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Sport Chimney 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Chris Smith, Ward Smith & Steve Wood, 2/94
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Submitted By: Michael Kimm on Aug 13, 2009

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The big chimney in the middle of the wall. Described as a "Traditional, bolt-protected chimney experience". Crux is the final move getting into the chimney proper.


Bolts to chains.

Photos of Sport Chimney Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: James enjoying the climb
James enjoying the climb
Rock Climbing Photo: Good wake up !
Good wake up !
Rock Climbing Photo: JFC on route.
JFC on route.
Rock Climbing Photo: my first chimney!
my first chimney!
Rock Climbing Photo: clawing in the chimney
clawing in the chimney
Rock Climbing Photo: Sean sport chimneying.
Sean sport chimneying.

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By Dean Cool
From: Boulder, CO
Mar 31, 2010

A Bolted Chimney. Don't see that too often but fun none the less
By Tradiban
May 12, 2010
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

If you are a tradie masquerading as a sporto for a "rest day" this is a classic! With some big pro and a little run out you can lead it!
By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
Feb 7, 2013
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Quite fun, kind of surprised i hadnt gotten around to it until today- well worth it if youre at the crag and like a little trad climbing in your day!
By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
Feb 28, 2013
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

As of today, this route is now equipped with quicklinks courtesy of the ASCA. PLEASE do not remove these as running the rope directly through the bolts will wear them down!

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