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The Cat Wall is loaded with lots of great climbs. Most of these are fairly difficult in the 5.10+ to 5.12+ range. There are fantastic splitters that cut through magnificent roofs as well as some thin, steep finger cracks. There seems to be great lines every ten to thirty yards along the wall. Even if there are a lot of people around, keep walking and you will find a fun worthwhile line that is unoccupied.
From Newspaper Rock drive about 8 miles to the junction of County Road 104 and Utah 211 (this is about 5 miles north of Supercrack Buttress). Park on the east side of the road at the large dirt turn-out. Go through the ranch gate (be sure to close it behind you) and follow a trail that heads NE toward the wall. The walk is almost 2 miles. However, unless things have changed, a moderately well driven two-wheel-drive with a little clearance should be able to drive in through the gate considerably closer to the wall and park on a knoll right below the trail that goes up to the cliffs.
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Tom Cat 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Meow Mix 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad
Catmandu 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad
Kool Cat 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Fat Cat 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ E3 5c Trad
Mad Dog 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c Trad
Pit Bull Terror 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Curiosity 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Deseret Moon 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 140'
Dead Crow 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII E4 6a PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 150'
Johnny Cat 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII E4 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
King Cat 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII E4 6a Trad
Wild Cat 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII E4 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
9 Lives 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Alley Cat 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Puma 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Trad, 1 pitch
Bad Cat 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b Trad
Cat Burglar 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ E6 6b Trad, 50'
Tasmania 5.12+ 7c 28 IX E6 6b Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Burl Dog 5.12+ 7c 28 IX E6 6b Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
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Meow Mix 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b UT : Moab Area : ... : Cat Wall
Meow Mix is just about the farthest route to the right when facing Cat Wall on the approach. Reach the wall, turn right, and just keep going. Eventually, the trail leads to some very easy down-scrambling, and then continues curving back left into an alcove. Meow Mix is the first good-looking line after this. A large right facing corner that flares to wide in places. First pitch is easy .10 or .9 or something for 60ft or so to a ledge with a bolt anchor with slings on it. Route continues up the c...[more] Browse More Classics in UT
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