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Melt Out 

WI3

   
Type:  Ice, 3 pitches, 450', Grade III
Original: WI3 [details]
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Submitted By: BradLipovsky on Nov 26, 2012  with updates from Nick Sweeney

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Justin leading pitch two. Not as steep as this pi...

Description 

A great moderate climb, usually done in three pitches.

Park 4.5km North of the Beauty Creek Hostel. The climb is visible from the road, barely. Walk up a slightly graded (old road?) slope and gain the drainage. Descend climbers left.

Protection 

screws.

Descent: Rappel from trees on top and bolt anchors on the left side. Two 60m ropes are required to rappel.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Melt out 2017
Melt out 2017
Rock Climbing Photo: Just shy of the top of pitch 2
Just shy of the top of pitch 2
Rock Climbing Photo: Pitch 2
BETA PHOTO: Pitch 2
Rock Climbing Photo: View of Melt Out on the approach.
View of Melt Out on the approach.

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By Nick Sweeney
From: Spokane, WA
Dec 15, 2014
rating: WI3

Thin on the top pitch but that's what you get when you climb early in the season in warm weather! Great moderate intro to the Icefields Parkway.

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