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Nov 29, 2013
Anybody been up there recently? Thanks! Sara Campbell
Joined Jun 20, 2013
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Nov 29, 2013
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I was up there on Sunday 11/24 and there was a bit of WI3- at the 5th pitch. The previous 4 pitches were standard mixed climbing. A lot of unconsolidatd snow made for strenuous climbing. Andy Hansen
From Longmont, Colorado
Joined Sep 26, 2009
2,620 points
Nov 29, 2013
Avy conditions were questionable in the area. Climber triggered and partially buried. May have stabilized some recently.

Link to report: Slide in RMNP

I don't know about the shape of the climb though. Sorry.
ZackB
From Littleton, CO
Joined Aug 29, 2012
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Nov 30, 2013
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We climbed Martha yesterday, 11/29. Only the final step contained some ice. The others were dry mixed climbing. The snow fields in between were a mix of sugary and crusty snow. Ryan Malarky
From Denver, CO
Joined Jan 26, 2006
89 points
Nov 30, 2013
Ryan on the Sharks Fin wishing he was on Mt. White...
Sounds shitty. Is dreamweaver any better? Ryan Kempf
From Boulder, CO
Joined Jul 26, 2011
348 points
Dec 1, 2013
Thanks for the steps guys : ) they made the snow a lot easier. I found the last dry step to be trickier than the WI "crux," but maybe that's just me. Anyway, thanks all for the info! The snow on the upper part of the route didn't seem deep enough to slide, lots of rocks poking out (just my opinion and may change soon). I wasn't particularly worried about the snow at the base either. Just that one slope on the way to Chasm Lake made me a little nervous. Descended by boulder hopping down the west side of the north ridge (east side had weird snow made walking hard). Sorry didn't get a good look at Dreamweaver. Sara Campbell
Joined Jun 20, 2013
6 points
Dec 3, 2013
Intruder, 5.11+. Zion National Park. Photo: Matt K...
Ryan Kempf wrote:
Sounds shitty. Is dreamweaver any better?


Dreamweaver is generally pretty shitty this time of year. A snow slog. I have a friend who was caught in a slide on Dreamweaver in early season too. I'd wait on that one until May or so.
Andy Hansen
From Longmont, Colorado
Joined Sep 26, 2009
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Dec 10, 2013
Ryan on the Sharks Fin wishing he was on Mt. White...
Bump for condition report. Bueller..... Ryan Kempf
From Boulder, CO
Joined Jul 26, 2011
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