Hamburger

This route is located in the Eastern Gorge Region at Chimney Top

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Last Day 5.10c R (Trad) **

First Ascent: Larry Day, Ed Pearsall in 1979
Length: 160ft
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This line ascends the wide crack system just right of Hamburger. To locate, look for a 7 foot high pointed boulder near the base. Climb to an overhang and style through the offwidth crux to a belay on a ledge. Continue left to a large tree for another belay. From the belay, climb a left-angling crack to a narrow ledge then traverse right (R section - 5.8) and climb up to another ledge. Move left to a tree and dart for the top.
Descent: Rap from tree or walkoff
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Owner: NFS
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Submitted by: caribe
Date: Sep 24th, 2010

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L K Day said on March 15th, 2007
Pitch one is one of the coolest offwidths around. It starts out as a wide crack in a left facing dihedral, that switches to right facing part way up. Or maybe it's the other way around. Anyway, the switch was the crux. The only time I can remember coming across this exact move.
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caribe said on September 24th, 2010
Photo: A cool June day, 1979. E. Pearsall is leading the third pitch (5.8) of Last Day. Pitch one is the money (5.10) offwidth with a perplexing crux at mid pitch. Larry Day, bearded fellow almost hidden on the bushy ledge @ left.
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LK Day said on January 6th, 2012
This route provides a big time, old school, adventure. If you're not put off by 5.10 offwidth you should give it a try. Three very cool pitches.