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Glass Menagerie

WI5, Ice, 2 pitches, Grade III,  Avg: 3.9 from 19 votes
FA: Tim Rouner, Chip Lee, Februay 18, 1977
Vermont > Vermont Ice &… > Lake Willoughby > Mt Pisgah

Description

Glass Menagerie is Amazing! Everything you want in a climb. The second pitch in typical Willoughby fashion is steep. There is a good belay cave to protect the belayer a few feet right roughly halfway up. Belay on screws.

Location

Beautiful buttress type formation right of Twenty Below Gully, the bottom section can be thin on the right side.

Protection

Screws. Look for slung trees to rap off from at the top. I believe that with 2 70 meters we came up just shy of the ground with stretch.

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Mount Pisgah February 16, 2014
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Twenty Below Zero Gully and Glass Menagerie
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Gray Watkins headed out
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That's me with Matt Palma on belay.
[Hide Photo] That's me with Matt Palma on belay.
Pitch 2 is steep but has good features - pretty easy to pro for hard 5
[Hide Photo] Pitch 2 is steep but has good features - pretty easy to pro for hard 5
long sustained column, photo taken from Twenty Below Zero
[Hide Photo] long sustained column, photo taken from Twenty Below Zero