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Submitted By: Dougald MacDonald on Nov 15, 2002
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Todd moving into the guts of the first pitch.

Description 

This is the cliff near the junction of the road to Hessie Trailhead and Fourth of July road. It's home to one great mixed route, the Hessie Chimney.


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Hessie:
Hessie Chimney   WI4 M5     Trad, Mixed, Ice, 2 pitches   
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Edward Corder, JOEY T, workn in to the crux of the first pitch.

Hessie Chimney WI4 M5  CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Hessie
I've done this route three times and enjoyed it every time.The first pitch is normally about half rock and half ice, though this year I got exactly two ice sticks on the entire pitch. The first half is well-protected chimney climbing, one foot on rock, one on ice. At a ledge halfway up, step left to place small wire pro as high as you can reach, then step back right to the crux, a reach high to good ice (hopefully), with poor feet. This section has ledge-fall potential if, like this year, the ic...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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