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Tonti 

WI3-4

   
Type:  TR, Ice, 60'
Consensus: WI4 [details]
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Submitted By: sunder on Jan 21, 2010

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Tonti's weird shape in 2009

Description 

WI3-4+ waterfall in Tonti Canyon


Protection 

TR and Screws

3x 50' Slings for trees and cordelette to equalize.



Photos of Tonti Slideshow Add Photo
Theresa, kicking
Theresa, kicking
Tonti Jan 9 2010
BETA PHOTO: Tonti Jan 9 2010
Gokul takes a lap
Gokul takes a lap
Justin Lead up the side of Tonti Jan 24 2009...
BETA PHOTO: Justin Lead up the side of Tonti Jan 24 2009...
Christopher Scharff leading Tonti, March 9, 2014.  In beautifully!
Christopher Scharff leading Tonti, March 9, 2014. ...
Tonti main ice, The Mongoose, in usual form.
Tonti main ice, The Mongoose, in usual form.
Dan, in plastic ice near the top
Dan, in plastic ice near the top
The 'Snake' ice in Tonti canyon, in about the fattest shape it has gotten in last decade.
The 'Snake' ice in Tonti canyon, in about the fatt...
Martin starts behind the pillar
Martin starts behind the pillar
The'Mongoose', main ice in Tonti Canyon.
The'Mongoose', main ice in Tonti Canyon.
Kyle doing his thing on Tonti
Kyle doing his thing on Tonti
Tonti
Tonti
Chris leading Tonti (March 2014)
Chris leading Tonti (March 2014)
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By Tradoholic
Feb 28, 2010

Great climb with a great belay on a big tree at the top. On 2/27/10 the top left was just thin shell of ice but the right was very nice.

By Christopher Scharff
Mar 18, 2014
rating: WI4

This climb was in great; it was long and steep, unlike some of the pictures from prior years that I've seen. It was pretty much dead-vertical for 80 feet or so, and didn't have much of a walk-up at the bottom. It took all 8 of my screws to lead it, and I was definitely running it out between a few of the screws. We climbed the left, which was smoother and easier to put screws in. The right was pretty wet and chandelier-like. We then set up a toprope anchor off of the big tree at the top.