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Aftershock T 
Celestial Ascension T 
Devil Tree T 
John Doe 3 T,S 
Karmic Trace T 
Mission Impossible T,TR 
Monogamy S,TR 
Nuptial Vow S,TR 
Oracle T 
Painted Bird T 
Skinny Len Crimps S 
Son of Slab S 
Swamp Cooler T 

The Cathedral  


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Submitted By: Nathan Fisher on Apr 22, 2004
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Description 

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.

Getting There 

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.

Climbing Season



Weather station 0.3 miles from here

13 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',2],['5.11',4],['5.12',3],['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 The Cathedral:
Mission Impossible   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 60'   
Devil Tree   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   
Skinny Len Crimps   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 70'   
Oracle   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 75'   
Swamp Cooler   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 50'   
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Featured Route For The Cathedral
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Monogamy 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  UT : Wasatch Range : ... : The Cathedral
This is the West most route on the North face of the Cathedral. Again horizontally cracked steep but juggy climbing. I felt it was as hard as Nuptial Vow, next door. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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NE Cathedral w/o lines
BETA PHOTO: NE Cathedral w/o lines
1)  Skinny Len Crimps  2)  Mission Impossible  3)  Nuptial Vow  4)  Monogamy
BETA PHOTO: 1) Skinny Len Crimps 2) Mission Impossible 3) ...

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