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Upper Desert Cave Photos
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Upper Desert Cave
Cave Canyon

Overview

Upper Desert Cave is the upper of two habitable caves in Cave Canyon. Both caves have a long history of abuse by humans. Most of the cave formations are broken, and the only rock art is spray paint. Photos on this page were taken inside Upper Desert Cave. For details of getting to Upper Desert Cave, see Cave Canyon Route.

Watch Out

Other than the standard warnings about hiking in the desert, ...this hike requires climbing a formidable 4th-Class pour-over. Inside the cave, well..., caves are inherently dangerous and it is hard to rescue injured people from caves. If you don't take at least three lights into the cave, don't go any deeper than where you can still see using natural light. Be sure to review the standard warnings about going into holes in the ground.

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Not too much paint in this cave
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The way out!

Happy Hiking! All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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