|Hoosier Pass/Lincoln Fall
This is a very nice thin fun column to climb. This column is located on the right portion of the ice at Lincoln falls. This is a 1 pitch climb about 80-100 feet, and can be lead or toproped from chains above the route.
There are bolts and chains above this route for a toprope. I would recommend bringing 30 feet of webbing because the bolts are set back pretty far back from the route.
BETA PHOTO: The pillar in full form. Was rotten on the right s...
Stemming on some nice ice.
Getting ready to climb this crazy pillar.
BETA PHOTO: Lincoln Falls from the base. The upper pillar is i...
The victorious me. At the TOP!! Better luck next t...
Dec. 13, 2011 picked out pillar.
|Comments on Sickle on a Stick
|By B. Smith|
Jan 13, 2014
Some large fractures are beginning to develop near the top of this pillar. Looks good still, but be cautious!
|By Andy Hansen|
From: Longmont, Colorado
Feb 16, 2014
There is a fist-size, horizontal fracture around entire column at the top. I wouldn't climb this anytime soon. The WI3 to the left of this is in and the ice is great. The WI4 to the right of Sickle is also pretty chandeliered and delicate looking.
|By Anonymous Coward|
Nov 9, 2005
Toproping a pillar like that is lame!! You beat the hell out of it, and when someone want to lead it, it's crap!
|By Leo Paik|
From: Westminster, Colorado
Nov 10, 2005
With all due respect AC, some of us chicken-shit ice leaders (like me) bash the ice up quite a bit more if we lead than TR lines. Getting secure placements to move up on lead means more ice damage than delicate placements with the security of a TR.