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WI4 M6

Type:  Trad, Mixed, Ice, 1 pitch, 40'
Original: WI4 M6 [details]
FA: Erik Rieger, Brett Baekey
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Submitted By: erik rieger on Jan 14, 2015

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Erik Rieger leading Green Disease. Photo by Brett ...


A great pillar (WI4) if it’s touching down (needs more than a week or two of cold temps). Otherwise, climb the overhung left-facing corner/roof to the right of the hanging dagger and pull onto the ice where the seam ends (M6). This is a great little trad mixed climb and it sews up well with a micro cam and finger-sized gear. At the top of the ice pillar, finish left up the corner/gully.



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By erik rieger
From: Ridgway, CO
Nov 27, 2015

I don't live in CT and never have my bolt kit when visiting, but I would encourage someone to establish a bolted anchor about 8 feet above and right of the ice, finishing up the arete. The upper cliff above the arete, is way too sharp to belay/lower over, so the anchor has to be placed below the lip. One protection bolt should probably be placed too. There's a low cam but it's kind of runout finishing that way currently. There are good clipping holds. Grade's the same.

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