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millsThe Sting - Grade WI4

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North Wales is currently in great conditions has been for the last two weeks and forecasted for another two weeks. This is very rare and hopefuly will last a bit longer :)
Posted Jan 5, 2010 7:54 pm

millsRe - Awsome

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Cheers TacoDelRio, hope to get out tomorrow `Wednesday`.
As it`s snowed quite a lot on the hills it`ll have to be ice climbing, avalanche dangers on the gullies !
Posted Jan 6, 2010 2:49 pm

junoiceclimberStellar Ice Dweller!!

junoiceclimber

Voted 10/10

This is a fantastic looking climb. To me it looks like the crux is up there to the right of the upper alcove. Very aesthetic picture. Makes me googly for a good pitch!
Posted Jan 6, 2010 3:42 pm

millsRe-Stellar Ice Dweller!!

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Hi there, your right about where the crux is, it`s a two pitch route forshortrned as usual as photos from the belay does not show how steep or long the route is ! thanks.
Posted Jan 7, 2010 12:25 pm

NanulsNice

Nanuls

Voted 10/10

Great stuff Mills, this is on Clogwyn y Geifr right?

I was up in Cwm Cneifion in Sunday, superb conditions - can't wait for next weekend!
Posted Jan 7, 2010 12:35 pm

millsRe-Nice

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Yes r/h side Clogwyn y Geifr, just to the left of Devil`s Cellar.
Everything in the Cwm is in stonking conditions now, I think even Devil`s Appendix is in !
Did a newroute there last week with Calum Muskett, `Devil`s child` grade 7/5 exciting stuff, heading up to Cwm Cneifion on saturday to try `El Mancho`.
Posted Jan 7, 2010 12:57 pm

NanulsRe: Re-Nice

Nanuls

Voted 10/10

Congrats on the FA, sounds great. My ambitions for the weekend are a bit more modest and very much depend who I end up climbing with. Do you know if the gullys are in condtion yet, or are they still a bit avalanche prone?
Cheers
Dan
Posted Jan 8, 2010 6:32 am

millsRe: Re - Nice

mills

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Hi Dan, looking good for tomorrow (Saturday), Sunday really cold and snowy with high winds.
Has not snowed all week, been really sunny and cold so I would assume that most gullies should be fine, you can make your own judgment on reaching your climb, take care and be safe! oh and have some fun as well.
Posted Jan 8, 2010 11:42 am

NanulsRe: Re - Nice

Nanuls

Voted 10/10

Cheers Mills, you too.
Posted Jan 8, 2010 2:15 pm

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