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Chimera and Aerial Combat

Description 

Wall south of the monk leading to the summit of the head.


Getting There 

Approach using headwall routes and walk past Praying Monk


13 Total Routes


['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',6],['5.7',2],['5.8',2],['5.9',2],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Gargoyle Wall:
North Central Variation to the Hart Route   5.2 3 8 II D 2c PG13     Trad, Alpine, 2 pitches, 250'   
Chimera   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a PG13     Sport, Alpine, 2 pitches, 230'   
Aerial Combat   5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a PG13     Sport, Alpine, 3 pitches, 240'   
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Don leading p2 on chimera.

Chimera 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a PG13  AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Gargoyle Wall
This route features excellent climbing but it is still camelback rock. Expect sparse protection on easier climbing and expect some falling rocks and plan accordingly. 3rd class scramble up granite ramp and belay.P1- Start is just right of alternate Hart Route Gully. The first bolt is shared with the Cholla traverse. It is possible to place a .4 or .5 camalot before clipping the first bolt. The entire pitch is approximately 110' with 9bolts to two bolt belay on small ledge.P2- 130' with 10bolts t...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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