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Fish Out of Water 

WI5 M4-5

   
Type:  Mixed, Ice, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus: WI5 M4-5 [details]
FA: Bill Bradshaw?
Season: Late Fall/Early Winter
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Submitted By: Caelan on Nov 21, 2006

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Stanley working up into the ice, showing us how hi...

Description 

Looking for a sick curtain that almost touches the ground? Here ya go. I did not climb this, but noticed it was not in the database, and I snapped a sweet pic of it, so, what the hell? Here it is. It's a good long hike to get up there. It's probably a mixed start. Go climb it if you're burly.

NOTE: Is this also called "Candlestick" by chance?


Location 

This is left of "Round the Corner"?? Feel free to help me here.


Protection 

Rock gear & ice screws?? Dunno. Didn't climb it.



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Zoomed out picture of the gully containing "<a href='/v/unnamed-gully/105747502'>Unnamed Gully</a>", "Unnamed Curtain" and "<a href='/v/round-the-corner/105747333'>Round the Corner</a>" (21 Nov 06).
BETA PHOTO: Zoomed out picture of the gully containing "[[Unna...
Unnamed Curtain (21 Nov 06)
BETA PHOTO: Unnamed Curtain (21 Nov 06)
Stanley on the cruxy start moves, note the bolt placement.
Stanley on the cruxy start moves, note the bolt pl...
Stemming onto the ice and up.
Stemming onto the ice and up.
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By Taylor-B.
From: CO & AK
Nov 8, 2013

CONDITION REPORT 

I didn't see any bolts on the left side of the ice dagger, perhaps it was covered in ice. There were NO crampon marks either, only a super shitty Lost Arrow piton about 20ft up. I led some M3 WI4 to the right to reach the tree anchor and on TR found this climb to be more like M7-8. Fun area to climb at.

By Brad Grohusky
From: Frisco, CO
Jan 17, 2010

This route was put up by Bill Bradshaw (I am pretty sure). It is called "Fish Out of Water". I think I may have done the second ascent with Rod Willard on 11-06-1999. There are 2 bolts placed within loose gneiss rock (M6) on left. From there, a long-long right reach over to curtain/pillar gains the ice (WI4) and with a couple of screws to the top. Slings on smaller tree for rap.

Fish Out of Water (M6, WI4) by Bill Bradshaw in 1999.
Fish Out of Water (M6, WI4) by Bill Bradshaw in 1999.