mostly cams and a few nuts. i didn't lead, and am not qualified to--so i wasn't really sure which pro was what. although i did clean (of course).
yosemite--tuolomne meadows area. known as a very "classic" climb (i've been told). i basically have climber's amnesia, mostly cuz i seesawed between being elated and scared out of my pants (yes i did get gripped on the 3rd pitch--it was really scary--but it was only my second trad climb ever). there were a few slabby pitches, 2 really great cracks. the 4th pitch is a beautiful chimney. after the first 3 pitches, it gets very vertical. the pitches ranged from 5.6 to 5.8 (the way the leader took me up).
walk off (class 4 and class 3 terrain)
Submitted by: just_throw_it on 2007-08-01
Route ID: 87425
Start with the regular route A (super topo) for the first 3 pitches. Skip the bottleneck at the Chimneyand move right to a short wall (5.7) and folllow up the arrete approx 160' to a small ledge for the belay. This will let you finish in 1 more long pitch 180' to the top. Finish with the 5.8 face crack at the top
Cathedral Peak was crowded, so send took all freakin' day. The rock was amazing and the climbing was really easy. I was ill prepared for the cold winds at the top, so now I know to pack a jacket! Walking off was easy, but a bit sketchy because of exhaustion.
I'm looking forward to going back here and doing it much faster.