Thinner Pillar

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This free-stander is about 60m to the right of the Fatter Pillar and at about the same level. See photo on page 93.


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Route List

1. Access Route (18) 7D ** FA: Glen Harrison and Mike Behr (1997) This is the short route at the back of the pillar.
2. Fat Chance (19) 6D ** FA: Glen Harrison and Mike Behr (1997) This is the short, steep line of bolts on the left as you face the front of the pillar. Large pockets are the main feature of this route.
3. Think Thin (19) 6D *** FA: Glen Harrison and Mike Behr (1997) The short route just to the right of 'Fat Chance'. This is an even steeper line with powerful moves up large pockets.
4. Fat Boy (17, 17) ±10D **** FA: Ruth and Mike Behr (1997) 1. Start on the far right as you face the pillar. Climb up diagonally to the left and then follow an open book up on pockets and edges to a broad ledge.

2. Climb the arête on tricky, rounded holds. If you want to top out, then traverse to the right past the anchors and up to another set of anchors at the top of the pillar.