Type: Trad, 85 ft
FA: Chuck Jones, Annie Jones & Mike Varlotta, May 2004
Page Views: 282 total · 5/month
Shared By: Mark'Indy' Kochte on Aug 31, 2014
Admins: Frances Fierst

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Description

This often overlooked and sometimes obscure line starts between a small but tall pine tree and an oak tree, a few feet to the left of "Chuck Middle" and 5' from the left side of the wall. Climb up and left so that the roof can be passed on the left (crux). Continue up the left side of the wall to the top. A very nice route, both below and above, but sometimes needs to be gardened to clear the path of foliage overgrowth.

Location

This is the last route on Chuck's Wall, approximately 25' left of "Unexpected Party".

Descent: rappel from the rap station in the pine tree at the end of "Unexpected Party". Please feel free to bring some extra webbing to replace that which is there if it is getting too old/frayed.

Protection

Primarily medium gear, medium-large nuts, tri-cams, Cams to #2 (though you can probably find places for a #3 if you look hard enough).

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Burton Rosenberger
Woodbridge, va
 
Burton Rosenberger   Woodbridge, va
 
I think I did this route right, always hard to tell since there is limited beta here. The roof you pass on left is Chuck Middle, said to be TR according to Indy guide but when up there it looks doable on lead.

Added red webbing to existing rings and added date to the tail for reference.

youtu.be/pyhQnPGlH5c Aug 8, 2018
Mark'Indy' Kochte  
  5.5
Burton, if you end up doing a lead through Chuck Middle let me know (climb_md@yahoo.com) so I can update my files accordingly. And thanks for the add to the rap station! All the other webbing up there prior to this has been mine. Aug 9, 2018