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First pitches of Blond Ike as seen from the approach
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By George Bell
From: Boulder, CO
Jun 18, 2008
Is the right facing corner on the left side of the photo the Salathe Route (in the Don Reid guide)? I would guess it is. I'm talking about the farthest right such corner, not the huge one on the left edge, which may be the route "Snake in the Grass".
By Doug Hemken
Administrator
Jun 19, 2008
Yes, you have spotted both "Salathe" (originally "the Southwest Face" in Roper) and "Snake in the Grass." You can just make out the crux of "Salathe" in Andy's photo.

I really oughta post a description of "Salathe" ... such a stunning route (with a caveat about the belays).
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First pitches of Blond Ike as seen from the approach

Submitted By: androo.daveass on Jun 11, 2008
On this route:
Blondike (5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c R )
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