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Ice Hose 

WI3-4

   
Type:  Ice, 1 pitch, 60'
Original: WI3-4 [details]
FA: March, 1985
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Submitted By: Woodchuck ATC on Jan 25, 2010

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A body width in size. Bottom section needed some c...

Description 

Location doesn't matter because this canyon has been closed to climbing for many years now. A one year formation, not seen for a long time. Thin moves, careful chips and pockets so not to dislodge this thin ice from the wall.

Location 

Sorry. It is in the park.

Protection 

Toproped only


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By Alex A
Feb 22, 2010

If, these is the one think it is, I've lead it, it was in better shape then, it's in the lower canyon close to the river, shame it's closed, do to rescue issues,
By Woodchuck ATC
Dec 9, 2016

No, I don't 'think you climbed it unless you hit it in '85,the only year it appeared.,,that 'lower close to the river' could mean Hennipen canyon which has a massive waterfall down by river, or maybe you mean the 'ice dagger', a formation down French Canyon, closer to river than the main canyon low angle ice. All of these are now closed to use. This pic is a formation that has always been in a canyon with closure restrictions since Feb. 1980