||Trad, Ice, Alpine, 4 pitches, 600', Grade III
|Original: ||WI4 [details]|
|FA: ||Chris Hassig, 1979|
|Page Views: ||379|
|Submitted By: ||bradley white on Aug 10, 2009|
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Climb the thick narrow yellow strip of ice while it's there before the winter sun melts it away. High exposure sustained (WI3) with a few bulges (WI4). It looks like a giant hanging goober.
I haven't climbed it.
Western side of Owl's Head cliff. The flow forms usually early in the winter during a cold high pressure system after a wet snow and rain storm.
Protection is ice screws and dependent upon conditions and temperature whether the screws are adequate safety or not.