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Routes in Paisano Peak

Big Chimney TR 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Type: TR, 100 ft, Grade II
FA: Randell Beck, Shannon Allsup
Page Views: 61 total · 8/month
Shared By: Randell Beck on Jun 5, 2017
Admins: Hank Caylor, Matt Richardson, LeeAB Brinckerhoff

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Private Property - apparently on the grounds of Paisano Baptist Encampment Details

Description

Scramble up the scree slope to the base of the cliff. Some minor 5.3-5.5 moves bring you to the base of the large chimney. Chimney up - it's shady and cool in there. At the top exit, it's a walk-up to the summit. Its high and has a view, but not particularly dangerous. We did not use ropes - we solo freed "together'. It was the kind of thing to get a teenager's heart pumping.

Location

Route is up the main cliff face - there is only one. Scramble to the bottom and find the chimney. Walk down around the side of the cliff, or rappel the vertical face.

Protection

Large nuts and cams, please. Big cracks, big openings. Hard Volcanic rock. There are large rocks to anchor.

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Randell Beck
Westbury, NY
 
Randell Beck   Westbury, NY
 
Notes on the area and geology: texasmonthly.com/travel/on-… Jun 6, 2017
Randell Beck
Westbury, NY
 
Randell Beck   Westbury, NY
 
The cliff has many routes that could be climbed - we only had time to do one. We calimed it as a first because no one we asked had heard of anyone else doing it... but it's a low-quality claim LOLOLOLOL Jun 5, 2017

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