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The Choss Rocket 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a A1+ R

   
Type:  Trad, Aid, 1 pitch, 170', Grade II
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a A1+ R [details]
FA: David Mealey and Joe Auer
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: David Mealey on Jan 30, 2009

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Description 

Climb the super splitter via aid to the very chossy summit. This climb isn't very good, but if you are looking for remote summits and high adventure you may enjoy your self.

Location 

This is a tower located in the back of gather canyon on the left if you are looking up canyon.
Rappel from summit bolts to the ground.

Protection 

Many small cams and a couple of standard angles.


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By A. Roberts
From: Boulder, CO
Feb 12, 2009

Hey Dave,
I hiked up to the base of this around 11 years ago. I remember the super thin splitter running up the wall. I could tell the rock was questionable but I could see how you were tempted to climb it.
The day I saw it I was on a hike with Liz to propose to her.

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