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Ancient Art
A classic summit located in the Fisher Towers. The route is Stolen Chimney on the rock Ancient Art.


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Ejnar FjerdingstadImpressive

Ejnar Fjerdingstad

Voted 10/10

That looks impressive, like it might break off under your weight!
Posted Nov 25, 2006 10:32 am

Dan LeonhardRe: Impressive

Dan Leonhard

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It kind of feels that way too! The rock is pretty brittle sandstone (cutler) and the top is as large as a small table. Yipes!
Posted Nov 25, 2006 8:14 pm

Dan DaltonJust...

Dan Dalton

Voted 10/10

brilliant! How do you climb this, looks like no place for trad gear and I can see little to no bolts! Do you just run it out to the top and pray for the best?
Posted Nov 27, 2006 12:56 am

Dan LeonhardRe: Just...

Dan Leonhard

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Thanks for the nice comment! I remember one portion being run out. Just below this last section is "the sidewalk" which is 20 feet of walking on some of the most exposed rock you can find (it's about 1-2 feet wide with 400 foot drops on either side). After this you belly flop onto a big bulge in the rock connected to the spire. As you stand up you find the first bolt. From there it is easy climbing, not too run out.
Posted Nov 27, 2006 5:45 pm

SteveOsreally cool shot...


Voted 10/10

and pose!
Posted Dec 26, 2007 11:20 pm

Dan LeonhardRe: really cool shot...

Dan Leonhard

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thank you for the kind words! This unique summit requires a little celebration.
Posted Jan 2, 2008 5:18 pm

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Dan LeonhardSubmitted by Dan Leonhard
on Nov 25, 2006 4:17 am

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Object Title: Ancient Art

Image Type(s): Rock Climbing