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Routes in Arpa Gorge

CCCP Falls WI4+
It's all in the Approach WI2+
Little Drip WI2
Type: Ice, 200 ft, 4 pitches, Grade II
FA: Jared Nielson / Sean Walker
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Shared By: Jared Nielson on Feb 6, 2012

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P1 - WI2, 15 meters. P2 - WI4+, 30 meters. P3 - WI3, 20 meters. P4 WI4-, 30 Meters.


Continue Northeast 5.7 km up the wannabe paved road turn left at the bridge into the fish hatchery. Drive through the fish hatchery continue along the dirt road to the first hairpin turn. Pull off and park. Note: depending on snow pack a four wheel drive vehicle may be necessary to reach this parking point. Hike up the drainage 200 meters to the base of CCCP Falls.

Protection / Decent

P1 - Ice Screws, P2 - Ice Screws to a two bolt Belay at the base of the large boulder left of the drainage, P3 - Ice Screws to a two bolt belay on the large boulder in the middle of the drainage. P4 - Ice Screws to a shrub/tree on the right side of the top out. To the left of the top out there is a narrow gully, there is a two bolt rappel station, the other pitches can be rappelled using the belay stations.