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Classic Climbs for *Cathedral Ledge

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5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 323
Upper Refuse
Trad 3 pitches
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a C2
 4
Mines of Moria
Trad, Aid 4 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 526
Thin Air
Trad 4 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b C2+
 25
The Mordor Wall
Trad, Aid 5 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 255
Toe Crack
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 327
Fun House
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 211
Kiddy Crack
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 196
Black Lung
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 16
Lower Refuse
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 4
The Ides of March
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
 24
Thinner
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 31
Final Gesture
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 261
Bombardment
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 211
The Saigons
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 118
Turner's Flake
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 86
The Roof aka The Corner
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 92
Three Birches
Trad 2 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 32
Fun House Left
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 310
Pine Tree Eliminate
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 41
Pooh
Trad 3 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
 19
Repulsion
Trad 4 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
 7
Diagonal
Trad 4 pitches
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 32
Little Feat
Trad
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 57
Lookout Crack
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 48
Raising The Roof
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 106
Retaliation
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 291
Recompense
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 378
They Died Laughing
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 254
Bird's Nest
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 165
Chicken Delight
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 79
Layton's Ascent
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 181
The Beast Flake
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 95
Double Vee
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 7
Merrill's Variation
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 11
Another Pretty Face
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 14
Antline
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 35
The Prow finish
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 75
Age Before Beauty
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 39
Windfall
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 5
The Liger
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 30
Missing Link
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 185
The Book of Solemnity
Trad 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 28
Freedom
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 193
Diedre
Trad 5 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 171
Nutcracker
Trad
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 8
Book of Solemnibeast (variation…
Trad 4 pitches
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
 6
Lancelot Link/ Secret Chimp
Trad
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b PG13
 54
Rapid Transit
Trad 3 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 21
Black Crack
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 17
Youth Challenge
Trad 3 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 149
The Slot
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 49
Nomad Crack
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R
 49
Intimidation
Trad 4 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 30
Ventilator
Trad
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 13
Alcove Cracks
Trad
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 6
Thresher
Trad, Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b X
 3
Be Sharp Or B Flat
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 9
Lichen It a Lot
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 5
Division of Labour
Trad 3 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 16
Bail Safe
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13
 6
Webster's Unabridged
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 103
Recluse
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13
 18
Dresden
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 61
Lichen Delight
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 153
Airation
Trad 2 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 4
Starfire (Yo-Yo)
Trad 2 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 5
Wild
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 48
Camber
Trad 2 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 8
The Arete.
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 18
Lights in the Forest
Trad, Sport 6 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 15
Abrakadabra
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13
 15
Jack The Ripper
Trad
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c R
 10
Western Lady/ California Girls
Trad
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c R
 4
Kill Your Television
Trad, TR
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 13
Off the Hook
Trad, Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13
 13
Play Misty
Trad
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 13
The Faux Pas Arete
Trad
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 9
Reach the Sky
Trad, Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 14
Ego Trip
Sport 2 pitches
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 25
Peanut Gallery Flake
Trad
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 4
Beast 666
Trad
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 23
Budapest
Trad
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a PG13
 4
Pendulum Route
Trad 8 pitches
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 4
Underground
Trad 4 pitches
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 13
Jolt
Trad
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 78
The Prow
Trad 6 pitches
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 7
Wildabeast
Trad
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 12
The Bridge of Khazad-Dûm
Trad 6 pitches
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a PG13
 4
Graverobber
Trad, TR
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 3
Room with a View
Sport, TR
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 25
The Possessed
Trad
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 19
Women in Love
Trad 3 pitches
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
 16
The Devil Made Me Dog It
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 5
White Eye, pitch 1
Trad
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 12
Heather
Trad
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 4
Tourist Treat
Trad
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 3
Highway 61
Trad 4 pitches
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
 3
Liquid Sky
Trad
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
 5
Sanctuary
Sport
5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a
 4
Difficulties be Damned
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Upper Refuse Barber Wall
 323
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad 3 pitches
Mines of Moria Mordor Wall
 4
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a C2 Trad, Aid 4 pitches
Thin Air Thin Air Face
 526
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 4 pitches
The Mordor Wall Mordor Wall
 25
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b C2+ Trad, Aid 5 pitches
Toe Crack Thin Air Face
 255
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
Fun House Lower Left Wall / Ven…
 327
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
Kiddy Crack N End
 211
