WI5 M5 X (1)
Mixed, Ice, 5 pitches, 1000'
CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Loch Vale & uphill
WI5-6 M6-7 (12)
Mixed, Ice, Alpine, 2 pitches, 140'
CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Emerald Lake & vicinity
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R (5)
Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 850'
CO : Alpine Rock : ... : The Saber
Womb with a View
WI5 M6 (1)
Trad, Mixed, Ice, 5 pitches
Photo courtesy of Ben Cook.
CO : South Platte : ... : Astro Turkey (5.11b)
The tree provides motivation in more ways than one. It assists in hanging the draws, and the threat of punji sticking yourself on it keeps you from falling at the crux.
CO : Flatirons : ... : Power Bulge (5.12c)
The Upper Wall as we descended. You can see Andy rappelling in the right margin of the photo.
CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Upper Wall (WI5 M5 X)
Atop P.4. This is where we bailed.
Andy Johnson on P.4. DAMN THE SUN.
Andy Johnson entering zen on P.1.
Steve Su about to gain the ice. March '05.
CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : The Squid (WI5-6 M6-7)
Roy Leggett on the start of pitch 1 (Jan '05). Very chandeliered ice on this day. Photo by Steve Su.
The Squid formed as a pure ice route. January '05.
The Secret-Asian-Man on Hot Doggie.
CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Hot Doggie (WI5)
Steve Su Leading Hot Doggie.
Roy Leggett pulling the crux roof. Both photos courtesy of Ross Swanson.
CO : Alpine Rock : ... : The Pocketknife (5.11a R)
Eric Wellborn on the third pitch of Womb with a View.
CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Womb with a View (WI5 M6)
Roy Leggett on the crux of Womb with a View. Photo by Eric Wellborn.
Cracker-Boy on The Des.
CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Rigid Designator (WI5-)
En route to the South Face of Flattop. Flattop on the right, Hallett on the Left.
CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Dragon's Tail Couloir (WI2 M2)
Meg Noffsinger on p.1 of Rincon.
CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Rincon (5.11a)
John Mcleod with the send.
CO : South Platte : ... : Center Route (5.9+)
Dynamic moves call for dynamic spotters. Mike sticking the canopener dyno in tennies.
CO : Fort Collins : ... : Can Opener (V9)