TR: Cathedral Peak, SE Buttress

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TR: Cathedral Peak, SE Buttress

Post by themtsarecalling » Mon Aug 24, 2020 3:20 pm

I realize there is not a lack of SE Buttress of Cathedral Trip reports, but I figured I would throw mine into the mix.

Https://TheMtsAreCalling.com/cathedral

Just moved back to the Sierras from Arizona so most of the trip reports on my site are in AZ, particularly the Grand Canyon, but will be adding Sierra write ups pretty much weekly from here on.








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Re: TR: Cathedral Peak, SE Buttress

Post by windknot » Mon Aug 24, 2020 4:05 pm

Cool report, thanks for sharing! As a non-climber, I didn't realize (but totally makes sense) that a popular climb like Cathedral would have climbers queued up on a weekend summer day with good weather.

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Re: TR: Cathedral Peak, SE Buttress

Post by c9h13no3 » Mon Aug 24, 2020 5:11 pm

themtsarecalling wrote:
Mon Aug 24, 2020 3:20 pm
I realize there is not a lack of SE Buttress of Cathedral Trip reports, but I figured I would throw mine into the mix.

Https://TheMtsAreCalling.com/cathedral

Just moved back to the Sierras from Arizona so most of the trip reports on my site are in AZ, particularly the Grand Canyon, but will be adding Sierra write ups pretty much weekly from here on.
That's not actually Matthes Crest in your photos, it's Echo Ridge ;).

Cool write up, makes me wish I was hanging out on Cathedral Range granite :/
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Re: TR: Cathedral Peak, SE Buttress

Post by MtnLion » Tue Aug 25, 2020 5:23 am

c9h13no3 wrote:
Mon Aug 24, 2020 5:11 pm
themtsarecalling wrote:
Mon Aug 24, 2020 3:20 pm
I realize there is not a lack of SE Buttress of Cathedral Trip reports, but I figured I would throw mine into the mix.

Https://TheMtsAreCalling.com/cathedral

Just moved back to the Sierras from Arizona so most of the trip reports on my site are in AZ, particularly the Grand Canyon, but will be adding Sierra write ups pretty much weekly from here on.
That's not actually Matthes Crest in your photos, it's Echo Ridge ;).

Cool write up, makes me wish I was hanging out on Cathedral Range granite :/
Actually, the OP is correct. Matthes Crest is the peak/ridge clearly visible in the background, in the saddle between Echo Peaks and Echo Ridge in the pics. Thanks for posting the TR and pics!

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Re: TR: Cathedral Peak, SE Buttress

Post by c9h13no3 » Tue Aug 25, 2020 9:45 am

MtnLion wrote:
Tue Aug 25, 2020 5:23 am
Actually, the OP is correct. Matthes Crest is the peak/ridge clearly visible in the background, in the saddle between Echo Peaks and Echo Ridge in the pics.
Saying this is a picture of Matthes Crest is like showing me a map of the USA and saying it's a picture of New York City. I think the leftmost bump is Matthes and the line on the right goes to Echo #8 (?), but either way...

I suppose I'm being that annoying nit-picking guy...


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Re: TR: Cathedral Peak, SE Buttress

Post by davidsheridan » Tue Aug 25, 2020 9:50 am

Thanks for posting this great TR! Always nice to have a fresh peak bagging report to read on HST!

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