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Alley Cat 

YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a [details]
FA: Bob Gaines & Frank Bentwood, Dec., 2009
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Bob Gaines on Feb 21, 2010

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BETA PHOTO: A. Alley Cat 5.5 B. Siamese 5.8 * C. Fat Cats 5.7 ...

Description 

Look for this short cliff on the right as you enter the Cathouse canyon. This is the crack on the left side.

Location 

Lower Cathouse Rock.

Protection 

To 4 inches. 2 bolt rap anchor located a short downclimb from the top.


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By Joan Bertini
Mar 13, 2010

good climb for this grade
By susan peplow
From: Joshua Tree
May 29, 2011

Fun little 5.5 when in the area, lots of holds outside the crack. Not exactly a destination route but if you're in the mood to scratch out another route at the catbox you can likely do it without even putting your boots on.

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