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Spiral Staircase 

WI3+

   
Type:  Ice, 2 pitches, 250', Grade II
Original: WI3+ [details]
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Season: December to early April
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Submitted By: bricepollock on Mar 26, 2017

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Description 

P1 - WI3: Keep between the left end of the ice and the farthest left exposed rock section in the ice. Move diagonally right up the ice. Make screw anchor just before the steep section leading up to the cave or climb it and anchor in the cave off slings (supposedly also bolts).

P2 - WI3+ Climb up just left of the cave on some exposed and rather steep ice. After reaching top it mellows out quickly. Create a natural anchor.

Descent: Walk off to the left

Location 

Start on the far left of the Main wall.

Protection 

Standard ice screw rack and some slings for cave and natural anchor at top


Photos of Spiral Staircase Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The cave. See slings in there.
BETA PHOTO: The cave. See slings in there.
Rock Climbing Photo: Starting off the route from our first anchor
Starting off the route from our first anchor
Rock Climbing Photo: The route
BETA PHOTO: The route

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