Mississippi Chimney

1 Stars

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Enter the chimney by a steep blocky crack. Above this the main fissure is followed more easily. A decent beginners' climb.
FA. J.W. Puttrell late 1890s


A nice climb for introducing beginners. A bit awkward getting off the ground, but then the climbing is straightforward. Good gear, very little exposure.
Pete Shepherd - 10/Apr/03

Yup, the hard part is all over by the time your feet are on the first ledge, after that steep stairs and no exposure.
Duz Walker - 02/Sep/04

Good for low exposure but how does it deserve 2 stars? Most of it is a dirty scramble.
crammy - 03/Apr/05

Theres a big loose block at half height which might scare a beginner (I carefully avoided it soloing), but otherwise agreed. One of the guys I was with did it as his first lead and enjoyed it.
Si dH - 22/Sep/05

I really enjoyed this as a warm up lead, it's not just a dirty thrutch like most other chimneys. Has a wild feel to it, probably because the wind is chasing you up there.
jeffsheard - 04/Oct/05

very polished, remember to squeak your boots clean
Jon Greengrass - 05/Oct/05

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