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Clamshell Cave Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Peter Rakowitz on Nov 10, 2012
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The Clamshell is a fun crag made up of a handfull of high quality granite boulders. Most of the problems at the clamshell are in the easy to moderate range. Though the approach is one of the longer ones in the area it can be busy, probably because of the concentration of easier problems.

Getting There 

The pullout is about 5.2 miles from the beginning of icicle rd the trail head is to the right of a large fist shaped boulder. After a short steep 10 minute hike you should find yourself in the presence of some choice granite boulders.

Climbing Season

For the ** Bouldering in Icicle Creek area.

Weather station 4.4 miles from here

13 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Clamshell Cave

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Clamshell Cave:
The Cube   V1+ 5 PG13     Boulder, 25'   
Shallow   V1-2 5     Boulder, 23'   
Cube Crack   V2+ 5+     Boulder, 23'   
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