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Routes in Cathedral Wall

Altar Boy T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Big Easy, The T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Blackstar T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Dalke Route T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Flying Nun T 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Jagged Arch T 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13
Kor Route T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Lever Action T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
Pew, The T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Running With The Bulls T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c R
Sublime Buttress T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c R
Tourist Tragedy T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Tourist Tragedy Too T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Winchester T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b R
Type: Trad, Alpine, 900 ft, 5 pitches, Grade IV
FA: Andy Donson, Terry Murphy
Page Views: 695 total, 4/month
Shared By: Andy Donson on Jun 5, 2002
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Running With the Bulls is located on the Second Buttress of Cathedral Wall, to the right of Tourist Tragedy.

The route is characterized by steep face climbing on good rock, with intermittent protection throughout, hence the "s" rating. No fixed gear.

Begin approx 300' to the right of Tourist Tragedy at a small L-facing dihedral up and right from the low point of the wall. Immediately to the R of the L-facing is striping resembling that of a Bengal tiger.

P1) Ascend the dihedral (11-, RP#5) and continue straight up, passing a roof at it's R-most end, where it then turns into a L-facing shallow dihedral. Continue up the face above (10) and slightly L to a stance. 170 ft.

P2) Go up and R to a small ledge at the base of a R-hand of a pair of grooves. Ascend this (10) and continue to the L end of an obvious treed terrace. 200 ft.

P3) From the L end of the terace climb enjoyable knobs trending up and R to the L-side of the very blunt arete with a shallow L-Facing groove. Up this, then face climb up and slightly L (10) to a small stance below and obvious orange prow. 170 ft.

P4) Climb up and through the weakness on the L-side of the prow (11). Easier climbing above leads to a grassy terrace. 170ft

P5) E-Z terrain to the top of the buttress. 200ft.

Protection

Standard, with emphasis on small to medium pieces.

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