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The Left Hand Fork Ice Climbs
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Bowling Ball Head 
Brittle Stiffie, The 
Deep Throat Maple 
Fling 
Four Pin Variation, The 
Get Whacked 
Hammer and Sickle 
Smear Campaign 
Wet Itchies, The 
Unsorted Routes:

Fling 

WI4

   
Type:  Ice, Alpine, 2 pitches, 220'
Consensus: WI4 [details]
FA: Brian Smoot and Brian Cabe 2/23/2008
New Route: Yes
Season: winter
Page Views: 221
Submitted By: Brian in SLC on Mar 9, 2009

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B Smoot on pitch one of "Fling". Note Get Whacked...
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Description 

Two pitches, WI 4 130 feet first pitch to a bolted belay/rappel anchor followed by an WI 3 80 foot pitch up ramp-y terrain to the large shelf. Tree belay/rappel. First pitch belay anchor is on a left facing shallow buttress which usually has exposed rock, and, is to the left of the summer rock climbs. Most likely very thin in spots.


Location 

At the left side of Orangutan Wall. Located to the left of Get Whacked. In Jasonís ice guide, this would be the right hand route listed as Route 5, "two potential routes (thin smears)".


Protection 

Selection of short ice screws.



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B Smoot on the second pitch of Fling.
B Smoot on the second pitch of Fling.
Fling pitch one anchor location.  Right above his blue helmet.
BETA PHOTO: Fling pitch one anchor location. Right above his ...
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