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Chimney 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 20'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Cragophilia on Jan 25, 2011

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BETA PHOTO: Another look at Chimney (5.7+).

Description 

Start in the small chimney ~15' to the right of Fingers. Use smears and small holds to shuffle up the chimney. After about fifteen feet, reach your leg out onto the face to your right and pull yourself to easier ground. This is a good practice route.

Location 

This is located at the top cliff band of the Bullet Hole Rock area just to the right of Fingers.

Protection 

Top rope off hangers and natural features above or highball.


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By Yair Horowitz
Aug 19, 2011

The fixed anchors on the cliffband are ridiculously sketchy. Rusted, spinning hangers, etc. Bring a good amount of webbing and back them up with available natural features.

Also, in case it's not clear from the description, this is in the cliffband above Bullet Hole Rock. Toprope access ~250' to the right.

For a fun variation, where this route shifts right toward easier ground you can stay left to climb the face. Can't be much harder, maybe 5.8.
Rock Climbing Photo: Yair on Chimney, staying left.
Yair on Chimney, staying left.
By Alexander Nees
From: Grand Junction, CO
Sep 7, 2012

I guess you could call this an "incipient chimney". I.e. it'll be a chimney once the pillar that currently plugs it falls out. There's a crack system on either side of the plug. You can climb either crack independently at around 5.7/5.8.

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