Sickle on a Stick
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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...
Getting ready to climb this crazy pillar.
The victorious me. At the TOP!! Better luck next t...
BETA PHOTO: Lincoln Falls from the base. The upper pillar is i...
Stemming on some nice ice.
Dec. 13, 2011 picked out pillar.
|Comments on Sickle on a Stick
|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.
|By phil broscovak|
From: Boo-older, Co.
Dec 24, 2008
I agree with Leo.
Path of least impact.