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Hanging Chain 


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Description 

Long approach difficult and committing routes


Getting There 

Approach similar to Left Field, this area is several hundred feet to the right


20 Total Routes


['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',5],['5.11',4],['5.12',7],['5.13',1],['>=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 Hanging Chain:
Plastic Fish   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b PG13     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 95'   
Big Corner   5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 105'   
Sly Truths   5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Trad, Sport, 100'   
Talk This Way   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Lessons Learned   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ E3 5c     Trad, 100'   
Walk This Way   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c     Trad, 150'   
Sly Corner (Naysayer)   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Krispy Kreme   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 95'   
Spry Look   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b     Sport, 100'   
Spiders & Snakes   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b     Trad   
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Darrel Hensley leading S & S either late 1989 or early 1990.

Spiders & Snakes 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b  NC : Rumbling Bald : Hanging Chain
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View out toward the main area with Spiders & Snakes buttress in the foreground. Taken from the top.
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By nbrown
From: western NC
Dec 29, 2013
CONDITION REPORT 

Did a little trail re-routing at the start of the steep uphill last week - it was pretty bad (and getting worse), hopefully that'll help some.