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Vegas Hose Monster 

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Type:  Ice, 3 pitches, 400'
Consensus: WI5 [details]
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Season: Winter
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Submitted By: Russ on Nov 23, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: Vegas Hose Monster

Description 

Three-pitch frozen popsicle located south of Cathedral peak. Approach as per South Loop trail, taking creek bed to the base. Third pitch is the best, the ice does not always touch down.

Check conditions from second pullout on Deer Creek Road (the one under Mom's Cave) using binos or spotting scope. Also visible from gravel turnout on right 3/4 mile before fire station, drive slow and keep your eyes peeled.

Protection 

Screws.


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Dave Sorrick and David Farmer on the approach in to the Hose Monster.
Dave Sorrick and David Farmer on the approach in t...
VHMF2010 p1
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VHMF2010 super fat year.  notice bolted belay and 3 pro bolts next to ice on last pitch.
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VHMF2010 Bill's P2/3
VHMF2010 Bill's P2/3
VHMF2010 2 pitches off the deck.
VHMF2010 2 pitches off the deck.
VHMF2010 p2 entry pillar
VHMF2010 p2 entry pillar

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By alpinglow
From: city, state
Dec 1, 2006

That photo is the best internet porn I've seen in a looooooooooooong time.

Nooch
By Ryan Jennings
Dec 4, 2006

This thing looks fat. Are you guys gettin on it or what? Are you wankers gonna wait till it's fatter and force me to come out there and send it or sack up now! You better call me with a full report B-dog!
By alpinglow
From: city, state
Dec 5, 2006

FYI- This is glory conditions, not current.

Yeah, Ry, come on down and show me how its done Playboy! You can sleep with my basset hounds
By Ryan Jennings
Dec 8, 2006

Doesn't that woman of yours have YOU sleeping with the hounds yet. If I came out there (and if it was a few years ago:-) I'd be sleeping with your biaaaatch while you spooned the hounds since I'd be the one doing the sending of this sick looking route. Nevada ice? Can't be! Let me know when it's in. Can I climb this one day and do epinephrine the next? If so I'm there!
By Bill Bones
Jan 11, 2009

The hose monster is in and quite fat. It was warm and a little dripping but very good. Theres nothing like climbing Ice 20 mins outside of Vegas hole.
By Erik Eriksson
Jan 11, 2013

hosemonster sent by erik eriksson and dave lane on january 8 2013