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Crystal Balls 

WI3-4

   
Type:  Ice, 1 pitch, 30'
Original: WI3-4 [details]
FA: Bradley White 2/2013 (first recorded)
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: bradley white on Feb 20, 2013

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Neighborhood ice.

Description 

More serious than I thought. Climb the ice bulges or go left direct. I chose a bulge to a ramp to a chimney likeness of ice bulges then the pleaded like curtain crux at the top. The crux was bad ass steep with much kicking for my left foot placements, then finishing with tools in below freezing temperature leafy dirt. I did a high stepping out of there technique and got only the single crampon tip over the lip. That was good and plenty. It was done. No rope solo.

Location 

Top far right side beyond the '5.8 Crag' there is plenty more crag uphill. After the climb walk up to the traverse trail and go east back to the junction of the 5.8 Crag trail.

Protection 

Four screws and I probably would have used three.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Neighborhood hangout.
Neighborhood hangout.
Rock Climbing Photo: Is the picture tilted? What do I know. Probably a ...
Is the picture tilted? What do I know. Probably a ...

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