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MattKNice  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 6, 2013

MattK

Not much ice. Some nice dry tooling.
Posted May 31, 2013 12:51 pm

Ted EliasonShort and Sketchy  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 5, 2011

Ted Eliason

One section of very sketchy, difficult to protect verglass in the center of the slot above the lower couloir. Other than that, greate snow and fun AI/WI3 pitch at the top of the slot. Pickets, stopers, cams and one ice screw.
Posted Jun 6, 2011 9:33 pm

noahs213Great Climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 23, 2010

noahs213

Pretty easy if you ask me. WI2 and the mixed climbing was not that hard at all in the conditions I was in. The ice was to soft to trust a screw but it was sinker! The last pitch was not the crux in my opinion. It was the pitch before that. I lead it and there were a couple contrictions that were a bit umm.... balancy with the pack on.

The exposure was awesome though! A great lead too.
Posted May 24, 2010 3:10 pm

JonWGreat Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 30, 2011

JonW

From May 30, 2010:
Very filled in compared to last year. No mixed section and very little ice. I remembered it being much more awkward and interesting.

From May 8, 2010:
Definitely get some beta before you go. We did it with very little ice and very deep, soft snow. Still fun, but a lot more work than it needed to be.
Posted May 20, 2010 7:46 pm

Mike NMartha  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 8, 2010

Mike N

Mostly steep snow with 2 ice cruxes that were not hard but "balancey".
Posted May 10, 2010 9:59 am

astrobassmanGood day in RMNP  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 11, 2010

astrobassman

A long, but successful and satisfying day. The ice was mostly melted out at the cruxes, which made for a more difficult climb. Simul climbed the first two pitches, then belayed 3 more pitches, one of which was a cold hanging belay in a constriction with ice being dumped on me the whole pitch. Learned not to ever set a belay in such a spot. Probably the best way up Mt. Lady Washington.
Posted Apr 12, 2010 6:19 pm

rockrat2awesome climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 6, 2010

rockrat2

Made it but a very long day, not great condition on the route but getting better. Was there a couple weeks ago and it was even worse than this trip.
Posted Feb 7, 2010 12:40 pm

WBradshawClimbed Martha Today  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 31, 2009

WBradshaw

Martha is OUT. Both of the steps are now 80%+ wet Rock.
Posted May 31, 2009 7:38 pm

PivvayMartha to summit  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 21, 2009

Pivvay

Ice rotting but still fun
Posted May 24, 2009 9:01 pm

cushmanMelted Out  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 21, 2008

cushman

Did the "thin right start" to gain the snowfield, this was dry. All ice sections are gone and water is flowing down the entire route. By-passed the crux by climbing the face and bulge to the right of the black rock at the crux. Probably wasn't easier, but at least it was dry. Got to play alpine Jenga the whole way up.
Posted Jun 22, 2008 9:29 pm

Foxy Long BottomsWI Slush  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 17, 2008

Foxy Long Bottoms

Fun time on Marthas. I expected and hoped for more ice but even without it, the route met my expectations. As of 5/17 the crux on P4 was melting and slushy in spots. You can get 1 good screw in that "might" hold you if you biffed. Any other placements are nothing more than head pieces. Fortunately the technical section on the route is only 20' or so. In another week or 2 the ice will be gone so go get it!
Posted May 19, 2008 10:00 am

zenalpinistRe: WI Slush  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 17, 2008

zenalpinist

Heh. Well, by the time you guys got on everything, it was definitely slushing up. It was much better for Andy and I at the lead; and we felt we were off by about an hour of prime time as it was (needed to be earlier). Snow in the Apron needs more consolidation; it was a hard crust on sugar. I'll put up a comparison shot of what 3 weeks and 2+ new feet of snow does for this climbs crux. Good to meet you and Tim up there, pleasant surprise.
Posted May 19, 2008 11:36 am

shanahan96maiden ice voyage  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 17, 2008

shanahan96

climbed my first technical ice couloir(led also)! lots of fun and the crux was nerve-racking and thrilling at the same time. new niche forming?

jamie
Posted May 18, 2008 8:26 pm

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