Type: Trad, Alpine, 500 ft (152 m), 5 pitches, Grade II
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Shared By: matt j hartman on Sep 6, 2011
Admins: Mike Snyder, Taylor Spiegelberg, Jake Dickerson

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Description

This route follows the corners on the Klettershoe Chimney for a few pitches then breaks right on splitters before the looming chimney above. Great car to car or short outing.
p-1 climb up ramps and corners one easy ground
p-2 see pitch one and repeat. aim for the huge corner above. did these 2 pitches with a bit of simul climbing. possibly 3 pitches to get to the corner.
p-3 climb the nice corner and move right after about 100' 5.9
p-4 climb the very splitter hand crack to an alcove. excellent 5.9 130'
p-5 move over some small overlaps in the chimney to the looming overhang. exposed, short, well protected crux to the summit. 70'
Look over to the Klettershoe and think 5.9!

Location

before North lake turn left off trail and hike to the base. there is a faint trail right before the Jackass pass trail crosses the creek while you are still in the woods. cache packs above and move toward the Sundance. Really good rock on the last 3 pitches. Worth doing.

Protection

Alpine rack with a 4 camalot, maybe an extra hand size.

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