Jura Cave and Routes
The Jura Cave is great to check out and have a snack and makes for a interesting and very short trip. The cave has a very beautiful mouth!
On Hwy#1A, park below Door Jamb Mtn. and follow a good trail north through the flat forest until it ends at the rocky bed of Jura Creek. Parallel the creek briefly and before it begins to enter the canyon a tiny clay shelf can be seen on the right. Spot a trail just below the clay band and try hard to follow it up into the woods for no more than 5 minutes. Be careful the closer you get as the slope falls away into the canyon below. Pop over a tiny, forgettable rock band and you should be at the cave door. The cave goes back about 15m and has one off-shoot to the left of the entrance but constricts up. Return the same way as the broken slabs to the north are not good to downclimb, loose and dangerous footing abounds.
Not sure who, why are when, but there are about three 15m bolted routes up Jura directly across from the bouldering area The Cube, not 10 minutes from the road. The slab faces south, has top anchors and of low-angle grade. If you continue further up the canyon 10 minutes you will come to a large overhang that is described in local bouldering literature. Just over the lip is a old green scarey looking bolt hanger and is only mentioned here for historical reasons.