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Alfa Chick S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Chicken Delight S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Chicken Hawk S,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Chicken Lips S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Daddy Blocker S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Mommy Blocker S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Rubber Chicken S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Wessel in the Chicken Coop S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
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Type: Sport
FA: Chris Alber & Dave Wessel, November, 1999
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Shared By: Jeremy Smith on Jul 26, 2001
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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This route is the farthest right route on Chicken Wall, starting by 2 huge old industrial bolts. The climbing is rather forgettable with easy clips from good stances. Most of the good holds are hidden until you're right on top of them. I also found myself zig-zagging to the left and right of the bolt line to reach these holds. Beware the rope drag if you plan on setting up a top rope. Not much more to it, an average 5.9 in my opinion (not that that means much).


5 bolts to a 2 bolt anchor.


Jeff Lockyer
Canmore, AB
Jeff Lockyer   Canmore, AB
Perhaps the key to making this climb a little easier, is the zig zagging as stated above. I think if you keep to the bolt line the route is enjoyable and the holds will be a little more slopey than the others to the left and right. I guess it could be considered an elimination kind of route, but either way have fun with this one. A good warm up with the route directly left, then continue around the corner. Sep 25, 2001
Paul Donald Andrews
Nederland, Co.
Paul Donald Andrews   Nederland, Co.
I thought it was a pretty fun route, considering it's so short and doesn't look like much from the ground. I enjoyed the crux bulge. You have to search a little for the best combination. It's not obvious. Recommended. Jun 25, 2010

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