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Chimney

M4, Trad, Mixed, 200 ft, Grade II,  Avg: 2.5 from 4 votes
FA: ??
Colorado > CO Ice & Mixed > Tenmile Canyon aka Of…

Description

This is a great route for the area that comes in almost every fall with some substantial ice in it and offers clean rock with good pro. The cruxes are pulling the chockstones.

Location

This is just to the climber's right of Three Tiers.

Descend down to the climber's left.

Protection

A light rack up to a #3 BD cam, a few pins and 1 ice screw.

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First pitch of Chimney in thin conditions, 12/2011.
[Hide Photo] First pitch of Chimney in thin conditions, 12/2011.
It climbs better than it looks...trickier, too.  Probably better to do it in 2 pitches.
[Hide Photo] It climbs better than it looks...trickier, too. Probably better to do it in 2 pitches.
Topping out P2.  There really aren't great anchors above for a bit.
[Hide Photo] Topping out P2. There really aren't great anchors above for a bit.
Looking up at the climb.
[Hide Photo] Looking up at the climb.