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Tallow Cave

Cave Type: Vertical

Rock Type: Bascom-Beldens marble, Bascom formation

Description: Tallow Cave is notable for its copious amounts of ‘moon milk’, found throughout the cave. The cave consists of a short climb into a series of connected rooms and two short pits requiring vertical gear to descend.A short cave halfway up a 65′ high quarry face. A rappel entry leaves one hanging 4′ from the face.The cave is named for a carved date, 1867, at the far end of the passage.

Difficulty: Moderate

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