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Bluebird Chimney 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 300'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Brent Barghahn & Blaine Gudbjartsson
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Brent Barghahn on Nov 16, 2015

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Description 

Pitch 1: Chimney up the exposed chimney for about 20m, then dive deep into the squeeze chimney. Once even with the birch tree ledge, step out and over to belay. 40m

Pitch 2: Continue chimneying. Follow the right crack as it turns to slabby offwidth and then a thin hands dihedral. When the dihedral pinches off, diagonal right up the steep hand crack to the summit. 45m

Location 

Center of the wall that is left of Discovery, about 100m down the hill. The first major left facing corner, starts on top of 30ft of shale ledges

Protection 

Standard rack to #6


Photos of Bluebird Chimney Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: A bluebird November day. Start of pitch 2.
A bluebird November day. Start of pitch 2.
Rock Climbing Photo: Leading up the first pitch
Leading up the first pitch
Rock Climbing Photo: The view from the base
The view from the base
Rock Climbing Photo: Blaine coming out of the squeeze at the top of pit...
Blaine coming out of the squeeze at the top of pit...

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