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YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Trad, 3 pitches, 500', Grade II
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: J. Roskelly and C. Kopczynski
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Submitted By: Nick Sweeney on Jul 21, 2014

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Pitch one is a steep and interesting pitch with abundant protection possibilities. Pitch two is the 5.9+ crux with some tough liebacking. A short third pitch goes to the summit.


Left side of the West Face. Refer to any guidebook covering Chimney Rock for more details.


Full rack plus some big gear... multiple #4 Camalots are ideal.

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By Nick Sweeney
From: Spokane, WA
Jul 21, 2014

We didn't have big gear for the second pitch, so we linked to the Rappel Chimney route. The pitch that linked the two felt 5.10- to me... we went right up the steepest part of the rappel chimney itself.

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