114
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Comfortably Dumb Cave Valley (ak… > Horseshoe Canyon
 115
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Booty Crack Cave Valley (ak… > Scale Wall
 129
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Short Term Memory Cave Valley (ak… > Memorial Wall
 105
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Uncomfortably Dumb Cave Valley (ak… > Horseshoe Canyon
 177
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Sneaky Cave Valley (ak… > Memorial Wall
 94
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Hunger Pains Cave Valley (ak… > Wreckage Wall
 81
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Scale Wall Cave Valley (ak… > Scale Wall
 159
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Vacavillain Cave Valley (ak… > Horseshoe Canyon
 105
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Bionic Bitch Slap Cave Valley (ak… > Wreckage Wall
 68
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Howler Monkey Cave Valley (ak… > Wreckage Wall
 53
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Destructomatic Cave Valley (ak… > Wreckage Wall
 59
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Human Oddity Cave Valley (ak… > Horseshoe Canyon
 55
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
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