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Lower Bridge to Scottish Gullies
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Boat Ramp T 
Bridging the Gap T,S 
Chinese Water Torture 
Circling Vultures 
Cookie Monster S 
Culminator T 
Dizzy Curtain 
Dizzy with a Vision T 
Dr. Delam T 
Escape Clause T,TR 
Farrah Faucet T,S 
Fudgesicle T,TR 
LeSaucisson 
Loch Ness Monster S 
Mighty Aphrodite S 
Mothra S 
Popsicle T 
R of Super Dave T 
Seamstress T,S 
Sisters of Mercy S 
Slushy  TR 
Stone Free T 
Sunscream T 
Super Dave T 
Sweet and Sour 
Tic Tac T 
Tooth Decay aka Rhythm Method T 
Wildebeest 
Winding T 
Unsorted Routes:

Bridging the Gap 

WI4 M7-

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, Mixed, Ice, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus: WI4 M7- [details]
FA: Jeff Lowe?
Season: mid winter
Page Views: 916
Submitted By: Buster Jesik on Jan 15, 2008

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The transfer to ice...in this case a horizontal, w...

Description 

Begin by going up Boat Ramp, then follow the bolts up an overhanging arete where the ramp goes left. The route follows 4 bolts and traverses over to a pillar or curtain, then up to the top. This was the 1998 woman's comp route.

Location 

Next to Boat Ramp.

Protection 

Ice screws, QDs, and/or slings for the 4 bolts. A Park employee said that anchoring to the telephone pole and guard rail is kosher.


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Between crux moves on BTG.
Between crux moves on BTG.
BTG.
BTG.
Mike figuring out BTG.
Mike figuring out BTG.
Really fun!
Really fun!
Outline of the pillar that peeled off whilst I was climbing on it. The fracture line was right where I placed a tool. Luckily I was on TR and my belayer was standing off to the other side.
BETA PHOTO: Outline of the pillar that peeled off whilst I was...
Mixy Mixy. Photo by Cody Olsen.
Mixy Mixy. Photo by Cody Olsen.

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By Buster Jesik
Jan 15, 2008

Be careful if trying this route when the large pillar is in, especially if it is not well supported on bottom. I pulled on to it on top rope only to have it give way and cause a ruckus. If it landed on someone, they almost certainly would have been killed. On lead, I don't recommend placing any screws until your feet are over the bulge.
By RYAN NELSON
From: Golden
Jan 30, 2009

TRUE, watch out for the pillar, it broke a friend's leg.