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Chossman of the Desert 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Strassman, Ayers, Loomis - 1990
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Submitted By: Jonathan Howland on Jul 6, 2007

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Description 

Arete and face climbing -- a clean and obvious crux move as you approach the roof. Somewhat difficult/awkward to clip the anchors.

Location 

Left side of the Dihedrals area.

Protection 

9 bolts.


Photos of Chossman of the Desert Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: unknown climber
unknown climber
Rock Climbing Photo: A simian post-crux poseur -- Kevin Friedrich on Ch...
A simian post-crux poseur -- Kevin Friedrich on Ch...
Rock Climbing Photo: Tom Ogden on Chossman of the Desert
Tom Ogden on Chossman of the Desert
Rock Climbing Photo: We didn't climb it, but I thought I'd submit a pho...
BETA PHOTO: We didn't climb it, but I thought I'd submit a pho...
Rock Climbing Photo: A chossman at play.
A chossman at play.
Rock Climbing Photo: unknown climber
unknown climber
Rock Climbing Photo: Tom Ogden on Chossman of the Desert
Tom Ogden on Chossman of the Desert

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By Phil Esra
Oct 28, 2015

Enjoyed this one even more than ORGasm. Tricky crux.

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