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Routes in Downclimb/Sentinel Pass

East Face/Downclimb T 5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c
Huecool T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
Upclimb T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
West Face/Downclimb aka West Chimney T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Type: Trad
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Warren Teissier on May 28, 2002
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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This is a short and exciting route that follows a wide crack/chimney to a left-leaning ramp and to the summit.

Start at the slot that you downclimbed for the approach. Follow the widening huecoed chimney until you can traverse left following a sandy, rotten ramp. Protection is adequate, but the rock is crumbly. After traversing some 15 feet, a finger crack will lead you through a weakness in the overhang and onto the summit.

Descend - downclimb the East Face (see East Face description).


Standard rack.


Tony B
Around Boulder, CO
Tony B   Around Boulder, CO
AKA: West Chimney. Mar 13, 2015