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Cave Springs Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 6,500'
Location: 34.99918, -111.73994 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Cave Springs Campground on the west side of Oak Creek Canyon is your entrance to both new school sport and trad routes at The Doctors Office, and break neck old school test pieces such as Dresdoom, Book of Friends, and more.

Getting There 

Park before the bridge. Cross the bridge, then find climbers trail which quickly ascends the West bank of the creek. Follow this trail to The Doctors Office.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.3 miles from here

32 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',20],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',8],['5.11',13],['5.12',9],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Cave Springs

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Cave Springs:
Dresdoom   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R     Trad, 6 pitches, 400'   The Old School Routes
Free Refills   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   The Doctor's Office
Cardiac Corner   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   The Doctor's Office
House Calls   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   The Doctor's Office
Book Of Friends   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 250'   The Old School Routes
Tourette's   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   The Doctor's Office
Nasal Reflux   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   The Doctor's Office
The Short Assistant   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   The Doctor's Office
The Night Nurse   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   The Doctor's Office
Shock Doc   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   The Doctor's Office
Synethesia AKA Linger Fickin Good!   5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   The Doctor's Office
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Excited Delirium 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b  Arizona : Northern Arizona : ... : The Doctor's Office
Balancey, bearhuggy, gritstonesque climbing with two bolts gets you to a great rest ledge. Charge your batteries and launch into overhanging flared hands in a tight leaning right facing corner. The business is difficult flared fingers and body scumming over a bulge. Mantle over to another great rest. Finish with a fun, strenuous stembox with two bolts....[more]   Browse More Classics in Arizona

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