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Oil Slick 

WI2

   
Type:  Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 40'
Original: WI2 [details]
FA: David Miller, Evan Smith Nov '84
Season: Winter
Page Views: 154
Submitted By: Nick Weicht on Dec 25, 2016

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BETA PHOTO: This view is from inside the Bridalvail ice cave l...

Description 

This short route consistently freezes up and often makes for good bouldering due to the nice snowy landing and because if can form quite wide along the base of the climb. Start up the thicker section of this formation for 30' before the ice thins into a smear with a few moves left to the top. A couple moss picks and hooking alders will bring you to the top of the road cut and many thick alders to rappel off of or walk off on the left side of the cliff.

Location 

This route is located on the north end of the road cut that makes the Bridalvail Parking Lot.

Protection 

Ice Screws, sling alders for an anchor


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