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Routes in Mount Pisgah

Called on account of Rains T WI5+ R
Crazy Diamond T WI4+
Extensive Homology T WI5 PG13
Float like a butterfly(land like a tomato) T WI4+
Glass Menagerie T WI5
Last Gentleman T WI5
Mindbender T WI5+
Plug and Chug T WI5
Promenade, The T WI5+
Reign of Terror T WI5
Renormalization T WI4
Shaker Heights T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b WI5
Tablets Center, The T WI3-4
Tablets Left, The T WI3-4
Tablets Right, The T WI2-3
Twenty Below Zero gully T WI4+
Who's Who in Outer Space T WI5
Zephyr T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c WI3+
Type: Trad, Ice, 2 pitches, Grade II
FA: John Imbrie & Clint Cummins, December 27, 1977
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Shared By: Luc-514 on Feb 22, 2010 with updates
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Climb the first moderate pitch (WI3) to a good stance. Attack the upper section (WI4+). The top column does not always come in. This is one of the shorter climbs at Lake Willoughby, and was for years one of the more moderate. In recent years, however, it has seen some rockfall in the summer months. Be prepared for varying difficulties up high. That said, it now has an amazing set of climbable free-hangers (WI6-ish) on the right side of the main roof when it's not fully formed.


Located right of Extensive Homology past the tree line and just left of Zephyr.


Ice screws. Rap the route. Bring gear for v-threads.
Difficulties are condition dependent. Can be climbed in one pitch with a 70. Feb 21, 2016
i says what ted says Jan 11, 2015
Ted Sumers
Ted Sumers  
i think 4+ is a huge sandbag, even for willoughby! i climbed this in thin(ish) conditions; lead the first pitch (would give it wi4) and followed the second (easily wi5, maybe 5+). i'd followed glass menagerie a few days earlier and think this was substantially harder-- while glass menagerie had more sustained steep ice, it was also stemmable, whereas the crux pillar on diamond was super thin, straight vertical, and marginally protectable at best. Apr 9, 2013