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The North Wall is another steep sport wall in Big Chief. As with the rest of Big Chief, the rock is basalt. Here, the rock formed a little differently than further south, resulting in overhung shear slabs devoid of any holds, punctuated with broken parts. This usually results in steep, challenging, VERY sporty routes.
Approach time: ~20 minutes.
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Half Baked 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
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One of the only slab routes on the north wall, Sundance also has a direct .11a start that begins with an overhung section and a good mantle.It is the second route from the right on the North Wall, and after a moderate start you find yourself on a ledge and join the direct start. Then you climb past 7 (?) bolts on slabby terrain that is surprisingly challenging. There are three bulges that make for ~10a moves and each is punctuated by an easier section.It looked like a joke from the ground, but...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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