Comments: The meeting minutes from the 2-10-2014 meeting, including results from new applications, can be found here: www.aceeldo.org/about/view_ace_minutes.php In a nutshell: 1. The route off the Upper Ramp, right of The Italian Arete was approved (note the application was amended to add 2 bolts). 2. The Exhibit A roof route was approved. 3. The Doub-Griffith Extension was approved. 4. Vote on the "Upper Meadow" (sic) route between Vertigo and To RP Or Not To Be was postponed. The Board needed mor... more >>
Comments: When I first did this (early-'90s), the 2nd ear was waaaaay filled with bird crap and dead birds and even live birds slithering away from my finger tips as I jammed through. Glad to hear it's cleaner now.
Comments: The original descent between Isaac and Jacob is worth doing if you like adventure. We topped out late December 1997, bivied, then rapped the back slabs in 2 feet of snow the next day before making it into the slot between the formations ... breaking through ice into waist-deep water. Did the last 3 raps down the pour over with our tagline disintegrating with multiple core shots, then the sheath completely sliding off the core in places. Could only use it as a pull cord on these raps. Felt like w... more >>