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Chosspile Chimney T 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a R
East Face Right T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c PG13
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Elevation: 7,122 ft
GPS: 39.968, -105.295 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: neil chelton on May 20, 2011
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

Description

This large, obscure formation is approximately 1/2 mile west of Seal Rock and 3/4 mile south of the Sacred Cliffs. It is not listed in the current Flatirons guidebook. The approach is difficult, and the rock quality is extremely poor. But if you have a youthful spirit of adventure, want to explore something unusual, and are interested in climbing an expanding chimney, then it's definitely worth a visit.
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Getting There

To get there: follow the Mesa trail to the junction with Bear Canyon. Head West into Bear Canyon for about 1/2 mile. You will have walked past Overhang Rock, Poot Ridge, and the Sanctuary formations. Unknown Rock is the next large formation on the south side of Bear Canyon. An off-trail permit and bushwhacking are required to reach the base.

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neil chelton
Boulder, CO
neil chelton   Boulder, CO
Does anyone know the real name of this rock? May 20, 2011

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