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Mines of Moria 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: F.A. Wayne Arrington 1975
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Submitted By: jrdezso on Apr 28, 2011

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Description 

A bouldery start puts you on a ledge staring up into an wavy chimney behind a basalt column. Wiggle your way up the chimney and crawl through the top opening to the anchors

Location 

Look for the column with no bottom half

Protection 

gear to 2.5 a little hard to protect


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By Whippin
From: Bend, OR
Sep 21, 2014

PG13 at most, don't let the R scare you away! Protip: face out.
By Matt Farrell
From: Bend, Oregon
Feb 1, 2015
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Yep - definitely not R. Great route - very fun little mini-adventure. Face out. Wear a headlamp around your neck pointing down so you can see the color of your gear.
By Brian Martin 1
From: Bend, Oregon
Jun 21, 2015

I think PG13 might be more appropriate. if you fell getting established in the chimney you could potentially hit the ledge but you likely wouldn't die.

I thought you could take this route all the way up but it seemed to end at the anchors of Demander Cody. Did I miss something?
By stj
Jul 6, 2015

Bring a good selection of small cams; they were useful in the tunnel. I did appreciate having a headlamp for placing gear. Going to the top adds some to the adventure: blocky 5.6 R with some routefinding and rope drag. I belayed off a bigger juniper tree. The descent is apparently a chimney at the upstream end of the wall; I'd recommend checking it out before climbing up as we couldn't find it. We did find a reasonable 3rd class descent downstream past the Windfall Wall.
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