Chockstone Chimney

Features along the Grand Teton's Central Rib
The Needle's Chockstone Chimney (X - above) is at
the western-most base of the Needle.


OS Couloir is the main drainage

View from the Central Rib's Bench

View from the bottom

Many many variations.

We just go straight up and down the chimney if no one else is around.

The chimney often has loose rocks.

Variation to avoid the bottom of the chimney

Taking a lower exit

The small ledge is a popular exit

Icy snow can make this area a very dangerous place

This is probably a fall snow storm.

Variations near Briggs' Slab

 Kilian Jornet and Emelie Forsberg


Enjoy Safe Climbing