THE ORANGE CAVE

Drive to the turnaround at the east end of South Side Road East. Walk along ‘Beach Walk’ eastwards for about 5 minutes and you can’t miss it. Routes are numbered L to R facing the rock.

1.) Feeding Frenzy, 10b, 2/10. Starts in a cave like alcove with first bolt difficult to see. No titanium. (Harper and Johnson,’94) NOT REBOLTED !

2.) Chum Buckets, 10c, 2/6. *First route on the island (’94). Big moves on big holds. Fun route. Rap out below the sharp teeth. Ti (Harper and Johnson,’94)

3.) Going to Cayman with a Snorkel in My Jeans, 10c, 2/6. Silly first clip. Be very careful. Ti (Luebben)

4.) Orange Fantasea, 11b, 2/7. Starts in the cave and goes up and out the right side. Ti (Luebben)

5.) La Orangerie, 5.9, 2/5. Fun and short. Ti (Harper)

6.) Ick Theology, 10b, 2/9. *Note: Located about 125 feet east of #5. The shorter you are, the harder the start. Heads to a small cave followed by a steep jug haul. See photoTopo below. Ti (Hirst)

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