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Quarry Pillar 

WI6

   
Type:  Ice, 1 pitch, 100', Grade II
Consensus: WI6 [details]
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Submitted By: Douglas Lossner on Jan 31, 2010

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Description 

This is one hard pitch of ice! Overhanging for 50 feet. Extremely overhanging for the first 25 feet. Very thin line at the bottom. Very difficult crampon purchase. Very sustained. I've been told it does not come in every year and also told this was fatter than normal. Incredible line!

Location 

13.3 miles in CO Highway 141 from Whitewater on the west side of the canyon. It is in the drainage right at the quarry. 1 mile before Divide Road.

Easily seen from the road, but a difficult approach of about 30 minutes. Steep, loose, icy.

Protection 

Screws. Tree to anchor for belay/rappel.


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The fun just keeps on coming!
The fun just keeps on coming!
Do I really want to lead that thing?!! Very intimi...
Do I really want to lead that thing?!! Very intimi...
Incredible chandelier ice!
Incredible chandelier ice!
Almost home! Thanks for the great belay, Jim, and ...
Almost home! Thanks for the great belay, Jim, and ...
From the front. Betty almost at the top.
From the front. Betty almost at the top.
Jim Whalen taking his turn.
Jim Whalen taking his turn.
Betty Thorson grinding her way up. WOW!
Betty Thorson grinding her way up. WOW!
The Crew. Jim Whalen, Betty Thorson, Douglas Lossn...
The Crew. Jim Whalen, Betty Thorson, Douglas Lossn...

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