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Whitney's Chimney 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Old School
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Submitted By: Tradoholic on Aug 4, 2011

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BETA PHOTO: Follow the left crack to a chimney.

Description 

This is formally known as the "Off-width of Death" which I eye-balled at 5.11 but upon actually climbing it there's good pro all the way and FUN chimney climbing at the top with a jug top out that goes at 5.9.

Follow the nice crack left of Best Jams to a pod in the Chimney with a no hands rest. Plug bomber gear and thrash to the apex of the roof and plug a #5 C4 to protect the top out.

Location 

Crack left of Best Jams.

Protection 

Finger and hand sized. Save a #5 C4 for the very top. TR is east to set off some trees.


Photos of Whitney's Chimney Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Dimitry.
Dimitry.
Rock Climbing Photo: The start of the business.
The start of the business.
Rock Climbing Photo: Andy in the hurt locker.
Andy in the hurt locker.
Rock Climbing Photo: Andy, starting out the chimney.
Andy, starting out the chimney.
Rock Climbing Photo: Dimitry.
Dimitry.

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By Andy Hansen
From: Longmont, Colorado
Sep 1, 2011
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Bottom of the route is OK but is full of spider webs and nasty looking spiders. I cursed Rhoads the whole way up! Once I got into the chimney the fun really began and that's the Type 2 sort of fun. Classic route. Bring a #5 for sure though.

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