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Todd moving into the guts of the first pitch.


This is the cliff near the junction of the road to Hessie Trailhead and Fourth of July road. It's home to one great mixed route, the Hessie Chimney.

Climbing Season

For the CO Ice & Mixed area.

Weather station 2.5 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Hessie

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Hessie:
Hessie Chimney   WI4 M5     Trad, Mixed, Ice, 2 pitches   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Edward Corder, JOEY T, workn in to the crux of the...

Hessie Chimney WI4 M5  Colorado : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Hessie
I've done this route three times and enjoyed it every time.The first pitch is normally about half rock and half ice, though this year I got exactly two ice sticks on the entire pitch. The first half is well-protected chimney climbing, one foot on rock, one on ice. At a ledge halfway up, step left to place small wire pro as high as you can reach, then step back right to the crux, a reach high to good ice (hopefully), with poor feet. This section has ledge-fall potential if, like this year, the ic...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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