North Redoubt

5.9
Location: 
Tuolumne Meadows
Formation: 
Cathedral Peak

First ascent: Paul Minault, Mark Grassi, July 27, 1997

Approach: Follow the Cathedral Peak Trail from Highway 120 until the prominent, dome-like north buttress appears ahead.

Description:  Two cracks diagonal up its face from left to right. Take the right crack (5.4). Then climb vertically up over blocky ledges (5.9). It may be necessary to step in a sling in order to get over one ledge. Pro to 5". Pro ok.

Descent: Rappel off the low angle slabs on the east side.