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YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c Steep Snow

Type:  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: mountainproject.com/v/colorado...

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.

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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.
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