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U-Notch 5.2 Chimney - 5.2

Average Rating = 4.50/5 Average Rating : 4.50 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 2
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (4)
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1890s
Rock (Trad)
G
2
medium nuts
300
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.2 WI1
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.25/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 4.75/5
  Fun Factor 4.50/5

Description:

Straight up easy chimney directly right of U-Notch Couloir

Descent Options:

Norman Clyde Class 4 scramble down to the lookers left or east side of ridge.

Submitted by: sethro on 2007-03-21
Last Modified: 2007-08-02
Views: 516
Route ID: 84354

4 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.2
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: pellucidwombat on 2005-10-08 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Toughest mixed lead to date

Mostly because my hands kept freezing and the rock was covered in snow so it was climbed in boots. Our ropes weren't long enough to finish the pitches, which required some finageling, but luckily we were able to take the Le Conte Route back down.

Added: 2007-09-08

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.2
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: pellucidwombat on 2003-09-08 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Awesome views

And the summit block had lots of large cracks to play in

Added: 2007-09-08

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.2 WI1 PD
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: namascar on 2000-06-18 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars great route

Descent via skiing the u-notch, yehaa!

Added: 2007-04-18

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: franzr on 2005-07-29 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Perfect alpine route

This route is a great alpine experience. It has snow, rock and great views.

Added: 2007-04-11