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The Cave Area boasts many of Woodson's classics, such as Stairway to Heaven, Bat Flake and the namesake route, The Cave. It is a very popular area of which a large portion of the routes are easily visible/accessible from the road.
This area is quite aways up the road, on the forth switchback past the Poison Oak Boulder Area. One will be heading up and south before this area can be seen on the left. The route The Cave is perennially chalked with lots of features.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Cave Area:
Renaissance Man V5 6C Boulder
Big Horn 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c V0- 4- Trad, Boulder, 12'
Manuel's Horror 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ E2 5b Trad, TR, 18'
Digit's Delight 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad, TR, 20'
Bat Flake 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b TR, 22'
The Cave 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c TR, 20'
Starface 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c TR, 30'
Walking On Air 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c TR, 20'
Alcoa 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a TR, 17'
Stairway to Heaven 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a TR, 20'
Obsession 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b TR, 18'
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The Cave 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c CA : San Diego County : ... : The Cave Area
This is the jug to layback route on the west side of the boulder. Always has lots of chalk, and generally people too. It is an anomaly for Woodson, in that it starts climbing out the "cave" via big jugs. After a full sit down rest in the middle, the crux comes at a layback for a reach move at the top. Highly Recommended...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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