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Classic Climbs for Cathedral Range


Mountain Project's determination of the most popular, highly-rated routes.

4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b
 11
Unicorn Peak normal route
Trad, Alpine
4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b PG13
 28
John Muir Route (The Mountaineer…
Trad, Alpine
Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c
 13
Cathedral Range Traverse
Trad, Alpine
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 134
North Face
Trad, Alpine 2 pitches
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 389
Northwest Buttress
Trad, Alpine 14 pitches
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13
 4
Garden Party
Trad, Alpine
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 4
The Roof
Trad, Alpine
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13
 5
Hops'n'Barley
Trad, Alpine 2 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13
 3
Family Flake
Trad, Alpine 2 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 1,219
Southeast Buttress
Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 82
Tenaya, Matthes, Cathedral Traverse
Trad, Alpine
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 3
Double Down
Trad, Alpine 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
 4
Metal Pecker
Trad, Alpine 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 498
Matthes Crest Traverse - South t…
Trad, Alpine
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 43
North Ridge of Matthes Crest
Trad, Alpine
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
 6
Panic Pillar
Trad, Alpine
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 65
West Pillar
Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 5
Nightingale Arete
Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 73
West Pillar Direct
Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
 4
Anduril
Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
 7
Grand Central
Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Unicorn Peak normal route Unicorn Peak
 11
4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b Trad, Alpine
John Muir Route (The Mounta… Cathedral Peak > Southeast Slopes
 28
4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b PG13 Trad, Alpine
Cathedral Range Traverse Cathedral Range Encha…
 13
Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c Trad, Alpine
North Face Eichorn Pinnacle
 134
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad, Alpine 2 pitches
Northwest Buttress Tenaya Peak
 389
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad, Alpine 14 pitches
Garden Party Cathedral Peak > N Buttress
 4
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13 Trad, Alpine
The Roof Unicorn Peak
 4
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, Alpine
Hops'n'Barley Cathedral Peak > N Buttress
 5
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13 Trad, Alpine 2 pitches
Family Flake Cathedral Peak > N Buttress
 3
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13 Trad, Alpine 2 pitches
Southeast Buttress Cathedral Peak > Southeast Slopes
 1,219
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
Tenaya, Matthes, Cathedral… Cathedral Range Encha…
 82
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, Alpine
Double Down Cathedral Peak > N Buttress
 3
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, Alpine 2 pitches
Metal Pecker Cathedral Peak > N Buttress
 4
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13 Trad, Alpine 2 pitches
Matthes Crest Traverse - So… Matthes Crest
 498
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, Alpine
North Ridge of Matthes Crest Matthes Crest
 43
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine
Panic Pillar Cathedral Peak > Panic Pillar
 6
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R Trad, Alpine
West Pillar Eichorn Pinnacle
 65
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
Nightingale Arete High Sierra Cam… > Vogelsang Peak
 5
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
West Pillar Direct Eichorn Pinnacle
 73
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
Anduril Matthes Crest
 4
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13 Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
Grand Central Cathedral Peak > N Buttress
 7
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 Trad, Alpine 6 pitches