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Lower Cave

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Lower Cave  

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Al Swanson on "Impact Zone". Photo by Bl...

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This is the lower part of the rock, which is directly above the lake. "Maco" (5.11d A0), "Rip Curl" (5.12a), "Impact Zone" (5.12a) and "Over the Falls" (5.11a) were done here.

Getting There 

Walk north from the Park Parking Lot to this obvious cliff.

Climbing Season

Weather station 5.8 miles from here

4 Total Routes

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

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Pete Takeda on "Rip Curl". Photo by Blit...

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By Colin Brochard
From: San Francisco
Feb 15, 2011
Are the climbs here in the lower cave still open or did they shut these down too?
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