||Snow, Alpine, 9 pitches, 1200', Grade VI
|Consensus: || YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]|
|FA: ||Doug Scott, Doug Snicely, Mike Covington|
|Season: ||Spring, Fall, Winter|
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|Submitted By: ||Krister Sorensen on Feb 11, 2007|
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Quicksilver takes the right side of left-most rib ...
This route is already on Mountain Project, just not under Taylor Peak. Here is the link: www.mountainproject.com/v/colorado/co_ice__mixed/rmnp__mixed>>>
Eds. FWIW, it was not listed under Taylor Peak since it involved substantial snow climbing. It was listed under the CO Ice & Mixed category, created to facilitate finding these small percentage of climbs within the CO section of the database.
Two ropes, set of nuts, short ice screws.
|By Greg Sievers|
From: Estes Park, CO
Jul 3, 2008
This is often a full-value route. Ken Younge & I climbed it in early April 2003. Due to its aspect - East - it gets first light very early, and the snow conditions deteriorate quickly. Hit it during a cold snap, and be on it by 7am.
The initial pitches are challenging M4. I recall simul. climbing the upper sections.
It's a full day outting, but well worth the effort.