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Limestone Chimney T 

Limestone Chimney 

YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 160'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c [details]
FA: Vivian & Gil Staender 1955
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Submitted By: corvegas on Jul 20, 2006

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Erin heading up the second pitch. Pretty fun, easy...

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Description 

Meander up easiest looking rock on the uphill side of Bettes Needle. Small chimney section midway. It is possible to do this in 1 pitch, mind rope drag though. Do 1 2 rope rappel from 1/4 inch bolts on summit, or one rope rappel to lower anchors then 1 more rope the the ground.

Location 

Starts on the uphill side of Bettes Needle.

Protection 

Small rack to 4"


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By corvegas
From: the depths of oregon
Feb 25, 2007

i replaced all the rappel anchors on this route in oct of 2006