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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:

Dr. Delam 

WI4-5 M4-5

   
Type:  Trad, Mixed, Ice, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus: WI4-5 M4-5 [details]
FA: unknown
Season: winter
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Submitted By: Leo Paik on Feb 14, 2004

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Sweet ice, 2/12/4.

Description 

This is can be a fun mixed route for those seeking to wander into the realm of mixed climbing & clipping bolts while connected to pointy metal appendages. The bolts belong to Seamstress. Or, you can go traditional & fire the vertical pillar with nary a rock crystal to dull your fine tools. It lies just downstream from Tic Tac as the downstream set of 2 bolt lines on a vertical rock buttress between Stonefree (below a large tree) & Sunscream (out on a rocky promentory with a 2 bolt anchor).

There are multiple starts varying from lower angle ice to chandeliered curtains to suit your fancy. Gain a ledge about half height from which you can easily clip the 1st of 5 bolts. A tall person may be able to clip the 2nd bolt from the same ledge. To keep with the mixed genre, stem between rock on the L & the pillar on the R. There can be a few no arms stems. There can be terrific hooks on the ice pillar to spare your guns. Clip 5 bolts & move R onto the pillar on to briefly overhanging terrain. Fire up a bit of ice to the top.

Or, be trad & fire up the pillar to the top.

Or, the R side of the pillar can be ascended with some fun ice chimney stuff at the top.

WI4+ M4+ 100ft on 2/12/4. WI5- on the R on 2/18/6.

Protection 

2-4 screws, 5 QDs

Toprope Protection 

there are 2 bolts just above


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By Leo Paik
Administrator
From: Westminster, Colorado
Apr 13, 2004

There is a nice pic of Kim Czimazia soloing this climb in a recent issue of She Sends.... Wow!
By Anonymous Coward
Aug 28, 2004

Not like you captain ropegun!
By Leo Paik
Administrator
From: Westminster, Colorado
Aug 29, 2004

AC, actually lots of folks lead in the Park. Maybe, it isn't the best idea.... Got on this one thinking it was Tic Tac and realized partway up it wasn't. Dang, getting old sucks. Gordo here got photographed following cuz he belayed me & wanted to help clean the gear. Photos, even if on TR, can help locate folks so they don't do the wrong route. :)