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Vail Colorado 1996


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Wow!! Great shot
Posted May 18, 2007 3:08 pm

Ejnar FjerdingstadFantastic

Ejnar Fjerdingstad

Voted 10/10

ice climb!
Posted May 19, 2007 11:01 am

Ice Man Jerry VanRe: Fantastic

Ice Man Jerry Van

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Thank you Ejnar I tried to email you some more pictures but the email would not pass on. So I am just going to put more on Summit Post
Posted May 20, 2007 11:24 am

stinkycheezman33this photo


Voted 10/10

is incredible! looks like a blast...
Posted Aug 22, 2007 9:30 am

Ice Man Jerry VanRe: this photo

Ice Man Jerry Van

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This is a classic Colorado Ice climb . I first lead it in 1996 and try to lead it when ever it is in It is near Vail Colorado
Posted Aug 22, 2007 8:18 pm



Voted 10/10

This is truly one of the greatest ice climbing shots ever! Must have been quite a rush to climb it !
Posted Aug 27, 2007 7:20 pm

Ice Man Jerry VanRe: Unreal!

Ice Man Jerry Van

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It was quite a rush almost took a fall while I was climbing it . Sent you a PM about it. Hope you enjoy it.
Posted Aug 27, 2007 10:09 pm

tigerlillysooooo cool!


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So beautiful! I love this shot.
Posted Aug 31, 2007 2:37 pm

Ice Man Jerry VanI have had more fun

Ice Man Jerry Van

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Climbing that climb than any other ice climbs. Well lets just say it rates high up on my list of fun classic Ice climbs.
Posted Aug 31, 2007 7:03 pm



Voted 10/10

I've always wondered how do those things form like that? Great Shot!
Posted Oct 28, 2007 2:46 pm

Ice Man Jerry VanNature it is amazing

Ice Man Jerry Van

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Just picture a stalagtite and a stalagmite forming.Just speed it up with water and cold tempatures and warm temps. That area around Vail has some amazing ice formations along with rock routes and you have some classic mixed routes in Colorsdo.
Posted Oct 28, 2007 5:07 pm



Voted 10/10

More than 10!
Posted Nov 29, 2007 7:28 am

Ice Man Jerry VanRe: 10!

Ice Man Jerry Van

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Thank you for your rating and extra rating. I enjoy this climb every time I climb it. It was my third ice climb in Colo. to lead. That was the winter of 1996. For a short ice climb it was quite the adventure. I was almost to the top of the climb was 30feet from my last ice screw placment when my left ice axe placment came loose causing me to loose my crampoon front point placements, which caused me to swing around hanging from my right ice axe which did hold me or I would have taken a 60 foot fall. I was able to get some better placments and another ice screw in. Then finish the climb with no more mishaps
Posted Jun 15, 2008 11:23 am



Voted 10/10

Great shot and scarey looking climb! :)
Posted Dec 14, 2007 11:18 am

Ice Man Jerry VanRe: Wow!

Ice Man Jerry Van

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At times it can be scarey to climb and then other times somewhat eaiser. But always one to respect
Posted Jun 15, 2008 11:25 am

tanyaRe: Wow!


Voted 10/10

You get my respect for climbing that thing. ;)
Posted Jun 18, 2008 9:28 am

NoonduelerMan, that's...


Voted 10/10

a great shot!!
Posted Feb 12, 2009 11:14 pm

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Ice Man Jerry VanSubmitted by Ice Man Jerry Van
on May 18, 2007 2:03 pm

Image ID: 294121
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Lat/Lon: 32.84000°N / 113.91°W
Object Title: The Fang

Image Type(s): Ice Climbing