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 Fjerdingstad

Ejnar Fjerdingstad - Nov 25, 2006 10:32 am - Voted 10/10


That looks impressive, like it might break off under your weight!

Dan Leonhard

Dan Leonhard - Nov 25, 2006 8:14 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Impressive

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!

Dan Dalton

Dan Dalton - Nov 27, 2006 12:56 am - 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?

Dan Leonhard

Dan Leonhard - Nov 27, 2006 5:45 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Just...

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.


SteveOs - Dec 26, 2007 11:20 pm - Voted 10/10

really cool shot...

and pose!

Dan Leonhard

Dan Leonhard - Jan 2, 2008 5:18 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: really cool shot...

thank you for the kind words! This unique summit requires a little celebration.

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