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Routes in Rappel Rock
|Baradur T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a|
|Bender-Axen T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Black Magic Woman T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b|
|Black Quacker T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b|
|Charadras T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b|
|Chiboni T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a|
|Chicken Sh*t Sandwich T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13|
|Corner, The T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13|
|Helm's Deep T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b|
|Lude T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c|
|Main Gate T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Not So Easy Arch T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a|
|Other Way, The T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13|
|Quick Death T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13|
|Rotissima Bueno T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c|
|Standard Route T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b|
|Storm Crow T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b R|
|Voodoo Child T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c|
|Voodoo Child (direct start) T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R|
|Type:||Trad, 70 ft|
|FA:||Mike McEwen, Dave Baker, 1971|
|Page Views:||4,388 total, 23/month|
|Shared By:||Anonymous Climber on Dec 31, 2001|
|Admins:||Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick|
Closed to climbing March 15 - June 30 Details
This area is closed March 15 - June 30 for peregrine falcon nesting.
DescriptionChiboni is a wonderfully challenging pitch of slab climbing at the base of Rappel Rock. You can use this as a starting pitch for any of the lines that head for the tree ledge where the Standard Route/Black Quacker end their first pitches. Start a bit left of the toe of the buttress, move up and around the right end of a low roof and then up the undulating face above. As I said above, there are some good stretches between bolts and you'll have to keep your head about you. A Rap Rock classic!!
Apparently a Chiboni is a sort of Russian bagpipe also called a Gudastviri. Not sure if that's where the name came from, just what a web search turned up. The gudastviri is a droneless, double-chantered, horn-belled bagpipe played in Georgia. The term comes from the words guda (bag) and stviri (whistling). In some regions, the instrument is called the chiboni, stviri, or tulumi.
Maybe one of the older Tucson climbers could confirm or deny this is where the name came from?