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Chips

V7, Boulder, 12 ft (4 m),  Avg: 3.5 from 434 votes
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Utah > Central Utah > Joe's Valley > New Joe's > Chip & Dale
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This problem begins on Planet of the Apes but instead of getting the crimp with your left hand go to it with your right. Work your way left around the corner and get the rail feature with your left hand. The higher the better because the next move is a deadpoint dyno up and right although I have seen people do it static using an intermediate hold. Some people think this is easier than Planet of the Apes.

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Chips
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The fun dynamic beta on Chips!
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A New Joe's classic!
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Just after the crux dead point/dyno on "Chips"
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Sticking the big move
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Flashing Chips.
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Working the dyno on Chips.<br>
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- Photo by Jen.
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some gecko friction is needed
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Chips, V7, Joe's
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THC on Chips
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Andy L
  V6
[Hide Comment] Another video of Chips V7 with alternative beta
youtube.com/watch?v=hp4SAJb… Mar 21, 2013
Garrett Carter
SL, UT
  V6
[Hide Comment] Amazing problem with a fun kneebar at the start. Landing is as safe as it gets. Got this problem but could not get Planet of the Apes right next to it. Jan 23, 2015
thisisclarke
Houston, TX
  V7
[Hide Comment] If you don't do it with the dyno, then you're clever (and/or short). Not sure if it's actually a V7, but I thought it was considerably harder than Planet of the Apes. Other climbers in my group thought the opposite (height could be the deciding factor in this). Jul 1, 2015
Ryan Selfaison
Provo, UT
  V7
[Hide Comment] Trust the pockets or you might botch the top :[)
youtube.com/watch?v=avtIvbV… Dec 6, 2019
Henry Hartzler
SLC, UT
  V6
[Hide Comment] Static beta, but with the toe hook for the cross: youtube.com/shorts/IfW4bXU1vgw Mar 21, 2021
Amanda J
Bishop, CA
 
Sam Wilson
Asheville, NC
  V6
[Hide Comment] youtube.com/watch?v=sgx8T5W…
Another beta option for the short folks. Adds an additional powerful bump, but makes the "dyno" move feel mellow and controlled. May 9, 2021
Carter Purvis
Sun Prairie, WI
  V6
[Hide Comment] youtu.be/NXmV5qWTD5c
Finding the top out pockets in the dark was a good time! Aug 16, 2021
Joe Alestra
  V7
[Hide Comment] Beta vid: youtu.be/kpQxkWVPl2I Aug 7, 2022
Christian Sanchez
Pasadena, CA
[Hide Comment] Joes beta compilation:
youtu.be/bX4_2MXCa14?t=324 Oct 12, 2022
Libby Kasmer
  V7-
L Mitch
Bham, AL
  V7
[Hide Comment] goated Jan 27, 2023
Aaron Shamy
SLC
 
[Hide Comment] Beta Video. 5’6” triple bump to the high left crimper.
instagram.com/reel/Cq_7ExGv…
Or
youtube.com/shorts/BCRPNk4m… Apr 13, 2023
Scott B
Flagstaff, AZ
 
Andrew Spiars
Richardson, TX
  V7
[Hide Comment] Since when have people stopped doing Chips and Planet of the Apes from a sit start?
It clearly says its a sit start in the guide but everyone starts it from a stand nowadays.
Anyone know why that is?


Barefoot beta (from a full SDS) at 1:13 of this video:
m.youtube.com/watch?v=88se5… Nov 6, 2023
Not MP Admin
The OASIS
 
[Hide Comment] Anyone got any beta videos? May 1, 2024
Finn Navidomskis
Salt Lake City
  V7-