|West Side of the Canyon
First 50 feet is a detached chandelier pillar, 90 to 95 degree ice for 75 feet with large, free hanging icicles that can make climbing even on top rope a bit dicey. Eases to 85 degrees last 40 feet. Plan on getting dirty at the top setting up rappel/top rope on anchor tree.
Can't miss it. 0.5 miles on left after road turns into dirt. 5 minute hike. You can park right below the climb.
Screws. There were carabiners and cord/webbing fixed around a tree for decent as of this writing.
Where did the ice go!? Better get out my trowel. T...
Douglas Lossner on lead.
Douglas Lossner placing pro. Note using the big ic...
Stone Free. Jan. 10, 2014.
Photo: Nate Erickson.
Chris Gebhart behind Stone Free with The Ice Palac...
Photo of amphitheatre containing Stone Free and Th...
Jim Whalen lowering off after thoroughly pumping t...
The Crew - 1-11-10. Chris Gebhardt, Betty Thorsen,...
Photo of Stone Free taken from the road. Climber, ...
Nate Erickson on Stone Free. Jan. 10, 2014.
Betty Thorsen working her way up through that 95 d...
|By Chris Parsons|
Jan 22, 2012
As of 1/22, Stone Free is in. Harder by a good amount than Soul On Ice in its condition, which is no cake walk.