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WI4 M4

Type:  Mixed, Ice, 35'
Original: WI4 M4 [details]
FA: unfinished
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Submitted By: Ryan Barber on Mar 8, 2013

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Chimney smears to ice mantle


Enter chimney with smearing and hooking and body wedging. Snag the ice and mantel. WI 3 ice to finish.

The chimney is not conductive for crampons and requires "smearing" on your spikes. A few minor slots and some back and shoulder technique needed to stay in chimney.

35+ degree temperatures, and ice most likely would have failed during mantle, so I took a controlled disengagement midway up chimney (about 7 feet off the deck)

Grade is a trajectory



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