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Glen Ellis Falls 
Pinkham Cascade 

Glen Ellis Falls 

WI2 PG13

   
Type:  Ice, Alpine, 1 pitch
Original: WI2 PG13 [details]
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Season: After a SOLID freeze period.
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Submitted By: Matthew Rinard on Apr 8, 2009

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BETA PHOTO: Base of the falls.

Description 

Fun little climb. Crazy mix of water ice, cauliflower ice, and snow. You get a little bit of everything. Stay either far right or left, there is a lot of water running down the center. Once on top of the falls traverse left to where the path is and anchor to some trees, watch out for running water! It would be fairly easy to fall in, and the closer that you get to the center of the falls, the thinner the ice gets. Not the time to go for a swim.

Protection 

Couple of ice screws. Trees up top for belay. Wouldn't recommend top roping this route.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Climbing Glen Ellis Falls
BETA PHOTO: Climbing Glen Ellis Falls
Rock Climbing Photo: Right side start. You may have to dig a bit to get...
BETA PHOTO: Right side start. You may have to dig a bit to get...
Rock Climbing Photo: Racking up for the climb, watch out for areas of r...
BETA PHOTO: Racking up for the climb, watch out for areas of r...

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By E thatcher
From: Plymouth/ North Conway (NH)
Apr 8, 2009

That looks pretty awesome man. Reminds me of Swains Pillar in the Pool.