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Cave of Ashes 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Sport, TR
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Scott Coldiron on Aug 3, 2011  with updates from Trevin Spencer and 2 more

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BETA PHOTO: Cave of Ashes at Cliff Drive.


The Cave Of Ashes is a short fun warmup route that runs up the outside wall of a very small volcanic basalt cave. Start below the bolts and work your way up and slightly to the left almost wrapping yourself around the corner of the wall. It has tons of large holds and more than enough bolts for protection. This is a nice warmup route before tackling some of the harder routes on the main wall.


first climb west of the access ramp on the main wall


3 bolts with hangers to chains. There is also a single anchor set back from the edge to safely reach the chains for TR.

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By Trevin Spencer
From: Spokane, WA
Oct 4, 2016

As of October 4th, 2016, all hangers have been reinstalled and new TR anchors have been added as well! Also this route is protected from light rain by a large tree so it is climbable in slightly damp weather.

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