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The Hidden Chimney 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b PG13

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
Season: Fall, Winter and Spring
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Submitted By: John Barkhausen on Oct 31, 2010

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  • Description 

    Directly underneath the Shark Fin, this climb keeps you completely covered. Head up lots of meandering cracks to a horizontal. Follow the horizontal to the right and take one of two finishes; backwards onto a high block, then up the face to the top, or up the wide crack to the left and pull the roof.


    In the Shark Fin Gulley, right of Rigging, directly underneath the Shark Fin


    Small nuts, run out the first 20 or so feet

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    By ccmski
    From: Prescott, AZ
    Oct 31, 2012

    This climb is 5.6 and not PG-13
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