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Chicago West Side - 5.4

Average Rating = 2.50/5 Average Rating : 2.50 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 3
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (6)
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.4
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 2.50/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 2.50/5
  Fun Factor 2.50/5

Description:

There's a chimney with several variations. Just behind the fence in The Kitchen

Submitted by: the_iceman on 2006-07-08
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Route ID: 2727

6 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.5
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: mgoodro on 2009-04-30 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Well protected beginner trad lead

Most fun if you start from the ground instead of scrambling up the gully for easier holds. Plenty of good cam placements, used TCU #1-2 and C4 #.75-1. #2 might also be useful. Did a couple variations, both were fun, both would be exciting for a new trad leader. Right route has a traverse that feels unprotected, but you wouldn't deck. Left route is easier but may feel more exposed. Last stretch of crack to the anchor is the only tricky part, but is really easy to protect. Fun for a 5.4.

Added: 2009-05-01

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.4
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Solo Solo ascent by: cptnbucls on 1999-08-11 (View Climbing Log)

2 out of 5 stars solo

i was younger

Added: 2009-04-11

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: rx_7addict on 2005-06-09 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

No comment

Added: 2005-06-09

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Flash Flash ascent by: attaboy on 2004-09-28 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

good route to practice setting trad gear.

Added: 2004-09-28

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: outdoorclimber on 2004-01-22 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Added: 2004-01-22

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