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Member Since: Dec 7, 2003
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Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : McClellan Mountain (Gray's ... : No Name Couloir (WI3 Mod. Snow PG13)
By: Brian Tessier When: Nov 19, 2012

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Comments: 11-17-12
Route looked solid as of today, unfortunately I did not have a partner.


Location: Brian Tessier : Gear For Sale : Photo
By: Brian Tessier When: Mar 22, 2010

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Comments: sort of


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Lover's Leap
By: Brian Tessier When: Dec 8, 2009

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Comments: My guess is snow covered rock.


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Lover's Leap
By: Brian Tessier When: Dec 7, 2009

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Comments: Timing and patience is everything!
It was climbable for a few days last month and then it was gone.
Being lucky helps, too!
ED: Buff you're correct. We used the descent anchors on the way up.


Location: Jon Dinsmore : Mt. Evans Wilderness : Photo
By: Brian Tessier When: Dec 6, 2009

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Comments: Nice shot!


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Clear Creek Canyon - Ice : Little Eiger area - ice : Coors Lite (WI2-3) : Photo
By: Brian Tessier When: Dec 6, 2009

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Comments: No doubt!


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Eldora : Hessie : Hessie Chimney (WI4 M5)
By: Brian Tessier When: Nov 28, 2009

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Comments: I was able to drive all the way to the pullout below the route this morning and was surprised to find nothing.
Looks to be plenty of snow above but no ice.


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Grand Mesa
By: Brian Tessier When: Nov 24, 2009

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Comments: Nice job!


Location: John Bradbury : Profile : Photo
By: Brian Tessier When: Nov 7, 2009

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Comments: That's disturbing.


Location: katie s : katie's photos : Photo
By: Brian Tessier When: Sep 24, 2008

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Comments: that's cool!


Location: CO : Golden : Lookout Mountain Crag
By: Brian Tessier When: Feb 28, 2008

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Comments: I believe Jeffco open space refers to it as the "Car Crash Crag"


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Clear Creek Canyon - Ice : Little Eiger area - ice
By: Brian Tessier When: Feb 8, 2008

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Comments: From the intersection of US 6/6th Ave, CO 58 and CO Highway 93 in Golden.
Head west on US 6 towards Central City and Blackhawk.
Aqueduct flows on left before tunnel #1
Beer Gardens on left at 2.8 miles
Coors Lite on left at 3.8 miles
Mickey's Bigmouth on left at 4.3 miles
(+/- on the mileage)


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Clear Creek Canyon - Ice : Little Eiger area - ice
By: Brian Tessier When: Jan 26, 2008

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Comments: All the routes are FAT and seeing lots of traffic.
1st pitch of Coors WI2, 2nd pitch WI3 (+/-) depending on line.
Mickeys and Red Stripe are one big wide flow, WI2-3.


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Boulder Canyon - Ice : Castle Rock/Lower Falls Ice : Main Flow (WI2+)
By: Brian Tessier When: Jan 13, 2008

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Comments: 1-13-08
Main Flow is in less than ideal conditions.


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Clear Creek Canyon - Ice : Aqueduct Flows
By: Brian Tessier When: Feb 26, 2007

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Comments: Since 2000-01 season, the aqueduct has been repaired and it is unlikely these gems will ever form again.


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Evergreen - Bear Creek ice
By: Brian Tessier When: Feb 25, 2007

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Comments: Bear Creek Ice Fall:
2 bolt anchor w/ chain installed 3-18-05


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Tenmile Canyon aka Officer'... : The Shroud (WI3-4)
By: Brian Tessier When: Feb 12, 2007

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Comments: 2/11/07
The climb was in great shape Sunday.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon
By: Brian Tessier When: Feb 13, 2006

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Comments: 2/12/06 From the road:
Beer Gardens looking good but may still be a little thin for most. Crossing the river is still the crux for this route.
Coors Lite is looking fat bottom to top. Probably the best shape of the season.
We climbed Mickey's and Red Stripe and they are in good shape as well, lots of water flowing and filling in nicely.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon
By: Brian Tessier When: Jan 21, 2006

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Comments: I would have to agree with A.C. keep waiting!
Took a ride this morning and noticed that the ice is starting to make a come back. If your looking to climb protectable ice, you may want to wait awhile. Hopefully by the end of this coming week the ice will be in decent shape.


Location: CO : South Platte : Pine Area : Bucksnort Slab : Motor Mouth (5.9+)
By: Brian Tessier When: Mar 6, 2005

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Comments: Thanks for the gear upgrade!


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon
By: Brian Tessier When: Jan 2, 2005

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Comments: As a follow up to Leon's comment about the Aqueduct Flows : From what I understand the sluice above was repaired earlier this season and unfortunately these climbs maybe history.


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : RMNP - Mixed/Ice : Mt Craig : Glazed and Confused (WI3)
By: Brian Tessier When: Dec 4, 2004

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Comments: NICE !!!!!


Location: CO : Golden : Lookout Mountain Crag : 5.10a Face (5.10a)
By: Brian Tessier When: Aug 12, 2004

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Comments: Darren has brought up a good point. I have considered the lead climbing aspect of this route and the only logical thing to do is to leave 1 of the 2 anchor bolts where they are and clip it on the way up. The climbing at that point is pretty easy, maybe 5.4. It just seems to me that the person who put this anchor in originally didn't put a lot of thought into the placements of the bolts. I'm in no way the bolt police but just another climber who enjoys climbing there. I have seen some ugly/scary ... more >>


Location: CO : Golden : Lookout Mountain Crag : 5.10a Face (5.10a)
By: Brian Tessier When: Aug 12, 2004

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Comments: If anyone has climbed at lookout mtn crag then they know that the cold shut anchors are poorly placed and getting worn out. So my question is about the 10a climb on the left. Would anyone be offended if I were to replace this anchor? I would be more than happy to upgrade this to 2-3/8"x 3.5"x 6 pc. bolts, fixe hangers and chain (camo. of course).The next question is it O.K. to raise this anchor up ? The existing anchor (5' down from the top) seems to be too low to be able to SAFELY rig from the... more >>


Location: CO : Golden : Lookout Mountain Crag : 5.9 Face (5.9)
By: Brian Tessier When: Aug 12, 2004

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Comments: The chopped bolt at the start has been replaced. Enjoy!