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Chopper flakes 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c R

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: (TR) Mark Delaney, September 1973. FA (lead) Ken Nichols, Bob Clark, May 1981
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Submitted By: Francisco Di Poi on Oct 17, 2011
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Start directly up the face, or start left on the arete for an easier variation and traverse right on hollow flakes. Side pulls and crimps lead to jugs. Finish on the steep face to the right, or stay left and go up the ramp towards easier ground. Fairly steep. Typical traprock.


Starts at the right end of the southern slab. Directly to the right of May Way and left of Unconquerable Crack and Visions.


Standard rack

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By Brian
From: North Kingstown, RI
Oct 17, 2011

Chopper Flakes 5.8+ R. FA (TR) Mark Delaney, September 1973. FA (lead) Ken Nichols, Bob Clark, May 1981.

By Francisco Di Poi
From: Boulder, CO
Oct 17, 2011

Brian, thanks for the missing info. After talking to one of the First Ascentionists, the route starts on the arete, traverses right, and finishes on the ramp to the left.

The updated falcon guide gives it a PG, assuming the gear won't rip the hollow flake off the wall should you happen to fall.