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Vinnyfun add on birthday tour  Sucess!


fun side trip with Oyvind and Joe while skiing the birthday tour.

Posted Jul 30, 2017 4:24 pm

RomaKFun couloir climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 16, 2015


Went up with a big group. Very low snow year. Parts of the upper couloir were melted out already. We had 2nd ice tools along just in case, but we kept them in our packs. It was about 45 degrees and mostly snow (with a short 10-15 foot section of ice). Very straightforward cramponing up. Fun day in the mountains!
Posted Jun 3, 2015 8:39 pm

BuckarooFun Solo  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 27, 1994


Right after the road opened. Nice sunny day. Moderate route when it's full of snow, gets more difficult when the chockstone melts out.
Posted Nov 3, 2012 1:19 am

Vertigo soulSecondary option  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 15, 2011

Vertigo soul

Dito what gcap said. At least I had my skis for the descent!
Posted Jun 30, 2011 12:47 pm

gcapbackup route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 15, 2011


uneventful slog up the sw couloir. attempted Beckey on Liberty, but snowing and too cold. beautiful area. with lutty and vertigo soul.
Posted Jun 26, 2011 10:15 pm

lukicGreat Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 9, 2008


Great outing in ideal conditions. Firm snow on the way up from the hairpin, icy snow in the couloir, and soft snow for the descent. With such firm snow in the couloir, we didn't rope up, but a second tool was nice.
Posted May 9, 2008 10:44 pm

jordansahlsfun  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 19, 2007


was a lot of fun. The upper couloir was really iced out and delaminated, got a little spicy.
Posted May 19, 2007 9:25 pm

alpinerackAwesome!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 6, 2007


What a fun day! Great moderate route, had a couple of newbies with me. Used a couple pickets and some small rock gear.
Posted May 10, 2007 2:24 am

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