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Chimney Route 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

   
Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: Unkown
Season: Dry
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Submitted By: Evan Wisheropp on Mar 9, 2015

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Fun chimney!

Description 

On the far right of Mussel Rock is a 18" chimney. Climb this up up to a steep dirt slope.

If leading, climb the fun chimney with plenty of gear. At the top of the chimney, place a #4 cam under a roof and realize the fun has ended. Mantle up to the dirt ledge. Climb 25' of uncomfortable unprotected steep dirt up to a small tree you can sling for an anchor.

To top rope, hike around to the top of Mussel Rock. From there walk south on a small trail until you can go no farther. Look for two large trees a foot apart. Set the anchor from here (15' above the small tree you would sling for the lead).

Location 

Far right side of Mussel Rock

Protection 

1-4"

#5 big bro is the only thing that protects the scary dirt top out from a terrible fall (If for some reason you actually have one also, go left at the top of the chimney)


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By Evan Wisheropp
Sep 5, 2016

The double tree at the top of this route fell down on top of the route some time last winter. I haven't bothered hiking to the base to look at it up close yet, but it looks like for now, the route is blocked.

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