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Mt. Evans - mixed, couloirs
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Silhouette 

WI6+ M9 R

   
Type:  Trad, Mixed, Ice, Alpine, 3 pitches, 480'
Original: WI6+ M9 R [details]
FA: Will Mayo, B. Collett, Oct. 2013
New Route: Yes
Season: Fall
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Submitted By: Ben Collett on Oct 30, 2013

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BETA PHOTO: A view of the last two pitches from the top of the...

Description 

Steep, pumpy, wild climbing with multiple free hanging daggers characterizes this route. The FA involved a remarkable onsight performance on the crux pitch from Will.

1) From the end of the raps, climb left into the gut of the gully and up a shield of funky, cauliflower ice to a belay left of the hangers at a fixed pin, 250 feet, WI3.

2) Launch up the overhanging crack system, climbing two wild free hanging daggers and finishing on a steep, thin pillar. After 100 feet, belay in a sheltered alcove with a fixed pin on the left. The rock is generally pretty well-protected, but the ice is a little run out, WI6+ M9 R.

3) Follow the ice to the top, past some thin or incomplete curtains, 130 feet, WI 5+ R.

Location 

This route lies on the left wall of the Black Wall Gully. Look for the line of hanging daggers.

Protection 

Screws, a single set of cams to #4 Camalot, nuts, and a few pins.


Photos of Silhouette Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: A view of the route from the bottom of the raps.  ...
BETA PHOTO: A view of the route from the bottom of the raps. ...
Rock Climbing Photo: View of the route in late June.
View of the route in late June.
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking up at the crux pitch.
BETA PHOTO: Looking up at the crux pitch.

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By Buff Johnson
Oct 31, 2013

Sick!!
By Rob Griz
From: Frisco
Nov 11, 2013

Nice work, boys, stellar line!