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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: Ken Andrasko and Chris Field in winter 1974/1975
Season: Winter
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Submitted By: bradley white on Aug 22, 2009  with updates from Rajko Radovanovic

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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
The end of the traverse. Vintage photo 1987, by Te...
The end of the traverse. Vintage photo 1987, by Te...
Starting third pitch. Vintage photo 1987, photogra...
Starting third pitch. Vintage photo 1987, photogra...
On the exit pillar. Vintage photo 1987, Ted Hammon...
On the exit pillar. Vintage photo 1987, Ted Hammon...
Ascending third pitch. Vintage photo, 1987, by Ted...
Ascending third pitch. Vintage photo, 1987, by Ted...
Beginning the pillar. Vintage photo 1987, by Ted H...
Beginning the pillar. Vintage photo 1987, by Ted H...
Doing the traverse. Vintage photo 1987, by Ted Ham...
Doing the traverse. Vintage photo 1987, by Ted Ham...

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