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Kamikaze Cave Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 2,200'
Location: 34.12508, -118.92539 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Tristan B on Oct 15, 2009  with updates from Benjamin Chapman


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The Kamikaze Cave offers the steepest routes found at Echo Cliffs, as well as some to the most popular steep hard routes. Steep jugs and powerful moves on many of the routes favor good technique, endurance, and the power to pull the lip. Kamikaze Cave offers eight steep routes and linkups ranging from 5.12b - 5.14a/b, and an open project.

The cave offers mixed shade in the morning and complete in the afternoon. Camping and campfires are NOT permitted at Kamikaze Cave or Echo Cliffs.

Getting There 

Towards the end of the cliff band. Its the first spot in The Far Side. Walk through the tunnel and your there.

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.8 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Kamikaze Cave

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Kamikaze Cave:
Hijacked   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b PG13     Sport   
Crash and Burn   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
The Gimp   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
No Remorse   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
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Crash and Burn 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b  California : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Kamikaze Cave
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