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Routes in Alcove/Pic of the Vic area to the Upper Bridge

Abridgement T WI4
Baby's Butt T WI4-5 M7
Bandelero TR WI4
Berserker T,TR WI4+
Camino TR WI3
Desperado T WI3-4
Dream Team T WI4 M5
Duncan's Delight T,TR WI5 R
Easter Rising T WI4-5 M8
Flamenco T WI4
Harderline T WI4-5 M9
Hardline T WI4-5 M8
Jesus Christ Built My Finger Crack T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b WI4 M6-7
L of Pocket Rocket T WI6 M5
Paranoia T,TR WI4-5
Pick o' the Vic T,TR WI4
Tangled Up In Blue T,TR WI3-4
Terminal Velocity T WI6
Tribe T WI4 M6
Verminator, The T,TR WI4
Whitt's World WI4-5
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Type: Trad, TR, Ice, 135 ft
FA: Kevin Donald, Chris Goplerude, Sandy Mah, and Ned Overend, 1976-77
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Shared By: Stuart Paul on Jan 2, 2008
Admins: Edward Medina, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Leo Paik, John McNamee

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Description [Edit]

One of the original seeping routes. A long, pleasant and moderate route that is classic of its grade.

Eds. this is now in the lead only area.

Location [Edit]

Meander up the ice features stopping to rest at obvious spots.

Protection [Edit]

Ice screws. Anchor from the trees at the NE side of the building.

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This route was first climbed during the winter of 1976-77 by Kevin Donald and International Alpine School students Chris Goplerude, Sandy Mah and Ned Overend. We rapped into the river, pulled our ropes and climbed back out. At the time, even though the climbing was moderate, it seemed like quite the keen adventure (even if somewhat contrived). This was pre-ice park and T-U-I-B was one of just a few continuous river to rim routes. We heard the song by Bob Dylan that evening at the Outlaw Bar in Ouray and decided on the name. Great times with great people. Cheers! Kevin Donald May 18, 2010
moderatehacker Hendrickson
Denver, Colorado
moderatehacker Hendrickson   Denver, Colorado
Was this the mountain biker Ned Overend???

I'll be darned--it was:

usacycling.org/where-are-th…

Got to meet Overend at a muddy buddy race in Denver back in '02--cool guy, now even cooler! Feb 17, 2016

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