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Crystal Cat S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Grizabella S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Gumby Cat S 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Gus S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Jellicle Cats S 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Lesser of Two Evils S 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
MacCavity S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Mr. Mistoffeles S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Mungajerry S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Nasty Kat S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Old Deuteronomy S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Overflow Direct S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Pussy , The S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Rum Tum Tugger S 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Rumple Teaser S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Skimbleshanks S 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Summer Fling S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Thinning the Herd S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Unknown T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
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Type: Sport, 120 ft
FA: Andrew Sletto
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Shared By: Andrew Sletto on Mar 12, 2016
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description [Edit]

Start up the ramp after a short scramble on a flat dirt-covered ledge. Start just below the sloping ledge and to the right of Skimbleshanks. Trend right and up into the dihedral, and pull out just right of the roof. Head back left of a small bush, and continue up past four more bolts to a two-bolt anchor.

Location [Edit]

This is right of Skimbleshanks and left of Old Deuteronomy.

Protection [Edit]

12 bolts to a 2 bolt anchor. A #3 could be used before the first bolt, as you traverse above the ramp. It is definitely a little exposed on easier terrain to the first bolt. Use a 70m rope, and set a couple directional draws above and below the roof for the follower.


Jay Eggleston
Jay Eggleston   Denver
I thought this was a little more difficult than Crystal Cat, the other new 9+ on the wall. It is a good route and the climbing is good. It is nice to have a #3 Camalot as there is exposure at the bottom. Jun 17, 2016
Chip Loomis
Chip Loomis  
Great middle section. Tricky moves through the dihedral, with transition to slab climbing on the face. I need to go back and climb it again because I was thinking 5.10A. The rest of the route is mostly below grade Jul 23, 2016
Ben D.
Ben D.   Colorado
A great addition to Catslab! I've been looking at that dihedral to the right of Skimbleshanks for years, wondering if it would go on gear, but the pro seemed iffy. Thanks for finally bolting it! The middle section (crux) seemed on par with MacCavity in terms of grade, just a few more moves in the crux. FYI, we clipped the first bolt of Skimbelshanks to protect the traverse in the beginning. Aug 12, 2016

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