Type: Sport
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Shared By: Jeff Lockyer on Aug 6, 2001
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Access Issue: Seasonal Raptor Closures & Rockfall Mitigation Project - Completed Details
Access Issue: Open according to a Jeff CO ranger Details


Mr. Mistoffeles lies to the right of 'Rumple Teaser' and left of 'Gumby Cat'. The climbing is classic slab climbing. The bolting is very generous and the route is very enjoyable. The 5.9 moves will come at the 6th-10th bolt following the seam just right. A great route for the aspiring leader. Cheers !!


12 bolts - 2 bolt anchor. Approximately 105 feet from lower off. Would suggest 2 ropes, also for other routes at Catslab.
Cool route. Led it only clipping 1 bolt, seam takes good gear. Jun 14, 2005
Please, what are the directions to this wall? Sep 4, 2005
Dale D
Boulder, CO
Dale D   Boulder, CO
I think this has a very fun crux with a few different ways through it. A very different crux then say MacCavity or Jellicle Cats. Mar 29, 2010
Top Rope Hero
Was Estes Park, now homeless
Top Rope Hero   Was Estes Park, now homeless
You're a good man, AC. Or woman. Might try the trad lead next time.

Still, this is probably my favorite of the "slabs" at Cat.... Apr 5, 2010
Shepido   CO
One of the funnest slab climbs I've done in the canyon. Jun 7, 2015
Rob King
Lone Tree
Rob King   Lone Tree
Good tester 5.9+ at least. Only because of the pretty blank slab about halfway. Friction feet for about 10ft. Jun 5, 2016
Daniel Joder
Barcelona, ES
Daniel Joder   Barcelona, ES
I'd agree with Rob that this is stout for a 5.9 sport route in CCC. Sometimes grades in CC can be a bit soft, but this one isn't...my personal take, anyway. Jun 29, 2017
Nickc Diaz  
Felt like a stout 9. It was one of my favorite climbs that I've ever done. The moves were so fun. I got shut down on it early summer and came back to cruise it today. Dec 3, 2017