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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.


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.


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


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

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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.

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