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Bat Cave  

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Submitted By: LeeAB on Aug 26, 2009
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The main cave itself. The cave starts about 30 feet above the ground and is maybe 100 feet tall capped by a triangular shaped roof as big as 30 feet in places. This is a very spectacular looking cave with great looking rock. Most of the routes are going to be very difficult if they go to the top of the wall. Timmy F, Marc Beverly and John Kear have done the vast majrity of work preparing the routes in the cave. Only a few of the routes have been climbed to low anchors in the 5.12 range. There are a couple of lines on the left that could be 5.13's and the rest seem as though they will be harder. Please respect the effort that these individuals have put into the cave and give them an opportunity to climb the routes that they have put a lot of effort into.

Getting There 

from the parking area head up and across the hillside aiming for a notch well right of the cave to get above the first rock band. Next contour around left into a rock bottomed wash. Hike up the wash till just below the cliff and the cave, work out of the wash to the right and cut back left and up across the slab into the base of the cave.

Climbing Season

Weather station 4.1 miles from here

7 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Bat Cave:
Morning Commute   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   
Midget Proof   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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