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Cold Storage 


Type:  Ice, 1 pitch, 40'
Original: WI4 [details]
FA: Cameron Burns & Benny Bach
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Submitted By: Eran Shileikis on Jan 29, 2007

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Cold Storage is the far left sheet of ice that packs a short and steep punch. This area is an excellent alternative to Loch Vale on crowded weekends. If you want fresh ice, you can find it here. Also, the Avalanche Danger is much lower here than at The Crypt. Approach is also shorter than The Crypt.


Hike up to the Loch. The obvious piece of ice up high to the North is "The Crypt". If you pan down and left, you will see the top of both "Cold Storage" and "Freezer Burn". They are best seen from the far the South side (center) of the lake (The Loch).


2 or 3 ice screws max. There is a tree at the top you can rap from, or you can walk off around the left side.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Cold Storage and Freezer Burn, November, 29, 2007....
BETA PHOTO: Cold Storage and Freezer Burn, November, 29, 2007....
Rock Climbing Photo: "Cold Storage" on 28 Jan 07.
BETA PHOTO: "Cold Storage" on 28 Jan 07.
Rock Climbing Photo: Leading "Cold Storage" on 28 Jan 07.
Leading "Cold Storage" on 28 Jan 07.

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By Camster (Rhymes with Hamster)
Apr 14, 2008

Uh, Benny Bach and I did the probable first ascent in the mid-1990s. Cam Burns
By Eran Shileikis
From: Dysfunctional, CO
Apr 14, 2008

Hey Cam, thanks for piping in! And thanks for putting these into your guide. Though they may not be 4-star climbs, I had a great time away from the crowds. I changed the FA info for ya. Cheers!

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