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Kool Cat 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: unknown
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Submitted By: Chris Dawson on Oct 12, 2002

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RAIN, WET ROCK and RAPTOR CLOSURES: The sandstone around Moab is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. Also please ask and be aware of Raptor Closures in areas such as CAT WALL and RESERVOIR WALL in Indian Creek MORE INFO >>>


Kool Cat is located west along the Cat Wall past King Cat. The next route east is a right facing 5.10 corner followed by an improbable right facing stem corner referred to as Tender Vittles. Kool Cat is a finger crack in a right facing corner. There are several ledge-type rest stances along the way. The crux is the last section capped by the last move to the anchors. This is a well protected, fun climb. Well worth doing.


many .5" and .75" pieces (green, yellow aliens) with a few .4" and maybe a couple 1" pieces

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Rock Climbing Photo: Hanging at one of the rests.
Hanging at one of the rests.

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By Scott N
Nov 2, 2004

Another great cat wall climb. Seems a little harder for those with sausage fingers, if the going gets tough, look at the crack to the left, kool cat will seem like a hand crack.
By Jason Haas
Feb 27, 2006

the crux at the top takes .3 camalots. You might be able to stuff a yellow alien in there, but .3s fit great
By chris Kalous
Nov 17, 2006

This route has new anchors as of Nov 2006, courtesy of Climbing Magazines ARI program.
By Rob Kepley
From: Westminster,CO
Feb 3, 2007
rating: 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

Great climb... The last couple of moves are tough!
By Tavis Ricksecker
Apr 19, 2008
rating: 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c

I thought the crux just before the anchors was pretty tough.
By 1Eric Rhicard
Mar 28, 2010
rating: 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c

The 15 footer I took on to the little blue camalot trying to finish it makes me a believer in the difficulty and the cams Tavis. I used a few purple camalots and a green and a yellow. You could use a second if you wanted to carry it but the climbing is relatively easy there.
By Alex Baker
Oct 21, 2013

The 'protection' section above is messed. The crack does not take .5" and .75" pieces. This would be blue and green aliens, of which there are very few, if any.

A plentiful rack would be, in camalot sizes: 1(.2) 2(.3) 3(.4) 5(.5) 1(.75) 1(#1) 1(#2).
By Zachary Winters
From: Mazama, Washington
Mar 25, 2016

+1 Alex Baker's comment, though a .2 isn't necessary as you have a .3 at your feet and it would be hard to place mid crux, an orange mastercam is nice to have as well but also not mandatory

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