Avg: 2 from 1 vote
|Type:||Mixed, Ice, 300 ft, 4 pitches|
|FA:||B. Kiessel, T. Ferrell, B. Gardner, I. Allison|
|Page Views:||493 total, 10/month|
|Shared By:||Ben Kiessel on Jan 19, 2014|
|Admins:||Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac|
DescriptionThis route climbs two variations to 'Seven Year Itch'.
There are 4 steps on 'Seven Year Itch'. Steps 2 and 3 usually form. Steps 1 and 4 don't always form.
Pitch 1: Look for bolts to the right of the ice on the first step. Climb up and left to the bolt with gear. Traverse left to another bolt and the up past another bolt to a tree belay, M7+, 50'
Pitch 2: Climb the ice on the second step. Then slog up the the third step and climb that as well. Belay at a tree, WI 3+, 230'
Walk up to the overhanging rock looking for bolts to start pitch 3.
Pitch 3: Start left of the first bolt climbing up then right. Follow the bolts a bolted anchor on a ledge under the big roof. M8+, 60'.
Pitch 4: Traverse right on the ledge to a bolt in the roof. Continue onto the ice and to the top of the climb, WI 4+ 120'
Pitches 2 and 4 can be split up.
Descent: rappel the route with a single 70 meter rope.