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Routes in Chief's Head Peak

Aquavelva - aka Headdress - aka Chickens on Ice? T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a WI5 M5
Chiefshead Northeast Ramp aka Slant Gully T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c WI2 M1-2 Mod. Snow X
Northwest Ledges T Mod. Snow PG13
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Type: Trad, Snow, Alpine, 1500 ft, Grade III
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Greg Sievers on Jul 24, 2008
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Northwest Face - ledges. This is a mountaineer's route.

Beware of avalanche danger!


Approach exactly like you're headed for the NW Face.
When you are spitting distance to the base of Birds of Fire, hang a hard right. Follow the right-rising ledge to the west shoulder of the peak.


2 pickets maybe & 1/3 rock rack.



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