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Great Chimney Area

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Bastard Chimney, The T,TR 
Coup d'Etat T,TR 
Cracker Jack T,TR 
Dirty Day TR 
Get Jacked T,TR 
Good, the Bad, and the Jacked (Direct), The T,TR 
Good, the Bad, and the Jacked, The T,TR 
Handle With Care T,TR 
Hot Beef Injection T 
Match the Snatch T,TR 
Milking the Bull TR 
Overlooked T,TR 
Pale Rider T 
Perverted Inspiration T,TR 
Practice Chimney  T 
Son Of Great Chimney T 
Son of Great Chimney Direct T,TR 
Whipping Boy T 
Wild West Homo T,TR 

Great Chimney Area  


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Henning on Son of a Great Chimney Direct.

Description 

Climbs along the West Bluff Trail just south and just north of Prospect Point. Arbitrarily, this area starts left-to-right with Son of Great Chimney. Climbs around the corner to the left (Dance of Ghost Psamead, etc) are included in Big Toe.

Getting There 

At the intersection of the Fire Road and the West Bluff Trail. Climbs are right off the trail towards the Lake. As you stand on Prospect Point you look to your left at the Lost Face overhangs, and you look to your right at the Great Chimney buttress.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.7 miles from here

19 Total Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',2],['5.8',2],['5.9',0],['5.10',3],['5.11',4],['5.12',5],['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 Great Chimney Area:
Cracker Jack   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 60'   
The Bastard Chimney   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 60'   
Perverted Inspiration   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R     Trad, TR   
Whipping Boy   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Wild West Homo   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c R     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'   
Coup d'Etat   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, TR   
Son Of Great Chimney   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Pale Rider   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a R     Trad, 40'   
The Good, the Bad, and the Jacked   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a R     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'   
Son of Great Chimney Direct   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 75'   
Match the Snatch   5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13     Trad, TR, 1 pitch   
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Featured Route For Great Chimney Area
Direct Start

The Good, the Bad, and the Jacked (Direct) 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b WI : Devil's Lake : ... : Great Chimney Area
On-Sight Beta:Climb straight up the face directly beneath the roof that marks the beginning of The Good, the Bad, and the Jacked. Move left to a thin crack and continue to the top after the big move on the original line. Flash Beta:Powerful, sustained, and unprotected climbing leads into the original line put up by John Scott. A fall before establishing on the flared vertical just above the roof is certain to be unpleasant. A very shallow yet good #1 C4 can be placed in the flare and prote...[more]   Browse More Classics in WI

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