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Chimney Man 

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

Type:  Trad, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: JoFo & NB, roof finish Andrew McDowell, NB & Phil Hoffman
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Submitted By: nbrown on Jun 1, 2012

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Tim going through the final roof section.

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This route recently had a bolt added to start by FA party. Climb the chimney and arete past gear and 2 bolts to the top. There are 2 finishes. For the easier finish (5.8), move left to bolted anchor for Hemlock Arete. For steeper finish (5.10-), move right and pull large roof via flake/rail -- same as for Hell In A Handbasket (bring 2 shoulder slings to extend the anchor).


Climbs the arete/chimney on the right as you exit the entrance tunnel.


Medium sized rack up to a #3 if doing the roof crack finish.

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