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Mad Cat 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Dan and Debbie Haughelstine 1990
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Submitted By: Jeff Scheuerell on Mar 6, 2016

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Description 

Awesome route that follows a reversed S shaped line of mostly incut edges and pockets. The hardest move for me was getting to the first bolt. After that thoughtful movement leads to the technical crux mid way, then keeps you on your toes until after the last bolt. From there a bit runout to the anchor on slightly cruncy low angle rock.(pockets that will accept gear are abundant though, I placed a .5 Tri-cam) Other than the runout to the anchor the bolting is perfect on this thing. The anchor on top could use some loving and I would recommend rapping to save your rope. I give it 4 out of 5 stars.

Location 

This route is just right of the obvious splitter Bob and Eric Crack.

Protection 

7 bolts plus a pink Tri-cam or cam of similar size to mitigate the runout to the anchor(or not, not that bad).


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By Jeff Scheuerell
Mar 8, 2016

I think this is the most underrated route, as far as quality, I have done in the Gorge. If it weren't for the slightly crunchy low angle finish it would be 4 stars. Can move over and tr the awesome crack to the left (Bob and Eric Crack).
By Jeff Scheuerell
May 8, 2016

Did this again, love it. Other then the start,it has great holds throughout. Many might not like the lower angle finish but the holds are great and adds to the route in my opinion.

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