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Chief Joseph 

YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 95'
Original:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Rich McFadden
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Submitted By: Sarah Meiser on Sep 7, 2014

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The yellow dotted line is Chief Joseph. The arrow ...


The crux comes in the first three bolts in the form of steep climbing on smallish holds with tricky feet. The Huey guide calls this 10a but it felt harder than other Ten Sleep 10a's. Protection is good here.

Once past the steep introduction, cruise much easier and lower angle terrain past widely spaced bolts. This part is runout but easy and the few bolts are well placed at trickier spots. Near the top traverse left to the anchor atop Critter Crack.

Note that the Huey guide shows the anchor for this climb being much lower and not shared with Critter Crack. Perhaps the line has been rebolted recently.


Look for a line of bolts just right of an obvious hand sized crack system.


9 bolts to shared anchor atop Critter Crack. Be careful, you'll only have a few feet to spare with a 60 meter rope.

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