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  1. (5.5) Climb up the obvious chimney. At the top of the pitch, traverse left to avoid the roof.

  2. (5.8) Dirty face climbing to the summit.

Route History:

  • First Free Ascent: Warren Harding & John Ohrenschall, 1953


Located in West Face approx:
Long/Lat: -120.308400,38.776693

Route Grade Citations

5.8 Community registered grade
5.8 Rock Climbing Lake Tahoe

Route quality

Route quality

Lead Styles

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Check out what is happening on West Chimney (note there is an unresolved system issue where ascents logged before 2010 are not displayed in the stream below). If you just want to see beta then click on view ascents with beta.