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The Smokestack - 5.10a

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Hexes, stoppers and rusty 1/4 inch bolts.
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Long approach includes 2000 gain from valley floor to the tower. Watch for snakes. Start in stunning right facing dihedral (.7 hand crack) then moderate crack and face climbing for 3 pitches. 5th is crux, .9/.10a face to strenuous left facing crack/slot. Easy pitch to summit. Descend gully between two towers. Mostly downclimbing.

Submitted by: jv on 2004-04-24
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Route ID: 51748

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: superbum on 2006-11-07 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

whoa. manly route. scary runouts and bloodnguts chimneying. fun.

Added: 2006-11-07

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: slhappy on 2005-04-02 (View Climbing Log)

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good alpine route. plenty of spicy face climbing and one grunt corner.

Witnessed by: D. Edge
Added: 2005-04-02

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: jv on 1977-07-24 (View Climbing Log)

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We camped just south of the ravine south of the Smokestack, on the valley floor to shorten the approach. Don't know if the bolts have been replaced.

Witnessed by: Ed Connor
Added: 1977-07-24