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Burns-Baker Route 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 170'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Cam Burns, Mike Baker, Feb. 14, 1991
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Camster (Rhymes with Hamster) on Jul 18, 2007

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The first pitch of the route is the crack in the c...

Description 

Pitch 1 climbs the huge, loose crack on the NE side of the tower. Belay in the "eye" that penetrates the tower. P2 climbs out the west side of the tunnel, then moves up and right (north) to easier ground on the north face. This leads to the summit.

Protection 

wide gear, some small cams, etc.


Photos of Burns-Baker Route Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The north face of Chimney Rock with the eye visibl...
The north face of Chimney Rock with the eye visibl...
Rock Climbing Photo: Cam Burns clawing up the first pitch.
Cam Burns clawing up the first pitch.
Rock Climbing Photo: Mike Baker following pitch 2, Ghost Tower.
Mike Baker following pitch 2, Ghost Tower.
Rock Climbing Photo: The approximation of our route. Belay in the tunne...
The approximation of our route. Belay in the tunne...

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By Jason Halladay
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From: Los Alamos, NM
Jul 25, 2007

Sounds like some good adventure climbing. How do you get off this tower? Anything fixed on top? Thanks.
By Camster (Rhymes with Hamster)
Oct 5, 2007

We left a rap anchor on top. A boulder or small tree tied off (I think). Take extra webbing. It's a full roplength rappel to the ground.

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