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Routes in Spire five
|Beethoven's Fifth T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a|
|Blame It On the Boogie T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a|
|Corner to the Sky T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a|
|Drinking Women, Chasing Whiskey T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c R|
|Goin' back to Indiana T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Kampsite T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R|
|Splinter direct T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a|
|Unkown Shaffer Route T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a|
|Type:||Trad, 80 ft|
|Page Views:||72 total, 1/month|
|Shared By:||Christian B. Baird on Aug 21, 2007|
|Admins:||Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Andy Busse, Mike Madsen, Mark Rafferty|
DescriptionThe conns called this the spire splinter then Bob Kamps put a route on
it and is now known as kampsite.
This Splitter crack route faces the picket fence
Crux is in a slightly overhanging dihedral
above easy chimney/traverse. After crux dihedral go up the notch and right to a sweet belay ledge between a false summit of 5 and kampsite. Good pro and a fun route
LocationThis route starts top of the 5-6 gully.
When at the bottom of the 5-6 gully look up to see a yellow steep blade separated from five formation this is kampsite. A chokestone high in this notch is your goal but from north east side or top of gully. Scramble up easy trough to base of kampsite.
Start, is a mutitude of low angle rock we climbed via a chimney
this is a distinct overhanging dihedral crack between Kampsite and spire five on uphill side. Climb dihedral to chokestone, up and right over small spire to the sweet belay. Bring at least ten feet of sling and rap off this false summit block between kampsite and five.
One 60m rope got us to the ground.
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