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Upper Solstice Couloir
9-Sept-2006: Looking up the Solstice Couloir. At this point the angle was about 45-50 degrees. Fortunately there were various rock islands for taking breaks :)


The easiest climbing looked to be in the center. I went left, which culminated in something that felt like 65+ degrees. To the right (not visible in this image) was something that looked a bit overhanging, probably the remains of a cornice.

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forjanWell done

forjan

Voted 10/10

Yet another couloir I'm missing this year. The Solstice doesn't shape up very often. Oh well.....
Posted Sep 12, 2006 12:50 am

rhyangRe: Well done

rhyang

Hasn't voted

Thanks Miguel ! It was fun climbing and good neve. I bet it will be in shape for a while yet.

Sounds like you guys had a pretty decent day in the Palisades !
Posted Sep 12, 2006 1:06 am

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rhyangSubmitted by rhyang
on Sep 11, 2006 3:13 am

Image ID: 224790
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Object Title: Upper Solstice Couloir

Image Type(s): Ice Climbing, Alpine Climbing