Type: Mixed, Ice, 90 ft (27 m)
FA: Lowe?
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Shared By: Brad Grohusky on Jan 18, 2010
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC

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Description

Start about 20 feet right of Designator. Work up rock steps to an obvoius rock corner. Ice drips usually help movement upward. Stoppers, smaller cams, a fixed pin and screws lead to a restful ledge. BG has climbed this route with twin doubles and also a single line. Be very careful of rope drag and use long runners. From ledge, place a smaller TCU in perfect crack and rest. The scary part is about to begin. Clip to old pins as you turn up from ledge. Vertical cracks and horizontal pockets lead to next angle pin. Now move up and then left to frozen ice. Usually a nice willow log to jam foot into as one pulls onto ice.

Location

20 to 30 feet right of Designator. The bolt up high is the first clip on Somnambulist.

Protection

Trad gear of cams to #2 Camalot, stopper, stubbies and screws. Long runners. Single or double? I will let the crowd decide.

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