The Cave Area Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Just beyond the road is the (L) Bat Flake , The C...
The Cave Area boasts many of Woodson's classics, such as Stairway to Heaven
, Bat Flake
and the namesake route, The Cave
. It is a very popular area of which a large portion of the routes are easily visible/accessible from the road.
This area is quite aways up the road, on the forth switchback past the Poison Oak Boulder Area
. One will be heading up and south before this area can be seen on the left. The route The Cave is perennially chalked with lots of features.
Weather station 2.8 miles from here
16 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in The Cave Area
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Cave Area:
Big Horn 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c V0- 4- Trad, Boulder, 12'
The Cave 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c TR, 20'
Starface 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c TR, 30'
Alcoa 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a TR, 17'
Featured Route For The Cave Area
The Cave 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c CA
: San Diego County
: ... : The Cave Area
This is the jug to layback route on the west side of the boulder. Always has lots of chalk, and generally people too. It is an anomaly for Woodson, in that it starts climbing out the "cave" via big jugs. After a full sit down rest in the middle, the crux comes at a layback for a reach move at the top. Highly RecommendedSit start can add a couple of moves if so inclined....[more] Browse More Classics in CA