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Routes in Georgetown Ice

I-70 Sickle T WI3-4
Type: Trad, Ice, 120 ft, 2 pitches
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Leo Paik on Mar 12, 2004
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Fun but is it legal? Curious? This is a south-facing ice route right off I-70 1 mi before the Silverplume exit. You can scope the 2nd pitch from Georgetown/Guanella pass road.

P1. 1st pitch is in an obvious pullout, probably a driver distraction. The ice is thinner than it looks. WI4-. Can walk off R.

P2. 2nd pitch is a broad curtain 40-80 ft WI3-4. Walk off R. Can get balmy.

Not sure about parking issues.

Protection

Ice screws. Stubbies or medium length for 1st pitch.

Toprope Protection

Trees for the 1st pitch. Trees/shrubs for the 2nd.

At the top of the LH flow, there is a new 2-bolt anchor.
G-123
Littleton
G-123   Littleton
WARNING: I received a ticket at the I 70 sickle not worth the hassle. I recommend just going to Silverton or Vail for that matter. Dec 18, 2009

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