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Buddhist, The 
Feeling Needy 
Gravity Hits 
hueco dreams 
Hueco Nightmare 
Keep It Hid 
Leap Frog 
Leap Frog Variation 
Lip Service 
Pond Cave Arete 
Pond Cave Direct 
Pond Cave Traverse, The 
Quiet Buddhist, The 
Sphincteral Agony 
Under the Big Top 
Under the Grid 
Who Needs Hueco 

Pond Cave Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 15'
Location: 41.9053, -71.4356 View Map  Incorrect?
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The Pond Cave is a longer cliff band that nearly climbs over the water and holds some of the steepest climbing in the woods with quality problems ranging from v3-v10. The pond cave traverse and who needs hueco are must do problems for anyone who climbs regularly at Lincoln Woods.

Winter sun and summer shade but it can be a mosquito nightmare.

Getting There 

From the sit down area, continue along the road until you see a large pond on your right (the road ends soon after). The pond cave sits on the far end of the pond so approach from any path that leads around but watch your step because the ground may be muddy.

Climbing Season

Weather station 6.0 miles from here

17 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Pond Cave

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Pond Cave:
Lip Service   V2 5+     Boulder, 15'   
The Quiet Buddhist   V3 6A     Boulder, 12'   
Pond Cave Arete   V3 6A     Boulder, 10'   
The Buddhist   V3 6A     Boulder, 16'   
The Pond Cave Traverse   V4 6B     Boulder, 15'   
Leap Frog   V7 7A+     Boulder, 12'   
Pond Cave Direct   V7 7A+     Boulder, 25'   
Who Needs Hueco   V8 7B     Boulder, 8'   
hueco dreams   V9- 7C     Boulder, 18'   
Leap Frog Variation   V9 7C     Boulder, 18'   
Gravity Hits   V10 7C+     Boulder, 10'   
Under the Grid   V10 7C+     Boulder, 12'   
Keep It Hid   V11 8A     Boulder, 12'   
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Featured Route For Pond Cave
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The Quiet Buddhist V3 6A  Rhode Island : Lincoln Woods : ... : Pond Cave
Another great moderate at the pond cave. Start on a jug in the back of the cave just left of the pond cave traverse crack. Make your way up and left along the lip with heel hooks and some cool incut sidepulls under the lip. Top out when you reach the high point....[more]   Browse More Classics in Rhode Island

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By john strand
From: southern colo
Jul 21, 2010
Classic section of the Woods .
By M Sprague
From: New England
Jan 22, 2012
Best on dry sunny Winter days, when the pond is well frozen or low water level times in the Fall.
By Grady Jackson
From: Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Sep 27, 2012
By Dana Seaton
Sep 28, 2012
Grady, solid sends. The Problem you did on the Tombstone boulder is actually yet another variation of The Executioner. As far as I am aware, it may have first been done by Brandon Gonsalves, and be called something to the effect of Brandons Back Breaker after a brutal back flab a friend took while trying the problem. POD exits hard left through the roof after the first left hand move, and involves a hard lockoff to a gaston w a thumb catch, then a hard driveby move to jugs and a piss easy top out. PO Double D is an eliminate finish to POD that finishes on the route you did, and avoids the easy jug topout and is some sort of 10. Wait, eliminates on top of variations? Must be hard problems at the woods! Again nice work.

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