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King's Chimneys - 5.5

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 8
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (8)
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D. Vockeroth & B. King, June 1964
Rock (Trad)
G
7
A little of this a little of that, bolts at belays and some pitons.
910
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 2.25/5
  Rock Quality 2.75/5
  Scenery 3.25/5
  Fun Factor 3.25/5

Description:

Shares start of Easy Street. After the second pitch gain the chimneys and finish by traversing off left (5 or 6 fixed pitons). The traverse offers the most exposure on this route. Scramble off left.

Submitted by: admin on 2003-10-29
Last Modified: 2013-08-14
Views: 1128
Route ID: 43731

8 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: kimdan on 2011-06-02 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars King's Chimney

The 2nd pitch has become quite polished on that wall.

Added: 2011-07-03

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: amyas on 2011-06-05 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars yam

no comment

Added: 2011-06-23

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: the_climber on 2006-04-28 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Fun relaxing day - Good route

Money pitch is the traverse into BBQ Ledge

Added: 2008-06-18

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Second Second ascent by: mercphony on 2007-07-03 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

fun relaxing day

Added: 2007-07-10

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: lovesclimbing on 2005-08-01 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Not to bad for a chimney. I enjoyed it more because I took a person up it that enjoyed it. Did the 5.9 layback on BBQ ledge, was quite fun, think that its more of a stiff 5.8 but still this was my last pitch to climb on BBQ ledge.

Added: 2005-08-01

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