Oblique Chimney* IV 5
[oblique chimney, 2 kb]55m.

Rockfax Description
55m. The prominent left slanting chimney. © ROCKFAX

FA. N.Kekus, A.Park 1996 climbed in snowy conditions in 1893 by O. Jones

Photo: oblique chimney © manmike
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This climb is in 7 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

jason - 2nd - 31/Jan/10 with manmike

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Jan/10

Defiantly lacked the climbing technique to tackle this chimney. Lots of bridging and dry tooling needed. Must try harder.
Ste Ridd - 2nd dnf - 31/Jan/10 with Jason, M.Sadler

Hidden - 29/Jan/10

Luke lead the approach to the route, the initial part of Clark Gable, in 2 pitches. The crux sequence of this route was long and desperate dry-tooling. Gear was OK, if not brilliant, although one would never like to fall off, it being a narrow chimney route. It took 2 hours or longer for me to lead, and it was my hardest mixed climbing ever (I am not sure if the route was in condition, though). I, as well as my second, thought the top pitch is qualified as a solid grade III. The crux pitch was waaay harder than that! The fact my second, who leads up to HVSs, hung on the rope in many occasions says something.
masa-alpin - Lead O/S - 19/Dec/09 with P Luke

led first 2 pitches of Clarke Gable then seconded Masa up Oblique chimney which was hard.
lucasp - 2nd dog - 19/Dec/09 with masa

Mr.Billiams - AltLd - 07/Feb/09 with Tom & Matty

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