Wankers in the Kingdom
WI5 M5+ A0 R
||Trad, Aid, Mixed, Ice, 3 pitches, 300', Grade III
|Consensus: ||WI5 M5+ A0 [details]|
|FA: ||Jake Swan and Andy Tuthill (possibly)|
|New Route: ||Yes|
|Season: ||Climbed in thin ice conditions on 01/27/08. Would be more reasonable with|
|Page Views: ||1,275|
|Submitted By: ||Andy Tuthill on Jan 30, 2008|
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BETA PHOTO: Aerial view of Marshfield Ledge on 01/04/08 showin...
Route climbed 1/27/08. P1: Climb short ice gully 4+ then scramble up and left. P2: Move up easy mixed ground, then traverse right to base of final ice. P3: Climb short ice hose, mixed traverse right (M6 & A0) to thin detached ice 5+, then easier mixed chimney to top.(Difficulties are due to current lack of ice. Previous ascents??)
Marshfield Ledge, left side of central prow. Descend in two rappels. The final ice pitch is about 150' left of the overhanging sport climbing wall, and 50 ft right of the Proud and Free crack.
Basic small rack of cams and nuts. 8-10 screws featuring shorties.
Jake Swan topping out on Wankers in the Kingdom, M...
Andy Tuthill traversing to final ice section on Wa...