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Routes in The Cathouse

Alley Cat T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Bobcat T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Casa del Gato T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Cat Scratch Fever T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Chicken Pox Leave Bad Scars T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Dwarf Among Midgets T 5.1 2 6 II 7 MD 2a
Fat Cats S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Feline Pine T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Felix T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Felix Brown T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Fun in the Sun T 5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c
Garfield T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Heathcliff T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Hello Kitty T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Highstep T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Limited Partnership T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Little Brown Jug T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Marmac's Crack T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Nine Lives T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Not that good, but not that bad either TR 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Right of Garfield T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
San Rio Crack T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Siamese T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Sidestep T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Tourette's Syndrome T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
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Type: Trad, 50 ft
FA: Bob Gaines and Frank Bentwood, Dec. 2009
Page Views: 436 total · 4/month
Shared By: Bob Gaines on Feb 21, 2010
Admins: C Miller, Greg Opland, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Look for this short cliff on the right as you enter the Cathouse canyon.

Same start as Alley Cat, then move right to a bolt and make a delicate traverse (5.8) to the right. Climb straight up past another bolt (5.7) up to a 2 bolt belay/rappel anchor.

Location

Lower Cathouse.

Protection

You can get a very small CD (oo metolious) before the first bolt.

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Bob Gaines
  5.8
Bob Gaines  
  5.8
The finish is a bit contrived, since you could step right and climb an easy crack to the top, but the move past the bolt is fun. Feb 21, 2010
fun climb, best of the 3 on this rock Mar 13, 2010
susan peplow
Joshua Tree
 
susan peplow   Joshua Tree
 
Traverse past the 1st bolt is fun and engaging for the grade. Unfortunate that it finishes the same as Fat Cat vs. going straight up. The upper crack system would not take very good pro but possible.

Thanks Bob & Frankie May 29, 2011

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