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Chimney Rocks Area

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About Chimney Rocks Area:

Located in Sequoia National Forest between Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Park near Stony Creek.
Approach: For Crystal Wall, park at the lower (left) parking lot, and walk out the trail to the west for 5 minutes. For Chimney Spire and Chimney Rock, park at either lot and walk towards upper camp to view the climbs. Rappel or downclimb 200 ft of class 3 to get to the base of the climbs.
Approach Time: 5 - 15 minutes
Latitude, Longitude:
Access Issues: Quite frequently, this crag is closed due to nesting raptor birds. It is usually open by mid to late August every summer. Best time to climb is September/ October. Check with Sequoia/Knigs NF about up to date closure info. Fines from $5000 and up.
Rock Type: Granite
Type of Climbing: Sport/Trad
Sun Aspect: Afternoon Sun


SequenceSequence numbers indicate the left (L) to right (R) order of the routes. Rating Route Difficulty Ascents
0 Average Rating = 0.00/5 becky route 5.10b 0
0 Average Rating = 0.00/5 duet 5.9 0
0 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Healing the Child 5.10d 0
0 Average Rating = 5.00/5 Only the Good. 5.10b 1
0 Average Rating = 4.50/5 Wall of Early Morning Fright (1) 5.9 5