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1 - Pawn & Chessapeak

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Hour of Power S 
Phalanx, The T 
System 3 Crack T 
Two For One T 

1 - Pawn & Chessapeak Rock Climbing 


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Chessapeak Wall. Located on the south side of the ...

Description 

The Chessapeak Wall, which is the south face of the Pawn, contains ten routes ranging from 5.6 to 5.10-. A number of the routes are traditional or mixed. Additional routes such as Hour of Power and The Phalanx are in the vicinity.

The routes at the Chessapeak Wall were primarily established by Andy Tretiakoff and Charlie King. The Chessapeak Wall faces south and thus sees sun almost all day.

Rock Climbing Photo: Chessapeak Wall. Located on the south side of the ...
Chessapeak Wall. Located on the south side of the Pawn.

Getting There 

Disembark and hike straight up the rocky drainage for approximately 15 minutes. The strenuous hike involves a small amount of scrambling but is over soon enough.

Follow the uphill, left branch when the trail forks near the base of the cliff. Gain a slight bit of elevation and wind through a few shrubs, continuing left past the Queen and sector. A faint trail will break from the cliff, heading left and holding elevation. The entire hike will take approximately 25 minutes.

Climbing Season

For the 2 - Bear Canyon area.

Weather station 3.9 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',3],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in 1 - Pawn & Chessapeak

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 1 - Pawn & Chessapeak:
System 3 Crack   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 65'   
Aspen Gold   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Bosch Survival Kit   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   
Hour of Power   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 120'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Abby on Aspen Gold. Quite a photogenic climb.

Aspen Gold 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  AZ : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : ... : 1 - Pawn & Chessapeak
Another solid sport route. 50 feet down the hill From System 3 Crack is a dark, featured groove with bolts running up it. This is Aspen Gold. This route has some delicate clipping stances but the climbing is excellent and the rock is solid.Just be careful if you are new to leading as the movement is substantially different from gym climbing and the clipping stances aren't always as secure as you might like them to be....[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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By A.P.T.
From: Truckee,Ca
Oct 11, 2011
Chessapeak wall climbs right to left. FA'S ANDY TRETIAKOFF, CHARLIE KING, EFR.

PHALANX 5.12- (BGC) (EFR,JST,EMK,'05) 40FT FINGER CRACK A SHORT DISTANCE SOUTH OF CHESSAPEAK WALL.

TWO FOR ONE 5.8- (BGC) (AT, CK '05)

SYSTEM 3 CRACK 5.6 (GC) (AT, CK '05)

HIP CHECKER 5.8- SAME START AS SYSTEM 3, BUT TRAVERSE LEFT ON FIRST LEDGE AT 1ST BOLT. (BGC) (AT, CK '05)

BOSCH SURVIVAL KIT 5.10- (BC) (AT, CK '05)

RACK ENHANCEMENT 5.9- (BGC) (AT, EFR '05)

CHARLIES CHECKERS 5.8+ (BGC) (AT, CK '05)

ASPEN GOLD 5.8+ (BC) (AT, CK '05)

TEN STAR WHINERS 5.10- (BGC) (AT, CK '05)

FINAL DECISION 5.9+ (BC) (AT, CK '05)