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East Chimney 

YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c X

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c X [details]
FA: Bruce Hahn, Jim Ramsey, 1963
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Submitted By: Ryan Bowen on May 31, 2017

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At the base of the chimney

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Description 

Take the ramp up the downhill side of Flat Top to gain access to the chimney. Rock quality in the chimney is close to perfect, with only a couple spots of obvious crumbly rock that are easily avoided. Very short rap off the west side to descend. Rap rings on both anchors if I recall correctly.

Great views of the park make the hike worth it, assuming minimally protected chimneys are your thing.

Location 

Obvious chimney on Flat Top.

Protection 

There is a project out to the Northeast of the chimney that you can clip a couple alpine draws to. Other than that, some giant big bros are about all that could protect you. Anchors at the plateau, and at the summit.


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