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Routes in Bat Cave

99 Problems S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
99 Problems But a Pinch Ain't One S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Bella Donna S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Bella Donna (1st Pitch) S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Big Flake, The S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Dragon Reborn, The S 5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a
Enemy T S 5.14+ 9a 35 XI 35 E10 7b
Funk, The S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Funkmaster Afro Groove S 5.14b/c 8c+ 34 XI- 34 E9 7b
Helsinki S 5.14d 9a 35 XI 36 E10 7c
Hide & Seek(a) S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Jornada Del Muerto S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Midget Proof S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Midget Proof Direct S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Morning Commute S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Mudbone S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Nate Dog S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Old Man Direct S 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Old Man and The Sea(ka) (1st Pitch) S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Old Man and the Sea (ka) S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Public Enemy S 5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a
Serenity S 5.13b/c 8a+ 29 X- 30 E7 6c
Technician, The S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Titanaboa S 5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a PG13
WTF S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
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Type: Sport, 75 ft
FA: Ed Strang, Equipped by Timy Fairfeild
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Shared By: Ed Strang on Mar 13, 2015
Admins: Shirtless Mike, Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski

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Start on the ledge below the Bat Cave. Climb to the right of the black streak but to the left of the big flake. Follow the line of bolts through some fantastic face climbing and a thin crux. Finish at the first anchor.


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Shirtless Mike
Denver, CO
Shirtless Mike   Denver, CO  
Fun route with a thin face climbing crux. Crux section is short, but the climbing above is fun and thought provoking. With some long draws we also started off the higher belay platform. Mar 17, 2015
DaveT   Albuquerque
And the rock is solid. Felt like 12c or 12d with a long reach move, might be harder if you're short! Mar 30, 2015
benjamin hanna
Santa Fe New Mexico
benjamin hanna   Santa Fe New Mexico
By far the worst climb in the cave, every hold is 100% manufactured.
The extention is much better though and worth the glue fest below. Dec 27, 2016
Rich Strang
Santa Fe, NM
Rich Strang   Santa Fe, NM
People should just chill out!! Only a few cave routes out of the 75+ routes in the area have glue. Of the 25 or so routes in the cave only about 5 have "some" glue on then! Its not every hold(upper old man and the sika is bad though) and unfortunitly the hold reinforcement was done with poor craftsmanship! If these routes were in Rifle, the glue would be covered over with a ton of chalk and no one would know the difference. The terraces aren't much different from Maple either! Ben exaggerates a bit. This one particular route has 3 or 4 tiny crimps glued over(very ugly but not worth breaking it off) too bad it hasn't been climbed enough to turn them white. Upper part is glueless.
JUST GO CLIMBING. No one is glueing there anymore - stop whinning and climb some routes

Hope I didn't start the debate again!! Mar 17, 2017
Aaron Miller
Santa Fe, NM
Aaron Miller   Santa Fe, NM
Dont be offended Rich, this Tim Putz is a troll. He likes to use big words in his posts but has no idea how to use them in proper context. He is just trying to get a rise out of you, but never has anything of value to add to any discussion. I wish the administrators would crack down on trolling like this, it would greatly improve the quality of the site. Oct 3, 2017

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