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Me eating a cliff bar walking back from Frankenstein Amphitheater


Member Since: Jul 21, 2012
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Areas = 15
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Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
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 Frankenstein Amphitheater

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 >>


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

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Comments: Hot Shot is a solid 4. There are plenty of rests when picked out but a 4 by definition. I don't see many 3+ leaders leading this one.

To the dumbasses who stole the biners at the rap/TR anchor on 3/19/13.. Put them Back! It's not trad booty!


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

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Comments: Ice Slot was huge this year! Very straight forward.

Your Mama was the fattest it's ever been too. Blue Lines rates Your Mama as a 4+... What?


Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
re: 120 meter ropes for CeuseClimbing Gear DiscussionBill Kirby2 days ago
re: Compendium of Hellenor pseudonyms..Community ForumBill Kirby4 days ago
re: PLEASE SIGN!!!! regarding squamish loggingPacific NorthwestBill Kirby5 days ago
re: BackpacksClimbing Gear DiscussionBill KirbyJul 21, 2014
re: Poll: What shoe are you wearing on multipitch routes?Trad ClimbingBill KirbyJul 21, 2014
re: Old vehicles with good gas mileageClimbing Gear DiscussionBill KirbyJul 16, 2014
re: Is MP the worst thing that has ever happened to climbing?General ClimbingBill KirbyJul 15, 2014
re: How Bad is Beer??General ClimbingBill KirbyJul 15, 2014
re: Is MP the worst thing that has ever happened to climbing?General ClimbingBill KirbyJul 15, 2014
re: Old vehicles with good gas mileageClimbing Gear DiscussionBill KirbyJul 14, 2014
re: How to make your significant other hate your sportGeneral ClimbingBill KirbyJul 14, 2014
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