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5 - Bee Cave

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Stranglehoff S 
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5 - Bee Cave Rock Climbing 

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The Bee Cave is a small but distinct sector. There are currently just two finished routes and two incomplete projects.

As the name suggests, there are bees in the cave so caution is recommended.

Getting There 

The Bee Cave is approached via the sole access trail which makes a single large switchback. Upon reaching the wall continue hiking east, gaining elevation. A fixed metal guideline protects the narrow corner at the start of the cave.

Climbing Season

For the The Dry Canyon area.

Weather station 13.2 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in 5 - Bee Cave

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 5 - Bee Cave:
Veganator   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 60'   
Stranglehoff   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Cream Filling 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b  Arizona : Southern Arizona : ... : 5 - Bee Cave
Veganator goes right, Stranglehoff goes left and the best part, the Cream Filling, is right in the middle.Climb the first five shared bolts, but rather than diverting to either side continue up the engaging and improbable overhang where there are just enough holds to make for viable climbing.If you can dispatch the thuggy middle section and it's long pulls you will be rewarded with a rest prior to the daunting white slab that guards the chains....[more]   Browse More Classics in Arizona

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