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Elevation: 8,400'
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Submitted By: C Miller on Jul 13, 2009
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Description 

This steep and rocky canyon is bordered on the south by Conquest Ridge and north by Area 51 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



Weather station 4.9 miles from here

10 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',4],['V2-3',2],['V4-5',2],['V6-7',2],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Year of the Cat Gully:
Tooth Fairy   V6 7A     Boulder, 12'   Tooth Fairy Boulder
The Persistance of Time aka The Undone Marc Roth Project   V6 7A     Boulder   Year of the Cat Boulder
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Euan going for the lip on Tooth Fairy (V6), Tramwa...

Tooth Fairy V6 7A  CA : San Jacinto Mountains : ... : Tooth Fairy Boulder
Sit start with hands on two widely spaced holds. The right hand starts at the flake crack around the arete.Pull on and move your hands higher, right on a good flake and left on a pinch. Make a tricky move with the right foot and grab the lip of the boulder with the right hand. Bust a move to fit the left in the slot above, then finish more easily up the slab above.* This problem isn't listed in the Tram Bouldering Guide but is an obvious line with some good moves that's worth a go when in ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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By Adam Stackhouse
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Jun 13, 2012
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