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Cat's Ass, The T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
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Type: Trad, 100 ft, 3 pitches
FA: Will Anglin, Scott Krankkala, Tim Hansen
Page Views: 75 total · 1/month
Shared By: Orphaned on Jun 15, 2009
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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This climb is super chossy but the last pitch is pretty cool. The whole route is only about 100ft, but was broken up into 3 pitches to protect the second from heinous amounts of rockfall. In hindsight, 2 pitches would also be easily feasible. After a few more ascents in the name of cleaning and this climb will be awesome, but for now, be very careful.

P1: Scramble up 4th class to a short chimney, then climb more 4th and easy 5th class to a ledge at the base of a short dihedral.

P2: Climb the short dihedral to a ledge

P3: Climb splitter cracks and flat crimps to the top of the detached pillar. Jump across to the main cliff to belay.

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Standard rack with extra 1 & 2 Camalot

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