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Cool Katz 

YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Sport, 35'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: T. Goss, C. Katz
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Submitted By: grk10vq on Jan 15, 2010
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Description 

Terribly solid for the grade, Cool Katz is possibly the best entry level route at The Green Valley Gap. Despite its crimperific start, Cool Katz is a straight shooting line that starts hard and eases off towards the end.

Nice climbing on a blunt arete passes good holds and sharp crimps. Break through the start and enjoy easier moves to the anchor.


Location 

Cool Katz sits on the far northwest end of The Green Valley Gap. Its directly left of The Inquisition.


Protection 

Three or four bolts to a two bolt anchor.



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Matt (on right) topping the route.
BETA PHOTO: Matt (on right) topping the route.
Beta of the lower part of Cool Kats
BETA PHOTO: Beta of the lower part of Cool Kats
View of the Belaying area.
BETA PHOTO: View of the Belaying area.
Matt Oliver's first lead on Cool Katz
Matt Oliver's first lead on Cool Katz
View from the top.  Eric about to top the route, with view of belaying area underneath him.
BETA PHOTO: View from the top. Eric about to top the route, w...
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By Matthew Oliver
From: Salt Lake City
Aug 17, 2010
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b

Cool Katz is the furthest west route on the north wall of The Green Valley Gap. Not the "northeast" as the description says.

By grk10vq
Administrator
Aug 19, 2010

there are actually three routes even further than this, but you're right about the west side.