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Cat and Mouse Rock Climbing 


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Location: 0.86135, 37.58749 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: BigRed11, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: BigRed11 on May 24, 2016
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Steep stuff - a fish on a cat by a mouse

Description 

The towers just East of Ololokwe, visible from the road. The big one is Cat, the tiny one is Mouse. A few routes here on dubious rock, but mostly unexplored.

Getting There 

Park off the road and bushwhack straight for them.

Climbing Season

For the Africa area.

Weather station 35.0 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Rock Climbing Photo: Samburu Direct Overview

Samburu Direct 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b Africa : Kenya : ... : Cat and Mouse
The first free (and currently only) line up the NW face of the Cat. Established on lead, ground up over 3 days and featuring some truly heroic leads by Cedar - particularly his onsight of the 4th pitch amidst literally tons of loose blocks and rocks showering down. There is a fair bit of bird poop to deal with, so get ready to get a little dirty and really scrappy!Two bolt belays on every pitch, except the summit which could use the addition of an anchor. P2, P4, and P5 could potentially use ano...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Rock Climbing Photo: Cat's unclimbed north? face
Cat's unclimbed north? face
Rock Climbing Photo: Mouse as seen from the descent on Cat
Mouse as seen from the descent on Cat

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