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BETA PHOTO: Chongo Arete, 5.11b Topo
Start up the sloping rock to the arete.
Pass two breaks, where you can get small cams in the horizontals. Passing the second horizontal to gain the arete and the 1st bolt is the technical crux.
With the 1st bolt clipped move up and find some holds on the left side of the arete which allow the 2nd bolt and easier climbing to be reached.
With little trouble move on up to the anchors.
Left arete of the west face
small cams, 3 bolts and double bolt anchor.
Lori Williams following Chongo's Arete.
By Euan Cameron
From: Redlands and Mammoth Lakes
Apr 30, 2012
Rebolted a few years ago the new bolts are located on the right side of the arete, unlike the old bolts which were on the left.