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The Cave 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  TR, 20'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Unknown
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Submitted By: Adam Stackhouse on Feb 13, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: The Cave (5.11a) runs up the steep shaded portion ...

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The Climb 

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

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TR, bolts


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By Adam Stackhouse
Administrator
Mar 6, 2006

The "Anti-Social" name your referring to is actually for the route Obsession. Somehow, in more contemporary guidebooks, the name of that route was changed. "The Cave" has always been named The Cave as far back as my material goes.
By G.McCay
From: San Diego, CA
Mar 27, 2007

Bypass the "Captains Chair"("sit down rest") for a more sustained difficulty.
By Ben May
From: Escondido, CA
Nov 19, 2010

I've seen people attack the lower moves in creative ways but the top is pretty precise... worth the hike.
By HarrisonE
From: Stateline, NV
Apr 12, 2012

Not that bad to do as a boulder problem if you have a really good pad setup.
By Matt Michael
From: Clovis, CA
Jul 10, 2013
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

I would give it four Stars if you couldn't milk the rest on the chair.