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Elevation: 1,006 ft
GPS: 38.90971, -121.02763
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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 Suggest change

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

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V4 6B
 7
Handlebar right
Boulder
V5 6C PG13
 11
Shogun
Boulder
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 218
M+M
Sport, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 156
Scooby Snacks
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 132
Comfortably Dumb
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 149
Booty Crack
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 193
Uncomfortably Dumb
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 196
Scale Wall
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 118
Vacavillain
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 69
Destructomatic
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 51
Release the Lions
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 14
Das Rads
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 62
Human Oddity
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 13
Invisible Flying Gargoyles
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 41
Bat Karma
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Handlebar right Bar > Handlebar Boulder
 7
V4 6B Boulder
Shogun Bar > Shogun Boulder
 11
V5 6C PG13 Boulder
M+M Cave Valley (ak… > Scale Wall
 218
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport, TR
Scooby Snacks Cave Valley (ak… > Scale Wall
 156
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Comfortably Dumb Cave Valley (ak… > Horseshoe Canyon
 132
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Booty Crack Cave Valley (ak… > Scale Wall
 149
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Uncomfortably Dumb Cave Valley (ak… > Horseshoe Canyon
 193
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Scale Wall Cave Valley (ak… > Scale Wall
 196
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Vacavillain Cave Valley (ak… > Horseshoe Canyon
 118
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Destructomatic Cave Valley (ak… > Wreckage Wall
 69
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Release the Lions Cave Valley (ak… > Twin Towers
 51
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Das Rads Cave Valley (ak… > Twin Towers
 14
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Human Oddity Cave Valley (ak… > Horseshoe Canyon
 62
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Invisible Flying Gargoyles Cave Valley (ak… > Wreckage Wall
 13
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Bat Karma Cave Valley (ak… > Horsepoo Canyon
 41
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
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