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Tail of the Cat Area

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Tail of the Cat Area  


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Submitted By: Mike Reardon on Mar 14, 2013
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Description 

This secluded west facing wall receives morning shade, PM sun.

Getting There 

30-45 minute approach. It is located high in the gully right and slightly below the Wall of Solitude or left and below Hickory Nut Cracker. To get there, hike 100 yards past the terraces boulder filed, then hike 300 yards up the gully with a drainage on your left.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.5 miles from here

7 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Tail of the Cat Area:
French Feline   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Will Pfister on French Feline.

French Feline 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b  NC : Rumbling Bald : Tail of the Cat Area
An off width lie back crux leads to overhanging fist jams and a 50 foot splitter moderate crack that eases as you ascend. The belay is at the same tree as "Tail of the Cat"...[more]   Browse More Classics in NC

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Tim Snyder on Tail of the Cat, the original line in the area put up a while ago. Photo: Ken Pitts
Tim Snyder on Tail of the Cat, the original line i...

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By wpfister
Jan 13, 2014
Any beta on the original route "tail of the cat"? What does it go at and what gear is needed?
By gneiss pirate
Jan 13, 2014
Its a neat climb in a isolated location. Gets late afternoon sun.

Crux protects well with multiple zero tcu size equivalent pieces.