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The Carnal Caves are a sheltered and peaceful oasis in an otherwise sharp and ragged landscape. It is home to some full value mixed lines of a very traddy nature. These routes have a distinct "granitic" feel to their movements, and offer adequate to great rock on somewhat unusual terrain. This spot is an awesome hang with a full patio staging area just below the caves, and a great mix of ever changing sun and shade on key routes. And there are enough modern pitches here to offer a full days climbing. A crag within a crag...
The Carnal Caves are tucked up above and just east of the Sun King Tower.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Carnal Caves:
The Enticer 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Secret Garden 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
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Straight To The Throat 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a AZ : Northern Arizona : ... : The Carnal Caves
Straight To The Throat is the wild and steep crack line to the left of She's A Squirter, and essentially shares the start with that route. Though this route features excellent sections of face climbing, the harder climbing is going to test your crack skills. This line is a solid and unique classic, which will most likely leave you gasping for air.Climb awesome holds past three bolts to access the crack which starts off with a wide pod. If you have a good wing span, there are a few choice hand ho...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
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