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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
Type: Trad, TR, Ice, 135 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Stuart Paul on Jan 2, 2008
Admins: Edward Medina, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Another long moderate route above the upper bridge. Fun climbing with various bulges and alcoves to rest and shake out.

Location

Between Tangled Up in Blue and Pick o' the Vic.

Protection

Ice screws. Anchor from the trees.

Photos

Leo Paik
Westminster, Colorado
 
Leo Paik   Westminster, Colorado  
 
Trivia: in the 11th century, Vikings used Amanita muscaria, a hallucinogenic mushroom, to create "berserker" rages. They drank tea from this mushroom prior to battle to create the hallucinogenic sensation that they were becoming beg and strong and would even drink other's urine (which has at times even higher concentrations of the psychoactive metabolites) to get this effect. Apparently old Norse writings cite "then hold a wooden bowl to receive the urine, which they drank off greedily, as having still some virtue of the mushroom in it, and by this way they would also get drunk." May 8, 2010

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