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Central Chimney Area  


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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.

L->R:

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]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',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   
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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
An excellent scratch-fest up the clean left side of Blob Rock, this climb is as good as high-angle, thin face gets. From the Central Chimney, scramble to a nice stance at a flake-spike. Climb a short R-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. Tw...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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