Let's get together outside. One weekend. 400 FREE REI outdoor classes and outings across the nation, July 30-31.
Sign Up  |   Log In:Login with Facebook
REI Community
Bridalveil Area
Select Route:
Bridalveil Falls Left Side T 
Bridalveil Falls Right Side T 
Gorillas in the Schist T 

Bridalveil Falls Left Side 

WI3

   
Type:  Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 90'
Original: WI3 [details]
FA: NA
Season: Late fall to early spring
Page Views: 1,265
Submitted By: Tyler Smeenk on Mar 4, 2008

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (7)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Sam and Tater Tot P, Climbing on Bridalveil Falls....

Description 

Depending on conditions, the left side can be a very easy, good beginner lead climb. Probably easier and safer to lead the climb than to scramble up and around and try to toprope the thing.

Location 

Spearfish Canyon, can't miss it, right off the road.

Protection 

Depending on your level of comfort, 5 to 8 ice screws should do. Fixed fat anchors at the top.


Photos of Bridalveil Falls Left Side Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Leading the left side of Bridalveil in excellent c...
Leading the left side of Bridalveil in excellent c...
Rock Climbing Photo: Pacman getting after it
Pacman getting after it
Rock Climbing Photo: Close up shot of Sam climbing steep ice on the lef...
Close up shot of Sam climbing steep ice on the lef...

Comments on Bridalveil Falls Left Side Add Comment
Show which comments
By Mark Berreth
From: Wenatchee, WA
Dec 4, 2008

WI1 is considered to be roughly 50 degrees. I wouldn't consider this that low angle, but maybe it is. I would give this at least WI2. For more information check neice.com for a general classification of ice climbs.

The Definitive
Climbing Resource

Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run

Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps

Backcountry, Sidecountry
& Secret Stashes

Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!