(6) First Cave Rock Climbing
As you walk south around the long arm of the Grand Auditorium, known as Dragon Ridge, you will see a huge arch over a shallow cave set far back in the hillside. This is the First Cave. There are a good number of moderate gear and sport routes on the south-facing wall, including the superb Commissary Crack. The north-facing wall offers a number of intermediate trad classics as well. The Dragon Cave's fiercest and most-overhanging bolted problems are in the cave itself.
Between the Grand Auditorium and the Second Cave.
Rain & Shade
Routes inside the cave stay dry in the rain. They tend to be dank after several days of rain though. All other walls dry quickly.
The cave interior and South Claw are shaded by 10am. All other routes are in the sun until late afternoon.
Climbing Season For the Long Dong (Dragon Cave) area.
Weather station 7.1 miles from here
23 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',13],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
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From the cave of Wilson Overhang, start either to the left on the bolts of Sorry Valentine or to the right on a left-leaning diagonal. If you choose the right option, or the cave overhang, continue up into and through the chimney above. No matter how you do it, you will end up at a ledge with (titanium bolts?) one good and one old bolt.The second pitch moves straight up into the tight flare with a hand-crack. Beware of loose rock as you get into it. Pull through the brief crux ...[more] Browse More Classics in International
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