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Trailside Slabs 

WI2

   
Type:  Ice, 1 pitch, 90'
Original: WI2 [details]
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Season: Dec - Feb
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Submitted By: Jay Harrison on Dec 10, 2009

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Description 

Climb the low-angle ice slab to the short headwall. Several means of passing this are possible, ranging from WI1 escape to R or L to WI3 over the steepest section.
The lower slab is little more than a WI1 scramble.
Sunshine hits the headwall hard, sending down significant chunks of ice. Do this one early if at all.
The low-angle slab is often a snow-slog. This one isn't recommended, though it's not quite a bomb.

Location 

A few minutes farther up the summit trail from Tablerock Corner, at a low-angle slab leading to a short, steep headwall lying a few yards off the trail.

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