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Year of the Cat Gully Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 8,400'
Location: 33.82364, -116.63888 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Colin Parker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Jul 13, 2009
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This steep and rocky canyon is bordered on the south by Conquest Ridge and north by Area 51/Deer Canyon and is home to a number of high quality problems worth the hike.

Some of the better problems here include Tetrys (V0), Tetrys Right (V2), iMac (V4), The Distance between Cities (V4), Tooth Fairy (V6), The Matt Hoch Problem (V9) and Year of the Cat (V10).

Getting There 

Approach by hiking through Kung Fu Canyon and passing Conquest Ridge or heading left from the western edge of Shangri-La Valley near the Cube Boulder. Approach time is 25-35 minutes.

Climbing Season

For the The Tramway area.

Weather station 3.8 miles from here

14 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Year of the Cat Gully

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Year of the Cat Gully:
Year of the Cat   V9-10 7C+     Boulder, 12'   Year of the Cat Boulder
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Featured Route For Year of the Cat Gully
Rock Climbing Photo: Running a lap

Unnamed V3 6A  California : San Jacinto Mountains : ... : Entrance Boulder
Start by bear hugging the left arete, and small features on the face. Step up onto the small arching crack, and make a big move to the large plate in the middle of the face. Move out right to the arete and up....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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By Adam Stackhouse
Jun 13, 2012
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