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Reynolds Hill
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Bad Man with a Devil's Hand T 
Barf Bucket Traverse T 
Black Starr Chimney T,TR 
Bloodletting T 
Climb and Punishment T 
Climbs of Passion Exit T 
Coffee Grinder T 
Connecticut Yankee T 
Cosmic Debris T 
Fat Man's Demise T 
Finger Grinder T 
Fist Crack, The T 
Glenda's Chimney T 
Howling T 
Hug Jombo T 
Hung Like a Horse T 
I'd Rather Be In Philadelphia T 
K.P. T 
Klink T 
Labyrinth T 
Maiden T 
Matron T 
Moor's Crossing T 
Peach Cobbler T 
Penis Dimension T 
Pooh Corner T 
Robert's Rectification T 
Serpentine T 
Sky Line T 
Spatial Relations T 
Time Quake T 
Tombstone Crack T 
Unknown left of Maiden T,TR 
Unsorted Routes:


YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Dan G0D5H411 on Aug 15, 2007

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A short squeeze chimney - harder the farther you tunnel in. At one point I had to go in, place gear, downclimb 4 feet and move out to get past a chest-wrenching bulge.


Start 4 feet to the right of Maiden in the obvious chimney formed by a larger boulder resting against the main wall. Descent is a short gully 15 feet to the right.


Bring a #4 and a #5 Camalot. Smaller gear can be helpful in the back of the crack if you can reach it.

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The dreaded "EASY" squeeze chimney
The dreaded "EASY" squeeze chimney
Alex fighting the good fight (wrong shoulder in, I...
Alex fighting the good fight (wrong shoulder in, I...

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By Alex Vidal
From: Boulder, CO
Sep 8, 2015

The most adventurous 40ft in rock climbing. Begin by tunneling up behind the chimney to place your first piece, next downclimb and re-enter the outside in true bombay squeeze chimney style. Fight to your first piece, place another, and run it out on easy terrain to the chockstone.

4 star classic.
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