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Amphitheater Route (aka Fowler Memorial Route) 


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Elevation: 11,000'
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Submitted By: Marc Beverly on Nov 12, 2007

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Amphitheater Route (aka Fowler Memorial Route) WI4- M1 Easy Snow  CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Amphitheater
I have no idea who did this route first, but dubbed it the Fowler Memorial Route after Charlie, a great climber and ice climbing visionary, who put up many of the routes in this area. It's likely he had the FA on this.The striking line that runs up the apex / middle of the bowl is this line. There are several offshoots, some of which can not be seen from town and have likely not had a FFA as of 2005.Several cruxes exist on this route. Gaining access into the main couloir is the first. Easy alpin...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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