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Year of the Cat Gully  

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Elevation: 8,400'
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Submitted By: C Miller on Jul 13, 2009
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This steep and rocky canyon is bordered on the south by Conquest Ridge and north by Area 51 and is home to a number of high quality problems worth the hike.

Some of the better problems here include Tetrys (V0), Tetrys Right (V2), iMac (V4), The Distance between Cities (V4), Tooth Fairy (V6), The Matt Hoch Problem (V9) and Year of the Cat (V10).

Getting There 

Approach by hiking through Kung Fu Canyon and passing Conquest Ridge or heading left from the western edge of Shangri-La Valley near the Cube Boulder. Approach time is 25-35 minutes.

Climbing Season

Weather station 4.9 miles from here

10 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Year of the Cat Gully:
The Persistance of Time aka The Undone Marc Roth Project   V6 7A     Boulder   Year of the Cat Boulder
Tooth Fairy   V6 7A     Boulder, 12'   Tooth Fairy Boulder
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Shoe Slab (V-easy), Tramway

Shoe Slab V-easy 3  CA : San Jacinto Mountains : ... : Shoe Slab
Climb the smooth slab to a headwall with jugs at the lip and mantel over. Can also be done by running at it full speed and grabbing the lip.Although an easy problem it shouldn't be taken lightly as a fall from the top will result in a bad fall on the slab below....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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By Adam Stackhouse
Jun 13, 2012
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