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BETA PHOTO: Blob Rock Area. Original photo by Jack Wyatt.

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  • Description 

    The large slanting chimney that runs up the entire rock, between Dike Wall and the Main Wall.


    A. Radlands of Infinity, 12+, 2p, bolts & gear.
    B. Tempest, 10, 2p, 200', gear.
    C. P3 of Charisma, 10+, 1p, bolts, 55'.
    D. Central Chimney, 6, 2-5p, gear.

    Getting There 

    Take the trail to Blob Rock. Walk up the hill left to the prominent chimney.

    Climbing Season

    Weather station 4.1 miles from here

    3 Total Routes

    ['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

    The Classics

    Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Central Chimney Area:
    The Radlands of Infinity   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 2 pitches   
    Browse More Classics in Central Chimney Area

    Featured Route For Central Chimney Area
    Mr. T getting started below the slab.

    The Radlands of Infinity 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b  CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Central Chimney Area
    From the Central Chimney, scramble to a nice stance at a flake-spike. Climb a short, right-facing corner, then follow bolts up a desperate stretch of high-angle slab work. A few of the flakes have snapped, possibly altering the grade. Pitch 2 takes a thin seam (gear) to some more bolts and the top. This pitch is good 5.12 and sports some friable rock if you grab holds blindly. There is a two-bolt anchor on top....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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