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Chicken Little Area

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Casada Noodle Soup S 
Chicken Little S 
Chicken Scratch S 
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Chicken, The S 
Cruisin for Chicks S 
Egg, The S 
Left Wing S 
Right Wing S 
Rooster Tail S 
Technical Fowl S 

Chicken Little Area  

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Submitted By: Anthony Stout on May 17, 2006
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The trail heads straight to this area at the left end of the crag. Several nice sport routes exist in this area ranging form 5.9 to 5.11d. There are also two traditional routes, a 5.7 and a .10a. The rock here is generally solid with exciting crimping and side pulling.

Getting There 

See overview Photo. The trail heading toward the crag ends at this wall. Ends right around three good climbs: The Egg, The Chicken, and Technical Fowl.


Starting left and working right:

Left Wing (5.11a)
Little Chicken (5.7), Trad
Chicken Little (5.11d)
Cruisin for Chicks (5.10c)
Rooster Tail (5.10c)
Casada Noodle Soup (5.10b)
Technical Fowl (5.10d or 5.10b/c)
The Chicken (5.10a)
The Egg (5.9)
Chicken Scratch (5.10a)
Chicken Thief (5.11a)

Climbing Season

For the Diablo Canyon area.

Weather station 6.9 miles from here

11 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Chicken Little Area:
The Egg   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
The Chicken   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Featured Route For Chicken Little Area
Jen Hoffman leading "The Egg" on a nice ...

The Egg 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  NM : Santa Fe Area : ... : Chicken Little Area
An excellent route and great introduction to the sport routes at the CCC! An interesting move or two off the ground to easier climbing to a great arete. The arete can be climbed directly, on the left (a bit easier) or on the right. But take it straight on and mount the arete.A scrawled-on rock at the base of the climb lists this climb as 5.10a but it's more like a nice 5.9. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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