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Routes in Fin City

Chimney Sweeper T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Dudh Chai T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Hands Off T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Kids on Coffee T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Offwidth T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Out of Time T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Type: Trad, 50 ft
FA: ?Doug Snively & Earl Wiggins?
Page Views: 521 total, 4/month
Shared By: Leo Paik on May 13, 2006
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

This is a route ascending a fun, crack on the S side of the West face of this crag. The name is derived from the Rossiter & Gillett guides. The climb faces West, so it is cool in the mornings. The climbing is wide hands with a bit of a face climbing crux. It seemed best to be left side in. Tape was helpful for non-Peter Croft-like crack climbers. The mellow start was nice compared with the starts for Kids on Coffee & Out of Time.

To descend, move to the next slot North and downclimb into a chimney.

Location

It is the right-most of the obvious cracks between the fins at Fin City.

Protection

Hands to fist sized cams are useful. #1-#4 Camalots, doubles, perhaps.

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GabeO
New Haven, CT
 
GabeO   New Haven, CT
 
I thought this was actually a very good route, with several cruxes, and interesting climbing. It would be classic if it were just a bit longer! Two and a half stars. Sep 9, 2013
Jason Funk
Salt Lake City, UT
  5.9
Jason Funk   Salt Lake City, UT
  5.9
This is another short stout route on the Fins that's worth doing if you're in the area. It felt very Vedauwooesque. Jun 23, 2009