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Battle of the bulge, aka:Jaws 
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Battle of the bulge, aka:Jaws 

WI3

   
Type:  Ice, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus: WI2-3 [details]
FA: Bradley white and partner, 1983
New Route: Yes
Page Views: 478
Submitted By: bradley white on Nov 20, 2012

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Jaws. Right side was toast, left took screws.

Description 

Wide wall of ice bulges that lead up to a overhang. Take ice ramp right and up to trees. A few choices to finish. The pillar immediately past the overhang left is the longest and is WI4 and is probably Jaws, left of this is an alternate route WI3-4. This area is always in with fat blue ice. Good for a first lead at this grade on right side. Its a beautiful area and climb.


Location 

Its in the middle of this wall of ice climbs. The overhang, you can't miss it.


Protection 

5-6 ice screws. Trees for rappel or walk north and down.



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By Ted Sumers
Jan 22, 2013

there's sometimes a pillar that touches down on this route; named the "sword of damocles"

By Ted Sumers
Jan 23, 2013

also i think this is "jaws"

By Chris Mak
Mar 8, 2013
rating: WI2-3

Jaws to me as well.