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Laceration

WI5-, Ice, 70 ft,  Avg: 3.1 from 9 votes
FA: Feb 18, 1997, Jim Lawyer, Tad Welch, Bill Widrig
New York > Adirondacks > Adirondack Ice… > D: Keene Valley… > Chapel Pond

Description

Forms as a thin, narrow sheet of ice in a left-facing corner. Go straight up the sheet to the trees. The going eases near the top, as the corner stemming improves.

Location

Right of the Power Play amphitheater, where the lake narrows towards the outlet, head into the trees and locate a sheer, hidden wall about 75' from the edge of the pond. The wall faces towards Crystal Ice Tower.

Protection

Short screws. When it's super thin, there's rock gear at the bottom. There's a fixed anchor on a tree at the top.

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A - Reunion<br>
B - Laceration<br>
C - Evisceration
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Laceration
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Climber on Laceration, about half-way up.
[Hide Photo] Climber on Laceration, about half-way up.