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South Ridgeline, including Cat's Eye Face & Bolt Wall
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Black Slabbath 
Bolt Wall TR 
Bolt Wall Chimney 
Cat Eye Wall: Upper Roof T,TR 
Cat Spock Traverse 
Cat's Eye Face TR 
Corner Cling T,TR 
Knob Boy Arete 
Lynn Hill Roof TR 
Mr. Spock 
Pin Scar Finger Crack T,TR 
Slab Happy 
Tendonitis Traverse 
Thin Crack T,TR 

Cat Eye Wall: Upper Roof 

Hueco: V-easy Font: 3

   
Type:  Trad, TR, Boulder, 1 pitch
Consensus:  Hueco: V0 Font: 4 [details]
FA: Unknown
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Submitted By: Stacy Bender on Mar 26, 2002

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Description 

This climb is onthe far right of the Cat Eye Wall or Bolt Wall. Climb the corner or the flake to the upper roof and undercling left around the roof. If you're bouldering this climb, don't fall! It's a long way down. If you're toproping it, there is a spooky swing on the fall.

Protection 

This route has a bouldering rating, but it's much safer as a toprope problem. There are bolts at the top, so the risk of bouldering this doesn't make sense anyway. This could be a lead climb too with small cams in a good crack.


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Getting into the upper roof.
Getting into the upper roof.
Steven Bender, 12 years old at the time, November 1999.
Steven Bender, 12 years old at the time, November ...
Not the standard route, going up to the right and over the roof.
Not the standard route, going up to the right and ...
Cat Eye alcove routes (L->R): Knob Boy Arete, Cat Eye Face, Corner Cling, and  Face It You're a Flake.
BETA PHOTO: Cat Eye alcove routes (L->R): Knob Bo...

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By Matt Richardson
Administrator
From: Longmont, CO
Mar 16, 2008

Good route for practicing gear placement - bomber locks, nice feet and nice final moves out of the roof.
By John Marsella
From: Berthoud, CO
Aug 24, 2012
rating: V0-1 4+

This one may be referred to as "Face It, You're a Flake" in the NCCC guide.