Bear Creek Spire it all its...

Bear Creek Spire it all its glory from our bivy spot above Dade Lake. Do you like this shot or that one more? I will delete one or another to prevent redundancy; can't make a decision which one is better :) - June 11, 2005

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jtschanz

jtschanz - Jun 14, 2005 1:43 pm - Voted 10/10

I like this one ...

I think I would go for this one too, although it's a tough call. Great shots of Bear Creek Spire - looks like an awesome climb.

Misha

Misha - Jun 14, 2005 5:38 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: I like this one ...

You should come and climb it sometime. One of the most solid and cleanest granites in the Sierra!

Martin Cash

Martin Cash - Jun 14, 2005 2:14 pm - Voted 10/10

Cool pics Misha

Nice route and summit shots. Do you have any to illustate the typical climbing on the route? How continuous is it?



Martin

Misha

Misha - Jun 14, 2005 2:35 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Cool pics Misha

Martin, thanks. I have a few shots of the actual climb. Will try to post them tonight or tomorrow. As for the route quality, here is the summary: three technical pitches (one is rated 5.8 but felt more like 5.7, another is sustained 5.7, third is 5.6+ with several 5.8 moves); six-seven pitches of Class 4-5.5; ~5.6 summit block bouldering problem. All in all, about 1000 vertical feet of technical climbing from the toe of the arete to the summit.

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