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Seemingly intimidating from afar, Cathedral Peak is a beautiful 5 pitch route filled with easy to moderate climbing.

A must do when in Tuolumne, Cathedral Peak can become quite crowded, fortunately the climbing offers a many ways to navigate around other parties.


Route History:

  • First Ascent: John Muir


Located in Cathedral Peak approx:
Long/Lat: -119.405041,37.848139

Route Grade Citations

5.6 III Community registered grade
*** Thomas Johnson
5.6 *** Rock Climbing Tuolumne Meadows
5.6 *** ethan jensen
5.6 *** Tuolumne Ultra Classics
III 5.6 Climbing California's High Sierra, 2nd Edition - The Classic Climbs on Rock and Ice
5.7 *** anson

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 86%

Lead Styles

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Comments keywords

incredible super fun fantastic satisfying great classic awesome chimney bad epic traverse

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