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Routes in West Face/Chimney Rock

Fun Roof T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
It Ain't Hay T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Rappel Chimney T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Sancho's T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Scuffin Up T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
West Face Direct T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
West Face Sandard T 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
Type: Trad, 500 ft, 3 pitches, Grade II
FA: J. Roskelly and C. Kopczynski
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Shared By: Nick Sweeney on Jul 20, 2014
Admins: WAGbag, Mike Engle

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Description

Pitch one is a steep and interesting pitch with abundant protection possibilities. Pitch two is the 5.9+ crux with some tough liebacking. A short third pitch goes to the summit.

Location

Left side of the West Face. Refer to any guidebook covering Chimney Rock for more details.

Protection

Full rack plus some big gear... multiple #4 Camalots are ideal.

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Nick Sweeney
Spokane, WA
 
Nick Sweeney   Spokane, WA
 
We didn't have big gear for the second pitch, so we linked to the Rappel Chimney route. The pitch that linked the two felt 5.10- to me... we went right up the steepest part of the rappel chimney itself. Jul 21, 2014