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Weeping Wall (aka Pokey Gonzales Goes Ice Climbing) 

WI3

   
Type:  TR, Ice, 40'
Original: WI3 [details]
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Submitted By: Gokul on Jan 10, 2010  with updates from Gokul

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Mike Ganley leading on "Pokey Gonzales goes I...

Description 

This is the wall to the right of Stephens Falls. In a good year the whole wall ices up, but usually there are at least a couple lines to be had on the wall. The most reliable is a line just to the left of some fallen trees.

Protection 

Pro depends on conditions, but you can usually get a couple of short screws in. Take a piece of webbing (or really long cord) to sling some trees for the top anchor.


Photos of Weeping Wall (aka Pokey Gonzales Goes Ice Climbing) Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Andy Hansen. Leading "Pokey Gonzales Goes Ice...
Andy Hansen. Leading "Pokey Gonzales Goes Ice...
Rock Climbing Photo: Jon E on lead
Jon E on lead
Rock Climbing Photo: Finally thick enough to solo, conditions as of 03/...
BETA PHOTO: Finally thick enough to solo, conditions as of 03/...
Rock Climbing Photo: 02/22/14 Conditions - thin, but climbable.
BETA PHOTO: 02/22/14 Conditions - thin, but climbable.
Rock Climbing Photo: Conditions as of February 16, 2014.  Only the far ...
BETA PHOTO: Conditions as of February 16, 2014. Only the far ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Mike Ganley leads with Andy Hansen on belay. The p...
Mike Ganley leads with Andy Hansen on belay. The p...
Rock Climbing Photo: from below
from below
Rock Climbing Photo: I believe this is Pokey from the best I can tell/r...
I believe this is Pokey from the best I can tell/r...
Rock Climbing Photo: Hoofers shot
BETA PHOTO: Hoofers shot

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By Chris treggE
Administrator
From: Madison, WI
Jan 13, 2010

Moved this route to this area. Thank Nick, I missed this when it was posted. Nice shot! You should submit a larger version.
By Andy Hansen
From: Longmont, Colorado
Jan 20, 2010
rating: WI3

I climbed this on Thursday the 14th. The ice was soft and a great height to learn technique and do some leading. When the falls freezes this area does not and when this area freezes the falls does not. Interesting. Fun 1st climb.
By Tradoholic
Jan 21, 2011

The right wall had two wimpy lines today, no good spots for screws. The falls itself was really wet but climbable.

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