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Spider Chimney 

YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Old School
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Submitted By: Tradoholic on Jul 9, 2010

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Spider is the line in the middle of the picture an...


Starts cool, gets cooler. Off-width skills needed. There is a great belay station at the top.


Starts on a crack system to the right of "The Green Lantern". Go straight up and then traverse a bit left to the obvious chimney. Belay in the alcove above. Walk off the spire to the north.


Tri-cams and some nuts will get the job done but cams will help on the bottom.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Rhoads.
Rock Climbing Photo: Rhoads.
Rock Climbing Photo: Mike at the base of Spider
Mike at the base of Spider

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By Tradoholic
Jul 9, 2010

In the upper chimney there is a large loose block it will move a bit but wont come out on you.
By Rich T
Apr 10, 2011
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Great climb, easily protectable.
By Ryan Justen
From: St. Paul, MN
Aug 13, 2011

Great Climb...No anchors though :(

Does this go left (up the chimney) or right (around the arete) towards the top?
By Tradoholic
Aug 13, 2011

It goes left.
By Mark Wenzel 1
May 17, 2015

That's an awesome route, solid pro, we did it several times back in 86 (maybe earlier?), had to pull the loose stuff off the ledge before the off width crux at the very top. A full value route. This used to be called the apartheid wall, I think we named this Gary Player, or something like "lick my love pump", I don't quite remember...

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