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Cat Crack 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b/c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: Scott W on Jun 26, 2008

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Description 

Another classic, like most of the routes on the wall. It's all gear, starts on a wideish(3") crack and then starts up a sustained finger crack. The locks are so good most of them hurt.


Location 

This route is on the FAR left side of the wall, it's the very obviously chalked up finger crack.


Protection 

All gear, stops and double small stuff to 1"


Description 

Another classic, like most of the routes on the wall. It's all gear, starts on a wideish(3") crack and then starts up a sustained finger crack. The locks are so good most of them hurt.


Location 

This route is on the FAR left side of the wall, it's the very obviously chalked up finger crack.


Protection 

All gear, stops and double small stuff to 1", you may want a 3" piece to protect the first 15 feet or so.



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By andyf
From: Tacoma, WA
Sep 9, 2008

This has been called "Wildcat Crack" since at least the FFA. FA John Znamierowski & Mike Vaschon, 1980; FFA Matt Christensen, 1987.

Is the rap anchor still a single bolt and a fixed nut?

By Eric Hirst
Sep 15, 2010

The rap anchor is currently 2 bolts plus slings & biners. This and several other Wildcat routes would be good candidates for chains.

A great rite of passage for any WA 5.10 climber.

By Bill Ballace
From: Pullman,WA
Aug 11, 2011

Stellar route! What are you waiting for? Go get on it.

By Chris Winter
From: Portland, OR
May 21, 2012
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Aw this route needs a photo.