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Racing Stripe (Right) 

WI5 M6

   
Type:  Trad, Mixed, Ice, 4 pitches, 800'
Consensus: WI5 M5 [details]
FA: Charlie Fowler?
Season: late fall --> spring
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Submitted By: Bryan Gilmore on Sep 8, 2012

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Description 

This is one of the best in the Ouray area and is well under-appreciated! Beware during avalanche danger - I've been engulfed in the power cloud from this gully while standing on top of the route Skylight! It has excellent mixed climbing and some good steep ice on P1 which you can do in one rope stretching 70m pitch to the top of the first tier. Then ascend some low angle snow/ice rambling up to the last 70m pitch of WI4.

Rap the route off of bushes and/or V-threads.

This basically packs all the good climbing on Bird Brain Blvd. into one awesome 70m pitch. Enjoy.


Location 

It is the obvious gully straight across the valley from the Skylight area, and just up the hill from The Ribbon and Birdbrain. Climb up the right hand of two twin gullies.


Protection 

6 ice screws and a good assortment of rock gear. Some years it's all bomber ice, some years it's not.



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Racing Stripes.
Racing Stripes.
Racing Stripes, this pic shows the Left, Right and a beauty of a pillar up and further right.
BETA PHOTO: Racing Stripes, this pic shows the Left, Right and...
Racing Stripe (R) (Dec. 22nd, 2013).
BETA PHOTO: Racing Stripe (R) (Dec. 22nd, 2013).
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By Chacal
From: Ouray, CO
Dec 26, 2013

CONDITION REPORT 

Climbed on Dec 21st, 103 w/Rob Griz. Linked the entire stripe in 1 pitch to 2nd belay. Solid to the pillar at the alcove. Ice getting dry beyond there. 2nd pitch after the snowfield is thin and delaminated.

By Rob Griz
From: Frisco
Jan 16, 2013

An excellent line, I climbed it in 2009 and was a great mixed adventure. Bring the pins. We rapped off some tiny trees, on climber's right, then climbed the the other route pictured to the right. The top snowfield is sparse on protection/anchors. Nice to finally know the name.