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Shared By: Anthony Stout on May 17, 2006 with 1 Suggestions
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Description

The trail heads straight to this area at the left end of the crag. Several nice sport routes exist in this area ranging form 5.9 to 5.11d. There are also two traditional routes, a 5.7 and a .10a. The rock here is generally solid with exciting crimping and side pulling.

Getting There

See overview
Cockscomb crag area overview. Courtesy of Rick Bradshaw, author of online guide: losalamos.com/diablo/defaul…. . The trail heading toward the crag ends at this wall. Ends right around three good climbs: The Egg, The Chicken, and Technical Fowl.

Routes

Starting left and working right:

Left Wing (5.11a)
Little Chicken (5.7), Trad
Chicken Little (5.11d)
Cruisin for Chicks (5.10c)
Rooster Tail (5.10c)
Casada Noodle Soup (5.10b)
Technical Fowl (5.10d or 5.10b/c)
The Chicken (5.10a)
The Egg (5.9)
Chicken Scratch (5.10a)
Chicken Thief (5.11a)

17 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Chicken Little Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 37
The Egg
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 38
The Chicken
Sport
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 23
Cruisin for Chicks
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Egg
 37
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
The Chicken
 38
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Cruisin for Chicks
 23
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport
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