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A short, cliff that is moments from The Watchtower. The routes range from 5.7 to 5.12c. Very cool summertime climbing, as is most of Ferguson, running water, and lots of hikers and unleashed dogs. There are 3 faces to this cliff. The steep south face, the extremely easy west face, and the varied north face. Lots of fixed gear; however, bring your gear as the routes may require them, AND some of the fixed gear may be clipped as of this writing, and if not some are suspect.
Approach as per The Watchtower, on the main trail. Look up canyon at the end of The Watchtower, and you will see 2 gullys The left (North) gully has water and the main trail. The Cathedral splits these gullies.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Cathedral:
Devil Tree 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch
Oracle 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Trad, 75'
Skinny Len Crimps 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Sport, 70'
Swamp Cooler 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Trad, 50'
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Karmic Trace 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ E6 6b UT : Wasatch Range : ... : The Cathedral
Strenuous moves in a dihedral lead to a knifeblade in a horizontal. Another big move leads to good cracks above. Where the crack kind of runs out, continue straight up the face past gear placements in horizontals. A final mantle onto a slab and a good horizontal crack to set up a gear belay.To descend, and easy scramble right (about 5.4) from the natural anchor will lead you to a set of chains on top of Celestial Ascension. Rappel from there....[more] Browse More Classics in UT
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