Type: Ice, 30 ft (9 m)
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Russ Ricketts on Nov 23, 2006
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Access Issue: Mount Charleston Wilderness Area Details

the other ice...

Approach as per Big Falls.
Climb the goat trail to the left of the falls , gaining the large bowl above. The ice is not very big, but forms up before anything else on the mountain.
We climbed here on new years day 2006.
Not a drop of new snow had falled all year, yet a massive snowfield remained from the previous winter.
No ice was visible, but I hiked up to where is usually is and was shocked and delighted to find a really, really frozen waterfall guarded by a 50 foot high overhanging moat of frozen alpine ice.
We set a toprope on this sunny and steep-esque feature and ran laps all day!
Prehaps the most rare, crazy ice of my life!!!!