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Fat Freddie’s Cat  


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Description 

A large east-facing formation back behind the Freak Brothers Dome. Home to a small handful of routes, most notably the diverse Early Bird, as well as a couple of face climbs.

There’s usually a rap station at the top of Early Bird consisting of a few slings with knot chocks (requires 2 ropes). If that’s not your cup of tea there’s a fairly easy, albeit a bit long, downclimb off the back of the formation - scramble up to the summit and descend in a gulley.

Getting There 

If approaching from the entrance to Wonderlands, walk past the Freak Bros Dome, then cut right up a wide valley. A trail will eventually cut right and a scramble will get you up to the main formation. Several poor quality trails precede the proper trail, if you have to do a bunch of bush wacking you’ve chosen one of these. If you run into a large, well, obelisk, in the middle of the pathway that’s The Red Obelisk and you’ve gone too far.

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.0 miles from here

5 Total Routes

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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Fat Freddie’s Cat:
Early Bird   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   
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Featured Route For Fat Freddie’s Cat
Bookman Pitman, on Freddie's Fat Cat in the Wonderland Valley, Joshua Tree National Park

Bookman Pitman 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Fat Freddie’s Cat
The crux comes at the point where the nice tips to fingers crack flares out and you have to do some fun yet interesting stemming/smearing moves on small edges to surmount. You need a 70m if you are going to the block at the top, or you can stop at the obvious ledge about 20 feet above where the crack peters out. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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