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Cueva Cabeza de Vaca Rock Climbing 


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Description 

The Cueva is a short distance from downtown Vinales. In fact, from the center of town it can be seen quite easily. A short walk or shorter bike ride is all it takes to arrive at the wonderfully overhanging and tufa/stalagtite covered wall.

The Cueva is southeast facing.


Getting There 

From the center of town, walk in the same direction as the Cueva. Turn left at the Finca de Raul. Buy some of his juice, fruit, or tobacco, and he'll show you the path to take to get to the wall.

Climbing Season

For the Mogote del Valle area.

Weather station 22.8 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Cueva Cabeza de Vaca

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Cueva Cabeza de Vaca:
Saca Chispas   5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Wasp Factory   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Malanga Hasta La Muerte   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Saca Chispas 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a  North America : Cuba : ... : Cueva Cabeza de Vaca
Power through the cruxy start using holds I named Spock and lobster claw into great jug haulin' and stalactite rompin'. Watch for wasps in the upper crack.This is a must do route for the grade...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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