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The Negativity Cave Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: mike carville on May 5, 2013
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Negativity Cave, Emeralds. CA.

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Shallow cave half way up slabs between the Fortress and Fast Food Wall.

Getting There 

Approach via slabs below cave or rap into cave from above off bolted station.

Climbing Season

For the The Benches area.

Weather station 0.9 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in The Negativity Cave

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Negativity Cave:
Cast In Stone   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   
Half Full or Half Empty?   5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 50'   
Theory of negativity   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
The Power of Negative Thought   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 50'   
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Cast In Stone 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  California : Lake Tahoe : ... : The Negativity Cave
Cast in Stone is a Two pitch climb (see Negativity Slabs Area for a description of first pitch) To get to the start of the second pitch of this climb, climb the first pitch of "Cast In Stone" (See Beta Photo #4) When you get to the top of the first pitch you will arrive at a bench area that is at the base of Negativity Cave. Move to the left side of Negativity cave. Move up to the first bolt and traverse left past the fixed draw. There is a bolt with a chain protecting the move over the ...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: pano of the big ledge at the base of negativity. w...
pano of the big ledge at the base of negativity. w...
Rock Climbing Photo: Troy heading into the crux on The Power Of Negativ...
Troy heading into the crux on The Power Of Negativ...
Rock Climbing Photo: post send beer
post send beer
Rock Climbing Photo: Photo by Julie Tran
Photo by Julie Tran

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By Chasing Choss
From: California
May 30, 2017
serious amount of poison oak on most of the routes up here with the worst being the .10c
By Patrick Barnett
Jul 3, 2017
Thanks for the P.O. warning!

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