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Routes in Chew Tooth

Center Route S,TR 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Hand Crack T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Left Route S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Thin Crack T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Uncle Fred's Vacation Plan S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Type: Sport, 25 ft
FA: unknown
Page Views: 113 total, 1/month
Shared By: Daniel Trugman on Jan 16, 2010
Admins: Aron Quiter, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Trails are closed from sunset to 6:00 am. Details

Description

This aptly named route climbs the left side of the Chew Tooth formation.

The route begins with a sequence of excellent, technical moves up to a strange but solid clipping stance for the second bolt (5.10-). From here, finesse through the fun, boulder problem-like crux that finishes with a tough mantle move (note: some useful holds may be obstructed by moss). Clip the third bolt and follow the easy but mossy ramp to the anchors.

The route is very fun but is quite short and the mossy topout detracts from the quality. Still, I enjoyed it, and I bet with more traffic, it would be at least as good as the the other routes on the Chew Tooth.

Location

Leftmost bolted line on the Chew Tooth

Protection

3 bolts to the 2-bolt anchor that all the Chew Tooth routes share

The route is very well protected, and the bolts look newish and reinforced with a bit of glue.

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