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Northwest Chimney 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Original:  YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c R [details]
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Submitted By: Roger Linfield on Jul 8, 2006

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Northwest Chimney (5.4), Joshua Tree NP

Description 

A long, easy, unprotected chimney leads up and right to a 15’ long, crux face section.

Location 

This is at the left end of the southwest face of Outhouse Rock. It's a very obvious low-angle, right-slanting chimney.

Protection 

one bolt and gear to 3-4"


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By Tim Camuti
From: Placerville, CA
May 9, 2010

A tremendous route to practice unprotected runout chimney climbing. So secure in a wide chimney you don't need protection, great practice for more committing chimneys.
By Michael Lagueux
From: San Diego, CA
Feb 12, 2017
rating: 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c R

There are actually two bolts on the upper face that lead to a two-bolt rap anchor. The bolts are fine, but the anchor is a bit old/rusty and should be replaced at some point. The quality of the rock on this route is excellent.

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