"Chouinard Falls" Lee Vining Canyon Climber's Log

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tombcronin - Oct 12, 2007 2:23 pm Date Climbed: Jan 4, 2007

Great practice area  Sucess!

Watch out for falling ice!

Fred Bagni

Fred Bagni - Mar 22, 2007 2:53 pm

Many Times - Good Times

Climbed there many times... Easy access... Nice people... Share your rope please...

The main wall never really came in this year... Strange... Everything else was fat...


Deb - Mar 8, 2007 1:59 am Date Climbed: Mar 3, 2007

Virgin De-Flowered!  Sucess!

Holy cow! I can't thank the "team" enough for getting me on the ice for the first time! Miguel, Andrew, Dave, Fred and Tina were a blast to climb with and totally patient with my new ass. From what I recall, I climbed a few WI3 routes on the Main Wall...according to Miguel's book. Loved it!


rhyang - Mar 6, 2007 10:03 pm

LVC Winter 2006-2007  Sucess!

Chouinard Falls / Right Side - 2 days
Bard-Harrington - 6 times (Tricouni Nails, White Lightning, etc)

Led first pitch of the BH three times to WI3, Piolet (WI3) on Chouinard Falls, and a short easy mixed line on the Right Side.

LVC Winter 2005-2006

Chouinard Falls / Right Side - 3 days (WI2-3+)
Main wall - 3 days (WI3+ to 4, 1 to 1.5 pitches)
Bard-Harrington - 4 times (WI3+ to 4-, 5.8, 2.5 to 3.5 pitches)

Led short pitches twice on Right Side (WI2), one pitch of the Bard-Harrington (WI3), also followed thin / mixed line on Hobnail Boots (WI4- / 5.8, 3 pitches) with guide.

LVC Winter 2004-2005

Bard-Harrington Wall: three times, WI3+ to 4-, 2.5 pitches
Main Wall: twice, WI4, 1-1.5 pitches
Chouinard Falls: five days' worth, WI3-3+, toproping
Right Side: WI2 mock lead

stormj - Feb 20, 2007 5:54 am Date Climbed: Feb 2, 2007

That was February? Yup.

We went to Bard-Harrington on Saturday and it was downright tropical and the ice was plastic, a good place for me to learn. Sunday, well that was a different story. It wasn't super cold, but it was snowing and Chouinard was crowded.


gregoryv - Feb 10, 2007 8:41 am Date Climbed: Feb 3, 2007

Excellent Weekend at LVC  Sucess!

Hobnail Boots - WI4+ - 5 pitches
Chouinard Falls - Tree route

Superbowl Sunday the place is empty. Had a great two days climbing. Wonderful weather. great Ice. Really enjoyed the thinner stuff on Hobnail Boots (Far left of Bard-Harrington).

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