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Routes in Garden creek gap

Aiguille route T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a WI3 M6+ Mod. Snow PG13
Alpine Simulator T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b M4-5 Mod. Snow
Fear machine T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a M6+ C1 Steep Snow R
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Type: Trad, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine, 1200 ft, 7 pitches, Grade III
FA: E. Barnard & J. Giese
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Shared By: EB on Dec 22, 2008
Admins: Mike Engle

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Description

Located to the right(west) of the ice climb is a steep pyramid of rock approx 350ft tall; the Aiguille traverses in from thewest on mod snow and ascends the center of the pyramid. From the top of this a couple of easy mixed pitches leads to a short section of WI 3 ice. At the top another pitch of moderate mixed brings one to the big arching roof which is approx. 35ft long. Traverse into the roof and acrross through some intense traditional mixed climbing (M6+). a short pitch of moderate mixed brings one to the summit. A super classic route anywhere!

Location

Center of steep rock pyramid; west of ice route

Protection

Standard rack; doubles .5-# 3 BD, selection of pins

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