Type: Trad, 100 ft
FA: unknown
Page Views: 2,017 total · 9/month
Shared By: Brian Reynolds on Nov 29, 2002
Admins: Greg Opland, C Miller, M Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Trough to the left of The Sound of One Shoe Tapping and W.A.C. Easier than Helix (and easier to protect, if you want), this is probably the best bet for climbers who want to hang a toprope on those two 5.8s.

Some scrambling up large flakes and ledges get you into the wide chute for which (I assume) the climb is named. Solid toe jams and stemming will get you up to just below the chain anchors, and a short step across gets you to the top.

Even at 5.2, this is a pretty fun way to spend 5 or 10 minutes.

Protection

Thin to medium pieces will protect the crack at the back of the trough on the upper half of the climb. Two bolt anchor with rap chains.

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