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Thin As Ice 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 2 pitches, 130'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Perry Solmonson, Carl Tobin
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Submitted By: coldclimb on Jun 24, 2010

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Description 

Follows a line of bolts up a blank slab in the center of the face. Climb it in either one or two pitches (Usually two). Extra fun in the rain!

Location 

Scramble up the base of the Snowbird Slab and start on a low angle ledge of sorts. Head up the blank slab. To get down, either rappel with two ropes, make two rappels with one rope, or walk off.

Protection 

Bolts.
Two-bolt anchors on each pitch, the one at the top has chains.


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Rock Climbing Photo: The first half of the route. and the amazing view ...
The first half of the route. and the amazing view ...
Rock Climbing Photo: The top anchor on Thin As Ice.
The top anchor on Thin As Ice.
Rock Climbing Photo: could this photo be on this route? ca:1983 Im not ...
could this photo be on this route? ca:1983 Im not ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Mat on Thin as Ice
Mat on Thin as Ice

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By Andrew Krosbakken
Nov 28, 2010

Very unique route and very fun. Super slabby and zero holds haha
By Richard Shore
Aug 18, 2013

Leg pumping fun! All footwork - You can't crimp your way up this one. Link both pitches for full value. 12 draws needed if done this way.
By Dommelhiemer
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From: Anchorage
Jun 30, 2014

Watch out for the flexi-flake on pitch 2. Spicy!
By Mat Brunton
Aug 9, 2015

I'm not much of a slab climber, but that said, this is HANDS DOWN the hardest 5.10a I've been on. "Thin as Ice" is very descriptive. Leading it kicked my ass, and I wouldn't even know how to rate it...
By TFISHERAK
Jun 28, 2016

Definitely link both pitches. Makes for long, slabtabulous climb!

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