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Black Lung Barber Wall
 196
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Lower Refuse Beast Alcove & Refuse…
 16
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
The Ides of March Tourist Overlook
 4
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Thinner Thin Air Face
 24
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R Trad
Final Gesture Barber Wall
 31
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Bombardment Lower Left Wall / Ven…
 261
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
The Saigons Thin Air Face
 211
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Turner's Flake Thin Air Face
 118
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
The Roof aka The Corner N End
 86
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Three Birches Lower Left Wall / Ven…
 92
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Fun House Left Lower Left Wall / Ven…
 32
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Pine Tree Eliminate Airation Buttress
 310
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Pooh Lower Left Wall / Ven…
 41
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Repulsion Thin Air Face
 19
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R Trad 4 pitches
Diagonal Thin Air Face
 7
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R Trad 4 pitches
Little Feat Tourist Overlook
 32
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Trad
Lookout Crack Tourist Overlook
 57
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Trad
Raising The Roof N End
 48
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Retaliation Barber Wall
 106
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Recompense Prow Area
 291
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
They Died Laughing N End
 378
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Bird's Nest N End
 254
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Chicken Delight Barber Wall
 165
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Layton's Ascent Barber Wall
 79
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
The Beast Flake Prow Area
 181
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Double Vee Barber Wall
 95
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Merrill's Variation N End
 7
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Another Pretty Face Prow Area
 11
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Antline Central Wall
 14
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
The Prow finish Tourist Overlook
 35
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Age Before Beauty Lower Left Wall / Ven…
 75
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Windfall Thin Air Face
 39
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
The Liger N End
 5
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Missing Link Thin Air Face
 30
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
The Book of Solemnity Barber Wall
 185
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
Freedom Thin Air Face
 28
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Diedre Diedre Area
 193
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 5 pitches
Nutcracker Barber Wall
 171
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Book of Solemnibeast (varia… Barber Wall
 8
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 4 pitches
Lancelot Link/ Secret Chimp Thin Air Face
 6
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13 Trad
Rapid Transit Thin Air Face
 54
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b PG13 Trad 3 pitches
Black Crack Barber Wall
 21
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Youth Challenge Barber Wall
 17
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
The Slot N End
 149
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Nomad Crack Barber Wall
 49
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Intimidation Central Wall
 49
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R Trad 4 pitches
Ventilator Lower Left Wall / Ven…
 30
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Alcove Cracks Beast Alcove & Refuse…
 13
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Thresher N End
 6
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Sport
Be Sharp Or B Flat N End
 3
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b X Trad
Lichen It a Lot Barber Wall
 9
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Division of Labour Mordor Wall
 5
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
Bail Safe N End
 16
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Webster's Unabridged Barber Wall
 6
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13 Trad
Recluse N End
 103
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Dresden Barber Wall
 18
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13 Trad
Lichen Delight Barber Wall
 61
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Airation Airation Buttress
 153
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 2 pitches
Starfire (Yo-Yo) Lower Left Wall / Ven…
 4
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad 2 pitches
Wild Beast Alcove & Refuse…
 5
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
Camber Airation Buttress
 48
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad 2 pitches
The Arete. Barber Wall
 8
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
Lights in the Forest Mordor Wall
 18
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, Sport 6 pitches
Abrakadabra Central Wall
 15
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
Jack The Ripper N End
 15
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13 Trad
Western Lady/ California Girls Lower Left Wall / Ven…
 10
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c R Trad
Kill Your Television Airation Buttress
 4
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c R Trad, TR
Off the Hook Barber Wall
 13
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, Sport
Play Misty Airation Buttress
 13
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13 Trad
The Faux Pas Arete Prow Area
 13
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad
Reach the Sky Airation Buttress
 9
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, Sport
Ego Trip Lower Left Wall / Ven…
 14
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport 2 pitches
Peanut Gallery Flake Prow Area
 25
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad
Beast 666 Beast Alcove & Refuse…
 4
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad
Budapest Diedre Area
 23
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad
Pendulum Route Mordor Wall
 4
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a PG13 Trad 8 pitches
Underground Diedre Area
 4
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad 4 pitches
Jolt Barber Wall
 13
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad
The Prow Prow Area
 78
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad 6 pitches
Wildabeast Beast Alcove & Refuse…
 7
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad
The Bridge of Khazad-Dûm Mordor Wall
 12
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad 6 pitches
Graverobber Barber Wall
 4
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a PG13 Trad, TR
Room with a View Airation Buttress
 3
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, TR
The Possessed N End
 25
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad
Women in Love Prow Area
 19
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad 3 pitches
The Devil Made Me Dog It Cathedral Cave
 16
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a Sport
White Eye, pitch 1 Central Wall
 5
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Trad
Heather Airation Buttress
 12
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Trad
Tourist Treat Airation Buttress
 4
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Trad
Highway 61 Mordor Wall
 3
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Trad 4 pitches
Liquid Sky Prow Area
 3
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Trad
Sanctuary Cathedral Cave
 5
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport
Difficulties be Damned Mordor Wall
 4
5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a Trad