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Caterpiller Corner 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Rich Thompson
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Submitted By: Vincent Greene on Dec 7, 2003

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On the easier well protected section of Caterpille...


Obvious corner - look for chains to the right of a large corner. Starts under a big downpull with a cupped indentation to the right. Head right up the corner to slabby finish. This is a sweet route.


Mostly small to meduim SLCDs. There are placements for some stoppers and at least one knob that can be slung on the top half.

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By mark loseth
From: tucson, AZ
Apr 1, 2008
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

really fun route. hard stuff comes down low to fun, featured corner above. can easily top-rope the sport climbs to the right of this route. makes for another great day at windy point.
By Andy Mason
From: Brownsville, CA
Jun 14, 2010

Sweet route, the start felt pretty stiff for a 5.8. Excellent climb wish the corner was longer! Still had a lot of gear on me at the top.
By David Lammers
From: Grand Junction, CO
Sep 10, 2011

Fun climb. I found it runout at one spot about a quarter of the way up (the moves here are not that tough). Better to keep moving through this and not mess around with trying to place gear (no good spots). It is for this reason the route should be led by a comfortable 5.8 leader.
By Jon Ruland
From: Tucson, AZ
Jan 16, 2015
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

if you have wide gear can you start in the big ass-crack to the right?
By RobPelon
From: Tucson, AZ
Oct 31, 2016

Left anchor bolt loose, can be backed up with a # 3 and long runner to a crack over the top. Also possible to build an entirely gear anchor.

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