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The Caves

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Rupture Cave 

The Caves Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 5,500'
Location: 39.65054, -105.18684 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Monty, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Leo Paik on Mar 2, 2016  with updates from jmapping

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The Caves area is subdivided here into these additional subareas based upon a suggestion by a user:

Rupture Cave
Ice Truck Killer Cave
Outer Cave (Western Edge Trail)
Known Secret Cave

Rupture - V5-V7 may be the area centerpiece.

The GPS is obviously not accurate.

Getting There 

To be edited in.

Climbing Season

For the The Dark Side area.

Weather station 6.0 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in The Caves

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Caves:
Authenticity    V2 5+     Boulder, 16'   Outside The Caves
Ice Truck Killer   V3 6A     Boulder, 20'   Ice Truck Killer Cave
Balancing Act   V4 6B     Boulder   Ice Truck Killer Cave
Rupture - V5-V7   V7- 7A+ R     Boulder, 10'   Rupture Cave
Known Secret   V8 7B     Boulder   Known Secret Cave
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Featured Route For The Caves
Rock Climbing Photo: Beta photo.

Rupture - V5-V7 V7- 7A+ CO : Morrison/Evergreen : ... : Rupture Cave
It is a little tough to find, but it is worth it once you do. Start from the main area (Breashears' Crack), and head west up the trail. You will have to mount 3 large boulders while heading west. Once you reach the farthest west boulder (large and short), head south straight up the hill. You will see one arete that is pretty cool. Directly behind this is a large problem that has an A-shape. You start on underclings and head up a rail of perfect slopers. Then you either jump o...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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