WI5-6 M5+ R
||Trad, Mixed, Ice, 1 pitch
|Consensus: ||WI5+ M5 [details]|
|Season: ||mid to late winter|
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|Submitted By: ||Bryson Slothower on Jan 11, 2002|
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This is a wild route! Start as for Choopo's but head for the hanging pillar on the right. leave the gully and head up and right after about 30 feet and start the mixed climbing. Follow the crack/corner system till you can reach the ice M5+ with cams in the crack. Climb thin ice up to the bolt and then move out onto the pillar and make strenous moves on steep ice to the top, screws for
There is one bolt above half way up, rock gear below this is essential, small to mid sized cams. short to medium screws above
The route can be top-roped fom trees above the route.
Killer Pillar Dec. 16, 2007 Great condition, if a...
By Ben Bruestle
From: Pueblo, CO
Jan 22, 2002
Did this route about 2 weeks ago. Apparently it is formed up more than usual. The first 20' were good rock. The rest of it was tough, yet good ice. An awesome climb, now you just have to find someone that can lead it.
By Bryson Slothower
Apr 24, 2002
It looks as though there would be no mixed climbing on the route with the conditions in the picture below.