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Routes in The Cathedral

Aftershock T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Celestial Ascension T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Devil Tree T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
John Doe 3 T,S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Karmic Trace T 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Mission Impossible T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Monogamy S,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Nuptial Vow S,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Oracle T 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Painted Bird T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Skinny Len Crimps S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Son of Slab S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Swamp Cooler T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Type: Trad, 50 ft
FA: Les Ellison, 1983
Page Views: 619 total, 5/month
Shared By: Ben Folsom on Jul 26, 2008
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Description

Climb the roof protected by a bolt and some pretty burly moves. Bring some small to medium cams for above the roof. The rock is dirty and dusty above the roof. Climb up and left to easier ground. I belayed and rappelled from the large tree which grows from the canyon floor and is close to the wall directly above this route.

Location

This route is located on the Cathedral about halfway in between Devil Tree and Swamp Cooler. It is easily identifiable by a 3 foot roof protected with a bolt and about a foot from the bolt, a lost arrow piton.

Protection

Quickdraws, small to medium cams.

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Ben Folsom  
 
I led a variation to Painted Bird yesterday 7-25-08. Instead of going straight over the roof, after clipping the bolt, go left and then up and climb to the left of a large hanging block, "The Painted Turd". Bring a few small cams (finger size and smaller) to protect. Probably 5.11b Jul 26, 2008