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10 - The Blind Fate Area
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Blind Fate 


Type:  Trad, Ice, 2 pitches, 350', Grade II
Consensus: WI4 [details]
FA: John Bouchard & Rick Wilcox, Winter 1974-75
Season: Winter
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Submitted By: Chris Hillios on Feb 10, 2011

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BETA PHOTO: Norton-Gibney, left center and Blind Fate, right. ...

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Second pitch is the money pitch.

P1. Climb up ramps and bulges to through one 3+/4 section of climbing to the base of the curtain to the top. (mostly 3+ climbing) Great anchor location at the left of the 2nd pitch just below the overhanging rock. (no known fixed anchor)

P2 climb up and right and up final column for 50-75 feet. Anchor on right side about 10' beyond lip of the gully.


Approach is on the West side of the Notch. Begin the hike up at the first turn about 60 meters down from the stone hut. This climb is directly across from Ragnarock. It is the obvious right climb in the amphitheater.


Screws (Rap station at top new as of 2/2011) - cord on tree w/locker.

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Bryan Barnett climbing the 2nd pitch of Blind Fate
Bryan Barnett climbing the 2nd pitch of Blind Fate
Blind Fate from the base of the climb.
BETA PHOTO: Blind Fate from the base of the climb.

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