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The Queen 

YDS: 5.0 French: 2- Ewbanks: 4 UIAA: I ZA: 6 British: MM 1c

   
Type:  Trad, Alpine, 1 pitch, 150'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.0 French: 2- Ewbanks: 4 UIAA: I ZA: 6 British: MM 1c [details]
FA: Not known
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Submitted By: Mark Oveson on Aug 26, 2005

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Description 

This rock is the second major Chessman (from north to south) on the Kasparov Traverse, after the White Knight/Knight's Pawn formation. Stay east of the tower on ledges, then climb a well-featured wall and crack system on the east face of the tower. Exact route is a matter of choice, but it is possible to climb the route at the F4 (5.0-5.2) rating with some routefinding. The summit of this tower is regal and the views divine, particularly to the south.

Protection 

Light rack if necessary


Photos of The Queen Slideshow Add Photo
Queen's Reiche crack is directly above Brian's hea...
Queen's Reiche crack is directly above Brian's hea...
9-1-08: the Queen is the righthand square topped g...
9-1-08: the Queen is the righthand square topped g...
Brian Verhulst on the 5.10 FA of Queen's Reiche. 1...
Brian Verhulst on the 5.10 FA of Queen's Reiche. 1...
Scrambling on The Queen.
Scrambling on The Queen.

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By Greg Sievers
From: Bozeman, MT
Sep 3, 2008

8-31-08: these were wonderful features to scramble and climb. Brian Verhulst made a new route (variation) by climbing a 5.10 finger/hand crack on the far right side of the Queen.
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