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Shaker Heights 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b WI5

   
Type:  Trad, Ice, 3 pitches, 400', Grade III
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b WI5 [details]
FA: Barry Blanchard, Kurt Winkler, late 1970's?
New Route: Yes
Season: Winter
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Submitted By: bradley white on Aug 22, 2009

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On the exit pillar. Vintage photo 1987, Ted Hammon...

Description 

Two pitches of grade three ice not really thick enough for ice screws but good belays lead to to snow ramp and trees. above ramp on left side is steeper ice wall(WI4+) 100ft that ends abruptly below summit. Move horizontally right from ice here via hand jamming crack (5-6) to pillar and ascend pillar (WI5) to summit trees.

Location 

Gully between furthest west amphitheater and head wall cliff to the east.

Protection 

Medium to large hexes or cams, ice screws.


Photos of Shaker Heights Slideshow Add Photo
Starting third pitch. Vintage photo 1987, photographer Ted Hammond.
Starting third pitch. Vintage photo 1987, photogra...
Beginning the pillar. Vintage photo 1987, by Ted Hammond.
Beginning the pillar. Vintage photo 1987, by Ted H...
Ascending third pitch. Vintage photo, 1987, by Ted Hammond.
Ascending third pitch. Vintage photo, 1987, by Ted...
The end of the traverse. Vintage photo 1987, by Ted Hammond.
The end of the traverse. Vintage photo 1987, by Te...
Doing the traverse. Vintage photo 1987, by Ted Hammond.
Doing the traverse. Vintage photo 1987, by Ted Ham...
Myself beginning pitch two. Vintage photo 1987 by Ted Hammond.
Myself beginning pitch two. Vintage photo 1987 by ...

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