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Khazad Arete 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Justin Johnsen on Jan 22, 2013

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Lieback up this oddly shaped arete between two chimneys. A fun sequence of moves because of the wandering nature of this feature, but a tad on the short side; the first part of the climb is scrambling up stacked boulders and walking a giant ledge to the start of the actual arete.


In the back of the Great Chimney, between the squeezing Chamberlain's Chimney to the left, and dark Khazam Dum to the right.


Toprope off the bolted anchor shared with the chimneys on either side of it.

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By Evan Wisheropp
Jul 13, 2016

You're thinking of Squeeze Cheese. Khazad Arete is at the far back of the chimney, 30' back from Squeeze Cheese (the one with the 8" crack on top). Khazad Dum 5.8+ is a good lead right next to it, definitely worth checking out.

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