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Beans and Baby Dicks T 
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Chieftain S 
Concierge S 
Grandpa's Watching T 
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Southern Bell T 
Southern Comfort T 

Chieftain 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Scott Duemler, Bob Petit, Aaron Collins
New Route: Yes
Season: Summer
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Submitted By: bio on Apr 25, 2016

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Description 

Starts easy and gives you a chance to warm up to the crux around the fourth and fifth bolts - steep crimps, side pulls and finger locks. The whole climb is steep after the 2nd bolt. Enjoy a rest after the crux on a ledge then continue up airy climbing and try not to pump out to the top. Rating is a close estimate at this time, route has only been TR'd.

Location 

At the confluence of Spring Creek and Christopher Creek, just above the falls is a prominent tooth of rock, plainly visible as you look at the southern wall from across the gorge from the other side.

Protection 

11 bolts to a 2 bolt anchor


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By arjunmh
From: Phoenix & Prescott, AZ
Jun 17, 2016

Can't wait to do this one, it looks stellar! Will have to be next time, I reckon. Nice work guys -- I recall seeing the beginnings of this last year and so it's good to see it completed. Will be fun to have a go.