||Ice, Alpine, 2 pitches, 160'
|Original: ||WI3+ Mod. Snow [details]|
|FA: ||Stan Price, Jim Krudener. 1990|
|Season: ||mid Winter|
|Page Views: ||2,492|
|Submitted By: ||kirra on Feb 22, 2007|
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The k-man, Kenny G. on lead -photo: Aaron, coldfea...
Originally climbed as lower part of 'Slow Turning' these moderate pitches offer a variety of terrain as you climb up through a tight rock chimney. Depending upon conditions, I was told this route usually is quite wet but perhaps technique can offer up options (I remained relatively dry). Very fun ATC (all terrain climb) in both approach & climb. Considered to be one of the "easiest" approaches in the valley by comparison...heheh
Small non-descript pullouts beginning at 1.6-1.8 mi. from Ishawooa Mesa Trailhead. Park off road. Climb is in drainage canyon 'Slow Turning'.
Typical screws, bolts at top. Rap will require 2 ropes.
BETA PHOTO: Myself soloing P2 of Stringer - January 2014
Just past 'Stinger' on the first pitch of 'Slow Tu...
Stringer is sometimes a mixed route.
This was my brother (as well as my self) first mul...
Apr 4, 2008
Hi Pablo, If you didn't get to the hangers then you missed the final P. I did this climb but note photo was taken by Aaron & posted with permission. I asked him about the angle and confirmed route, his was better than mine and so chosen. Maybe climb it again & you'll see, Have fun ~k
By Mark Berreth
From: Wenatchee, WA
Nov 14, 2008
The photo of Kenny definitely isn't on Stringer... unless there's a different stringer climb in the valley. This climb, at least when I climbed it, was definitely thin the entire way. The widest part to climb was maybe 15 feet wide. Great climb though!
Once you get to the anchors there's a bunch of fun easy climbing farther up. Pretty fun just to screw around on.
Feb 11, 2010
Mark - speak to Kenny & Aaron if you have any doubts. Get back to me if any corrections are necessary, thanks -Kirra