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The Chute 

YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a WI3 M1

Type:  Mixed, Ice, Alpine, 4 pitches, 600', Grade IV
Original:  YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a WI3 M1 Easy Snow [details]
FA: first recorded winter ascent Glenn Cilley solo 12.27.2011
New Route: Yes
Season: winter
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Submitted By: Glenn Cilley on Dec 30, 2011

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looking down from near the top


This is a great alpine, wilderness route. Climb up the gully on mixed ice and rock over the many bulges and corners.


On the south side of Carrigan Notch trail (right) you will see the gully. At the top you can go to the summit and sign in or head south back down the ridge to the trail (about 1 mile).


Standard short ice screws, for winter. Not much gear for a non winter accent as it is all loose.

Photos of The Chute Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: west face of Lowell, the Chute in red
BETA PHOTO: west face of Lowell, the Chute in red
Rock Climbing Photo: looking down the first pitch
looking down the first pitch
Rock Climbing Photo: the summit
the summit

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By lee hansche
From: goffstown, nh
Jan 5, 2012

wow, for an adventure like this I'd think there would be a story...
By Ryan Barber
From: Rumney, NH
Feb 28, 2012

And one brisk and snowy morning, Glen gazed out upon the horizon, and being hale and hearty, he decided then to take a short walk in the woods...

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