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6-February-2005: K....
6-February-2005: K. Chaltikian leading a line on the Main Wall (WI4). There is a belay station with bolts and a rappel biner just above the bulge in the center. We traversed and climbed to the left (he used rock pro on the traverse). Less than 1.5 pitches with a 60m rope.

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DraggerWI4...

Dragger

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Congrats Rob!
Posted Feb 7, 2005 12:41 pm

rhyangRe: WI4...

rhyang

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Thanks Carolyn ! Here is part of the conversation from that climb after cleaning a couple of screws :



Me: "Waaaah ! I'm so !@#$%^ pumped ! Lower me please !"



K: "I can't hear yooooou .... whaaaat, you're pumped ? Just hang there and shake out !! (chuckle)"



Me: "Uh, ok ..." (huff, puff)



Definitely learned a few things about resting on that one. Afterwards we went back and toproped that section - still freaking hard, but at least I didn't have to hang.

Posted Feb 7, 2005 12:51 pm

Martin CashRe: WI4...

Martin Cash

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Good stuff. I agree that it is much harder to second a pitch than TR it. Handing by one tool while you take out the screw gives a good pump on steep ice! It is great practice for leading that grade though.



Nice pic!
Posted May 17, 2005 6:18 pm

rhyangRe: WI4...

rhyang

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Thanks Martin. You have some great action shots too. Definitely enjoyed that recent trip report.
Posted May 18, 2005 1:35 pm

junoiceclimberNothing like the sharp end on big ice!

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Thanks for all your work on SP. Check out Juneau Ice Climbing attached to your forum and see what you think. Thanks alot and keep it cold.
Posted Apr 17, 2009 4:04 pm

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on Feb 7, 2005 5:32 am

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