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Independance Chimney - 5.8

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Trad Rack, up to #4 camalot-Bigger pieces could be used.
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5.8 A1- This is a very good route, don't let the aid climbing scare you off. The aid is actually only the first 30 ft or so, it will probably go free. All the gear is very good. Pitch 1- start up the steep thin cracks that lead the the ramp traversing the southwest side of the tower- C1, 5.6. stop at the fixed anchor just before the ramp starts to get steep. Pitch 2- continue up the ramp to the obvious chimney. You do not need any big gear in the chimney- There are cracks in the sides(it's to wide any way). You will come to a two bolt anchor on the west facing(climbers right) wall of the chimney, 5.8. Pitch 3- climb a short pitch through to the ledge on top of the "time Tunnel"- poor anchor or continue up the3rd pitch of otto's. If you want to top out you'll finish on the last 2 pitch of otto's. rap otto's.

Submitted by: flamer on 2002-12-03
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Route ID: 26945

4 Ascents Recorded

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: matt_hartman on 2006-11-03 (View Climbing Log)

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awsome route. more like 5.9 in chim. can link pitches 2,3,4 with a sixty. watch anchors above pitch 3 (scary).

Added: 2006-11-03

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Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: the_epic_king on 2005-05-15 (View Climbing Log)

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Added: 2005-05-15

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: jay_climbingchick on 2004-12-15 (View Climbing Log)

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This was my first chimney and I had a blast.

Witnessed by: Mike
Added: 2004-12-15

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: rockrat_co on 2004-11-06 (View Climbing Log)

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We only made it up the aid pitch, it is some easy aid. Ran out of time or would have kept going. It looks like a great climb and were allredy planning to return!

Witnessed by: Paul, Wally
Added: 2004-11-06