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Beast of Burden T 
Book of Easy Learning T 
Fisticuffs T 
Ghost of a Smile S 
Leggo My Ego S 
Nineveh T 
Not of this State S 
Timeless T 
Vein Imagination T 
Wisdom T 

Book of Easy Learning 

YDS: 5.8- French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 14 British: VS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, Alpine, 1 pitch, 125'
Original:  YDS: 5.8- French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 14 British: VS 4c [details]
FA: Matt Kline, Wes Schaffer, '96
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Submitted By: Mat Brunton on Jul 22, 2015

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BETA PHOTO: Jess out of the chimney and nearing the top of Boo...

Description 

Climb the chimney-crack system utilizing stems, edges, jams, and jugs.

Location 

NE aspect Peak 4160 (Wedge ridge) towers at ~3000' elevation. Above and behind the first tower (which hosts S&G, Nineveh, and Great Expectations); climb around the first tower to the right then go left and drop down the gully behind it. Wisdom and Book of Easy Learning are in a nook off to the right of the gully (when descending). Then comes Vain Imagination, Timeless, and Beast of Burden as you continue down this gully.

Protection 

Gear, one pin, gear anchor.

There are good placements for gear to 5", but smaller gear will suffice (especially with doubles).

Anchor options may exist but there is a good crack in a boulder right at the top out that will accept small cams and medium-large nuts (see photo).


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By L. Von Dommelheimer
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From: Anchorage
Jun 26, 2017

Can belay at the bolt at the base of Fisticuffs. Back up the bolt.

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