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Routes in Hallett Peak - mixed/ice

Analysis Paralysis T M6
Booby Trap T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c M4-5 PG13
Bullett T WI3 M6
Cleft, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c M4 R
Dodging the Bullet T WI4 M4
East Ridge 4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b
Englishman's Route M5-6
Great Dihedral to Upper Buttress M4-5
Hallett Chimney, AI5 M5 T M5+
Left of Cleft M4
Ms. Inferno T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b V3 6A M7 PG13
North Face Direct M2-3
Ricochet T M5-6 PG13
Slit, The T M5-6
Tyndall Gully
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Type: Trad, Mixed, Alpine, 120 ft, 2 pitches
FA: unknown (S. Towne/C. Mason?)
Page Views: 142 total, 13/month
Shared By: Captain America on Feb 2, 2017
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Ricochet starts with vertical to overhanging M5/M6 and eases off a bit with a runout section that leads to a large roof. I belayed here. The roof goes at around M7 (my second Chris went up it directly), but I am not sure of protection as I traversed easier ground to the left and belayed at a tree above, perhaps 40m with both pitches.

The line likely meets Center Route or Finch Route and continues to the top of Hallett. We did 2 more pitches and abseiled from another tree higher up due to time. It is best climbed in cold conditions as frozen turf can be used on upper part of route.

Location

It is located on the lower Hallett buttress about 200’ left of Bullett but right of start of Center Route and Finch Route. It ascends a big, gently overhung dihedral capped with a roof.

Protection

Standard alpine rack to #3 Camalot, and no pins were used.

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