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Member Since: Aug 28, 2001
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Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : RMNP - Mixed/Ice : Glacier Gorge : Black Lake - West Gully (WI4)
By: Todd Ringler When: Feb 27, 2002

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Comments: We climbed the West Gully on 02/23. It was a surprisingly nice day up there...little wind, some sun, and relatively warm temps. the climbing was fun, lots of WI2 w/ some WI3+. We did the standard descent by circling around climber's right back to the base. The snow slopes had us really thinking. We had beacons on, but it is a long and rocky ride to bottom...

The trail was packed, but we skied anyway. made getting out quick and fun. If you are w/o floation, expect postholing from the lake to th... more >>


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : RMNP - Mixed/Ice : Glacier Gorge : Black Lake - West Gully (WI4)
By: Todd Ringler When: Feb 26, 2002

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Comments: Climbed the West Gully on 02/23. It was a surprisingly nice day up there...little wind, some sun, and relatively warm temps. The climbing was fun, lots of WI2 w/ some WI3+. We did the standard descent by circling around climber's right back to the base. The snow slopes had us really thinking. We had beacons on, but it is a long and rocky ride to bottom...

The trail was packed, but we skied anyway. Made getting out quick and fun. If you are w/o floation, expect postholing from the lake to the ba... more >>


Location: CO : Alpine Rock : RMNP - Rock : Glacier Gorge : Spearhead : The Barb (5.10-)
By: Todd Ringler When: Aug 28, 2001

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Comments: I ended up with two less than optimal belay anchors because of climbing too high. As the original description stated, on P4 belay near the bottom of the 5.6 right-facing dihedral. I finished the dihedral and ended up on the ledge that starts the thin 5.9 crack (with the crux right of the ledge). The ledge makes for a difficult anchor. On P6 I finished the 5.9 crack and climbed into a left-facing dihedral. This stance worked only becuase I had a #2 Camalot left and could step up to place it... more >>