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B.C.'s Ouch Chimney 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 150'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Ivan Couch, Mike Cohen, and Bob Kamps
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Submitted By: Roger Linfield on Jan 23, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: It's the right side of the body size groove.


Despite the name, you won't be doing much chimneying on this climb. It goes up a wide, very shallow slot on good rock, giving a full pitch of sustained and varied climbing. This route is in the sun all day. Getting up to the base of the climb requires a few 5.5 moves that many people do unroped.


standard rack with a good selection of wired nuts

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By Tradiban
Apr 8, 2015

I have twice now bailed off this thing. First because the initial chimney was insecure and second because I ran out of suitable gear 3/4 up. The gear is all there but I swear I could have used triples of .3 to 1 C4. I used a #4 and #5 as well. Everything is flaring and it certainly doesn't inspire confidence in your moves or gear.
By Tradiban
May 11, 2015

Finally sent this, yep, used triples in the small stuff. Pretty classic Suicide stuff ;)

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