Mountain Project Logo

Routes in Chief's Head

Big Easy S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Chief, The T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
MI5 T,S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Outpatient Surgery Services (OSS) T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Seam, The T,S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Treble Dog S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Type: Trad, TR
FA: unknown
Page Views: 99 total · 1/month
Shared By: Lee Jenkins on Apr 22, 2009
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

You & This Route


5 Opinions

Your To-Do List:

Add To-Do · View List

Your Star Rating:


     Clear Rating

Your Difficulty Rating:


-none- Change

Your Ticks:

Add New Tick
    -none-

Description

This was originally climbed in the 1970s by who IDK, but amazingly it is still a 'sharp' and mixed route. The Chief is located on the North Face. It is the far left route up the gully.

Location

This is South of Poncho's Vista. See the beta photos.

Protection

2 bolts + anchors and an assortment of fingers to hand sized gear.

Photos

Snow Lily
Golden
 
Snow Lily   Golden
 
Rated 5.8 in the guidebook, seemed harder. Not the best rock, "shedding" some. I pulled off a large piece. Aug 9, 2014
LCM
Portland
LCM   Portland
A couple moves towards the top felt incredibly difficult for 5.8. Jun 17, 2013

More About The Chief

Printer-Friendly Guide