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|Type: ||Trad, Ice, 2 pitches, 120'|
|Consensus: ||WI3-4 [details]|
|Submitted By: ||Leo Paik on Mar 12, 2004|
P1 I-70 Sickle, previously submitted, WI-4- condit...
Fun but is it legal? Curious? This is a south-facing ice route right off I-70 1 mi before the Silverplume exit. You can scope the 2nd pitch from Georgetown/Guanella pass road.
P1. 1st pitch is in an obvious pullout, probably a driver distraction. The ice is thinner than it looks. WI4-. Can walk off R.
P2. 2nd pitch is a broad curtain 40-80 ft WI3-4. Walk off R. Can get balmy.
Not sure about parking issues.
Ice screws. Stubbies or medium length for 1st pitch.
Trees for the 1st pitch. Trees/shrubs for the 2nd.
At the top of the LH flow, there is a new 2-bolt anchor.
P2 I-70 Sickle, R side, previously submitted, WI-4...
Dec 18, 2009
WARNING: I received a ticket at the I 70 sickle not worth the hassle. I recommend just going to Silverton or Vail for that matter.