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The Chief 

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

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Lee Jenkins on Apr 22, 2009

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BETA PHOTO: NW Chief's Head.

Description 

This was originally climbed in the 1970s by who IDK, but amazingly it is still a 'sharp' and mixed route. The Chief is located on the North Face. It is the far left route up the gully.

Location 

This is South of Poncho's Vista. See the beta photos.

Protection 

2 bolts + anchors and an assortment of fingers to hand sized gear.


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By LCM
From: Portland
Jun 17, 2013

A couple moves towards the top felt incredibly difficult for 5.8.
By Snow Lily
From: Golden
Aug 9, 2014

Rated 5.8 in the guidebook, seemed harder. Not the best rock, "shedding" some. I pulled off a large piece.