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Ice Capades 


Type:  Trad, TR, Ice, 1 pitch, 120'
Consensus: WI2+ [details]
FA: Unknown
Season: Winter
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Submitted By: Taino on Feb 5, 2007

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Pretty certain this picture shows the ledge I had ...


A fun, beginner-esque route that starts off with a short vertical stretch, then meanders up easy WI1+ to a series of short bulges in a left-facing corner.


To be entered later.


Standard ice protection. Sling trees for TR anchor. Be aware that this route is too long to be TRed with a standard 60M rope; either use a 70M, or extend the TR anchor at least 5-10 feet down from the top-out (15-20 feet from the trees). There are rappel rings located nearby; two rappels to the bottom, or use two ropes.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Pretty sure that's Ice Capades over to the left......
Pretty sure that's Ice Capades over to the left......

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By Brian Aitken
Jan 28, 2013

I had a 70m rope and couldn't reach the bottom on rappel. I had to setup a belay on a ledge about 10' to the left for my friends on TR.

The ice was pretty thin or non-existent for the easier slab portion on 2/27/2013.

NOTE: I'm pretty sure this is the climb I'm referencing but it was my first time climbing in the Catskills.
By Dan Flynn
From: MA
Dec 20, 2013

70m rope will get you down, with rope stretch.
By Kevin Shon
Jan 7, 2015

I just climbed it today - and I used a 70. I had about 3 meters to spare at each end of the rope when I touched down.

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