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Sierra Club Chimney 

YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c

Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c [details]
FA: ?, 1933
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Submitted By: Chris Norwood on Jul 13, 2014

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Climbs a wide chimney towards the far left side of the Main Wall. Scramble up low-angle blockiness to enter the chimney, then after gaining stance atop first large chockstone, chimney up on heavily featured rock to the top. Climbs at similar difficulty facing either way inside the chimney.

This is supposedly the first technical climb ever done at Mission Gorge, and in all of San Diego County for that matter!!


This climb is at the far left side of the Main Wall, just to the right of "The Blocks" and "Knob Job" and to the left of "Rock On".


Wide chimney means this climbs as either an unprotected lead or solo, or TR on bolts on top.

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