(6) First Cave Rock Climbing
As you walk south around the long arm of the Grand Auditorium, known as Dragon Ridge, you will see a huge arch over a shallow cave set far back in the hillside. This is the First Cave. There are a good number of moderate gear and sport routes on the south-facing wall, including the superb Commissary Crack. The north-facing wall offers a number of intermediate trad classics as well. The Dragon Cave's fiercest and most-overhanging bolted problems are in the cave itself.
Between the Grand Auditorium and the Second Cave.
Weather station 7.1 miles from here
14 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
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Commissary Crack 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Asia
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CAUTION: Two lead bolts on the upper headwall have broken or cracked. Clip at your own risk.This is a super-classic climb. Retro-bolted in 2004, it still makes a better trad climb. Very little mandatory jamming.Start up the crack to the right of the short buttress that creates the choke-point between the huge boulder and the wall. Alternatively, you can start up the bolts to the left on Lower Commissary. Climb through the dihedral onto a grassy ledge - beware of loose rock! Conti...[more] Browse More Classics in International
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