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The Cathedral Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Scott Becker on Sep 29, 2009
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An awesome arch formation with some hard routes. A "Window" on the outside wall frames an awesome view of the surrounding hills and forrest. Routes are located on the "main wall" inside the Cathedral, on the "Window wall" on the inside, and on the "Window wall" on the outside. It's possible to climb here while it's raining... unless it rains too hard.

Getting There 

This thing is hard to miss! Hike along the trail until you pass through a big archway. You're in the Cathedral, baby!

Climbing Season

For the Southwest Oregon area.

Weather station 13.9 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Cathedral

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Cathedral:
Arabesque    5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, TR, 60'   
The Groove   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
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Featured Route For The Cathedral
Rock Climbing Photo: Girl With Flaxen Hair at Rattlesnake.

Girl With Flaxen Hair 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  Oregon : Southwest Oregon : ... : The Cathedral
Climbs the sweet headwall that hangs over the approach trail. Starts inside the Cathedral with a few bolts of crumbly sidepulls. Pull over a bulge to a good stem rest (shared start with the Iceman dihedral, aka: "Mossman"). From the stem, move left onto the headwall. Climb awesome pockets and edges up the slightly overhanging wall to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in Oregon

Photos of The Cathedral Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The Window
The Window
Rock Climbing Photo: The Cathedral from the entrance.
The Cathedral from the entrance.
Rock Climbing Photo: The Cathedral at Rattlesnake
BETA PHOTO: The Cathedral at Rattlesnake

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