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Everywhere's a route! TR 

Everywhere's a route! 

WI3-4

   
Type:  TR, Ice, Alpine, Grade II
Original: WI3-4 [details]
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Submitted By: DCrane on Aug 15, 2016

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Nice vertical wall alongside a 30 ft waterfall. dc...

Description 

The root Glacier offers many summer ice climbing options, and as it is glacier ice it is constantly changing. I found numerous possible climbing areas that could be set as top-ropes or lead within the first 1/2 mi hiking up from the toe of the glacier.

Location 

All over!

Protection 

ice screws


Photos of Everywhere's a route! Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Fins of ice on the Root Glacier. dcranephoto.com
Fins of ice on the Root Glacier. dcranephoto.com
Rock Climbing Photo: Blue pool on the lower Root Glacier
Blue pool on the lower Root Glacier

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By Dommelhiemer
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From: Anchorage
Aug 31, 2016

When setting up top ropes I'd suggest v threads, saw most of the guides using ice screws, this can be okay if you check them every laps, bu weighted won't last long.