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Photo Caption Location Date
Metolius gear slingin

Metolius gear slingin

FOR SALE / Wanted : Fat cams fresh back from Me...

Apr 20, 2015

A better shot showing condition

A better shot showing condition

FOR SALE / Wanted : Fat cams fresh back from Me...

Apr 20, 2015

Fat cams fresh back from the factory

Fat cams fresh back from the factory

FOR SALE / Wanted : Fat cams fresh back from Me...

Apr 20, 2015

 love me a hummer!

love me a hummer!

Ice Climbing : I need a history lesson.. : Post

Feb 18, 2015

Roadcutting

Roadcutting

Ice Climbing : Is it a FA if? : Post

Feb 3, 2015

Petzl's definition of rust

Petzl's definition of rust

Climbing Gear Discussion : Petzl Laser and Laser Lites... : Post

Jan 22, 2015

Coating where did you go??

Coating where did you go??

Climbing Gear Discussion : Petzl Laser and Laser Lites... : Post

Jan 21, 2015

Inside a Petzl Laser Lite

Inside a Petzl Laser Lite

Climbing Gear Discussion : Petzl Laser and Laser Lites... : Post

Jan 21, 2015

Rusty new Petzl Laser Lite Screw

Rusty new Petzl Laser Lite Screw

Climbing Gear Discussion : Petzl Laser and Laser Lites... : Post

Jan 21, 2015

Tttttttt

Tttttttt

Ice Climbing : Camp (Cassin) Xdream picks ... : Post

Jan 15, 2015

That be a good fit yo! Like for real..

That be a good fit yo! Like for real..

Climbing Gear Discussion : Scarpa Rebel Pro GTX crampo... : Post

Jan 15, 2015

21.5 MPG

21.5 MPG

Community Forum : What car is the best for cl... : Post

Dec 9, 2014

burly xdream

burly xdream

Ice Climbing : X-Dream vs Ergos : Post

Oct 11, 2014

rapping down Chouinard's

rapping down Chouinard's

Bill Kirby : Dacks 12/13

Dec 11, 2013

TRing Lions on the beach.

TRing Lions on the beach.

Bill Kirby : Dacks 12/13

Dec 11, 2013

Ian Osteyee doing his thing

Ian Osteyee doing his thing

Bill Kirby : Dacks 12/13

Dec 11, 2013

Another TR photo

Another TR photo

Bill Kirby : Dacks 12/13

Dec 11, 2013

winter rack

winter rack

Trad Climbing : RACK ENVY : Post

Apr 12, 2013

Me eating a cliff bar walking back from Frankenste...

Me eating a cliff bar walking back from Frankenstein Amphitheater

Bill Kirby : NH, January 2012

Jul 22, 2012

Me leading Texaco Slab

Me leading Texaco Slab

Bill Kirby : NH, January 2012

Jul 22, 2012

Shot while climbing Cinema Gully.

Shot while climbing Cinema Gully.

Bill Kirby : NH, January 2012

Jul 22, 2012

Contributed Comments

 

Location: Jeffy P : photos : Photo
By: Bill Kirby When: Jul 2, 2014

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Comments: Interesting shot!


Location: NY : Adirondacks : Adirondack Ice Climbing : Chapel Pond and Chapel Pond... : Whales in the Jungle (WI3)
By: Bill Kirby When: Mar 23, 2013

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Comments: Hey Ryan, Sarah is spot on! Whales is to the left of Lions. It's the thin slab of ice 20 feet to left of Lion's on the Beach.

What's cool about it? Whales is as tall as Lions but takes no gear.

Now you know where.. Time to get after it. Make sure hit Tromping in the Tulips afterwards. That's a 3+ too. The route is 75 feet to left of Whales. It starts with traversing climber's right up a ledge then across a tree keep right up to thin ice and frozen moss to the top. Rap down.. There's an an... more >>


Location: NY : Adirondacks : Adirondack Ice Climbing : Chapel Pond and Chapel Pond... : Crystal Ice Tower (WI4)
By: Bill Kirby When: Mar 23, 2013

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Comments: Be sure to place a screw before topping out after big snows. Slides have knocked climbers off the top before.

I've climbed this when it's in 5 condition and when it's been more like a 3+. This route forms differently all the time.


Location: NY : Adirondacks : Adirondack Ice Climbing : Chapel Pond and Chapel Pond... : Haggis and Cold Toast (WI3+)
By: Bill Kirby When: Mar 23, 2013

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Comments: One word.. Awesome! This route was usually fat at this time. A few dry tool moves at the beginning protected by a pin. low angle snow to good vertical ice (at this time) then comes the victory lap to the top. You end up climbing over a tree at the top. New rap anchor!

+1 Simon's comments. The mixed moves are easy but mandatory. You will be climbing better balanced if you stem off the rock on the middle section. This makes screw placements or cleaning much easier.

Be cool if you park across ... more >>


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