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West Chimney - 5.7

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


start at the south-west corner of the Eaglet spire. Move up and left, clip a pin, then continue up and left into a loose inside corner. Belay at grassy ledge. Climb right chimney past chockstones to ledge (piano-sized block slung for anchor). Belay at ledge or continue up inside face/arete of spire on big holds to a horizontal break, then gain the summit and sign the log.

Submitted by: orangekyak on 2004-09-26
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Route ID: 60061

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  Safety Rating PG13
Onsight Onsight ascent by: fluffystuff on 2011-08-02 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Great exposure

This was super fun. Went up arete. Been told that is 5.8. It's uber heady 5.8 too. Not easy for the 2nd either, since the anchor is to the right of the arete and would be a tiny, safe swing, but still heady!

Not sure where the 5.7/5.6 finish is. It sure is not on the front side of the feature that faces the highway. That seems to be the 5.8 finish.

Added: 2011-08-02

Onsight Onsight ascent by: buckeeb on 2006-05-28 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Witnessed by: TKS
Added: 2006-05-28

Red Point Red Point ascent by: boulderhopper on 2006-03-15 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Added: 2006-03-15

Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: girlclimb on 2005-10-21 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

beautiful! the appraoch rocks and the climb is cool.

Added: 2005-10-21

  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: douglaskinsman on 2005-09-06 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

A must do for any exposure addict!

Added: 2005-09-06

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