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Photo Caption Location Date
looking down the chute after it pinches off

looking down the chute after it pinches off

CA : High Sierra : ... : Southwest Chute (5.6)

Jul 6, 2014

after bypassing the bulge to the right

after bypassing the bulge to the right

CA : High Sierra : ... : Southwest Chute (5.6)

Jul 6, 2014

As far as I could tell the original route joins the ridge here.

As far as I could tell the original route joins the ridge here.

CA : High Sierra : ... : Southwest Chute (5.6)

Jul 6, 2014

I originally tried going straight up, but didn't like how the finger crack pinched off at the bulge.  Ended up going right here, which was ~5.6.

I originally tried going straight up, but didn't like how the finger crack pinched off at the bulge. Ended up going right here, which was ~5.6.

CA : High Sierra : ... : Southwest Chute (5.6)

Jul 6, 2014

passing some difficulties on the right

passing some difficulties on the right

CA : High Sierra : ... : Southwest Chute (5.6)

Jul 6, 2014

more of my variation

more of my variation

CA : High Sierra : ... : Southwest Chute (5.6)

Jul 6, 2014

reward for gaining the ridge early

reward for gaining the ridge early

CA : High Sierra : ... : Southwest Chute (5.6)

Jul 6, 2014

ramp I took to gain the ridge (ends at the finger of rock)

ramp I took to gain the ridge (ends at the finger of rock)

CA : High Sierra : ... : Southwest Chute (5.6)

Jul 6, 2014

about where I decided to leave the chute to gain the W ridge (earlier than described by Secor)

about where I decided to leave the chute to gain the W ridge (earlier than described by Secor)

CA : High Sierra : ... : Southwest Chute (5.6)

Jul 6, 2014

[sigh] still in the chute

[sigh] still in the chute

CA : High Sierra : ... : Southwest Chute (5.6)

Jul 6, 2014

pretty good rock on the ridge just to the S

pretty good rock on the ridge just to the S

CA : High Sierra : ... : Southwest Chute (5.6)

Jul 6, 2014

The chute steepens.

The chute steepens.

CA : High Sierra : ... : Southwest Chute (5.6)

Jul 6, 2014

more not so exciting chute

more not so exciting chute

CA : High Sierra : ... : Southwest Chute (5.6)

Jul 6, 2014

another view down to Dusy Basin

another view down to Dusy Basin

CA : High Sierra : ... : Southwest Chute (5.6)

Jul 6, 2014

more easy scrambling up the chute on excellent rock

more easy scrambling up the chute on excellent rock

CA : High Sierra : ... : Southwest Chute (5.6)

Jul 6, 2014

first 2 towers (I gained the ridge just after the second tower, earlier than described by Secor)

first 2 towers (I gained the ridge just after the second tower, earlier than described by Secor)

CA : High Sierra : ... : Southwest Chute (5.6)

Jul 6, 2014

after a short pitch on easier terrain

after a short pitch on easier terrain

CA : High Sierra : ... : Southwest Chute (5.6)

Jul 6, 2014

the way I started

the way I started

CA : High Sierra : ... : Southwest Chute (5.6)

Jul 6, 2014

base of the route

base of the route

CA : High Sierra : ... : Southwest Chute (5.6)

Jul 6, 2014

passing the white cliffs

passing the white cliffs

CA : High Sierra : ... : Southwest Chute (5.6)

Jul 6, 2014

approaching Winchell (note the prominent white bands)

approaching Winchell (note the prominent white bands)

CA : High Sierra : ... : Southwest Chute (5.6)

Jul 6, 2014

looking back toward Bishop Pass

looking back toward Bishop Pass

CA : High Sierra : ... : Southwest Chute (5.6)

Jul 6, 2014

Isosceles Peak and Dusy Basin

Isosceles Peak and Dusy Basin

CA : High Sierra : ... : Southwest Chute (5.6)

Jul 6, 2014

variation for more ridge running

variation for more ridge running

CA : High Sierra : ... : Description

Jul 6, 2014

the N slabs descent route

the N slabs descent route

CA : High Sierra : ... : Location

Jul 6, 2014

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