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Unknown Moffat Ice 

WI3-4

   
Type:  Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 25'
Consensus: WI3 [details]
FA: an elk
Season: winter
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Submitted By: Leo Paik on Dec 21, 2002

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Mikey on the ice.

Description 

Park at the tunnel.

Per Ken Trout: the approach has changed. First hike up the main trail until past the fence. Then take the obvious left.

Ice should be visible up and on the left. Wallow up snow through trees to the blue ice. There is 20-25 feet of vertical curtain with a cave on the right. It is fun, short ice but in a beautiful setting. Walk off right. Beware of brittle ice, I broke a pick here. There is more ice around here for those with good noses. Some will not find this worth the effort...ah often there is solitude on weekdays.

Protection 

Ice screws.

Toprope Protection 

Ice screws and slings.


Photos of Unknown Moffat Ice Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Sweet solo!
Sweet solo!
Rock Climbing Photo: Conditions on 12-6-02.
BETA PHOTO: Conditions on 12-6-02.
Rock Climbing Photo: Ben from a trip in Dec. '02.
Ben from a trip in Dec. '02.
Rock Climbing Photo: Crowd control. 2/23/2013.
Crowd control. 2/23/2013.

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By TBD
Sep 4, 2003

Can be crowded on the weekends.

WI 3-
By Ken Trout
From: Golden, CO
Dec 28, 2013

Rock Climbing Photo: Moffat Tunnel Pillar, 12/27/2013.
Moffat Tunnel Pillar,
12/27/2013.

The approach has changed. First hike up the main trail until past the fence. Then take the obvious left.

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