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Mini-Pinnacle 2 

WI2

   
Type:  Ice, 2 pitches, 200'
Original: WI2 [details]
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Submitted By: Dan Flynn on Jan 27, 2016

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BETA PHOTO: Mini-Pinnacle 2

Winter climbing/hiking/mountaneering requires a permit

Description 

This seems to be the standard warmup climb, and if weather is really bad might be the only thing you can do! If so, really a pretty fun little climb.

Looking from Chimney Pond, look at the left-most flows along Pamola cliffs. This is the second in from the left, with a prominent right-leaning slab at the start.

P1 Up right, over some bulges, belay in a little cave off of screws.
P2 Straight up to the top.

Rap down off of V-threads or manky old gear. Or apparently walk off to the left.

Location 

Best-looking flow at the left-hand side of Pamola cliffs. Approach using the Dudley trail, then bushwhack uphill to the start.

Protection 

Screws


Photos of Mini-Pinnacle 2 Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Mini-Pinnacle 2 close-up
BETA PHOTO: Mini-Pinnacle 2 close-up
Rock Climbing Photo: Don on P1
Don on P1
Rock Climbing Photo: Psyched to be on the ice.
Psyched to be on the ice.

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By Kurtz
Feb 13, 2016
rating: WI2-3

Rapping off MP2 can be tricky. There is currently a large block slung with rope and rapp rings at the very top of P2. Since this point is much higher than 60 meters, you'll need to choose an intermediate point for the second rappel. Getting back to the P1 belay in the cave is a bit sketchy since P2 traverses pretty far to the left, but that's what we did since there was a nice V-thread in the cave. We bypassed a more temporary looking slung horn about 20m below the top because we weren't sure we could reach the bottom from it.
By Ryan Gibbs
Mar 28, 2016
rating: WI2+

70m half/twin ropes were used and got us to the ground from the slung block in 1 rappel.

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