Fearful Symmetry, WI 6X

Fearful Symmetry, WI 6X

Fearful Symmetry, WI 6X from our belay on Rainbow Serpent, WI 6, Recital Hall, Devils Gap, The Ghost, Banff National Park. January 9, 2007.
Dow Williams
on Jan 10, 2007 5:06 pm
Image Type(s): Ice Climbing
Image ID: 258953


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awagher - Jan 10, 2007 6:01 pm - Voted 10/10


Another great photo. That looks so awesome!


CClaude - Jan 10, 2007 6:22 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Nice

too bad that its unstable, that would be truely good frightful fun. Thanks for the tantalizing photo Dow.


96avs01 - Jan 10, 2007 6:08 pm - Voted 10/10



Tomas Kristofory

Tomas Kristofory - Jan 10, 2007 6:15 pm - Voted 10/10


looks great!

aemter - Jan 10, 2007 6:28 pm - Voted 10/10

Beautiful shot

It looks quite dangerous. There's just something about climbing on a frozen waterfall that is amazing! Thanks for sharing.

Dow Williams

Dow Williams - Jan 11, 2007 3:55 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Beautiful shot

Thank You. It is addicting to say the least....cheers.

Dan Dalton

Dan Dalton - Jan 15, 2007 4:39 am - Voted 10/10

What is that other guy at...

the top doing? Is he belaying from that stance? That would seem a little crazy to me! I cannot zoom in quite neough to make out his posture, so I am not really sure what is going on here.


Dow Williams

Dow Williams - Jan 15, 2007 4:56 am - Hasn't voted

Re: What is that other guy at...

yes he is Dan, he lowered himself back down from the station, they were using 70m ropes on their climb....cheers

buggalo_bill - Jan 18, 2007 7:48 am - Hasn't voted


the belay was 15 feet further up off a nest of threads, he just lowered to get some shots of me seconding the pillar.


tuntun - Jan 18, 2007 9:39 am - Voted 10/10


Awesome.. Really I love it.


icypeak - Feb 17, 2007 10:55 pm - Hasn't voted


This is a SUPER photo! Took my breath away, thanks for posting it.

Dow Williams

Dow Williams - Feb 17, 2007 11:40 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Wow!

Thank you. She is down now, we were back in the Ghost climbing Weathering Heights yesterday and saw her no more. Guess most years she never forms completely anyway. Has been a good year.


rpc - May 1, 2007 11:41 am - Voted 10/10

amazing indeed!

great shot & great climbing.


Deb - May 1, 2007 11:53 am - Voted 10/10


A bit of a nasty looking waterfall - killer climbing!

Dow Williams

Dow Williams - May 1, 2007 7:33 pm - Hasn't voted


looked at ours the whole time we were climbing and thought it was unstable and we looked at theirs the whole time and remarked that there was a significant break...kind of funny when we saw each others photos....Thanks Deb and Radek.


rasgoat - May 23, 2007 8:31 pm - Voted 10/10


That there is one cool looking ice climb!

Dow Williams

Dow Williams - May 25, 2007 10:47 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Sick!

true...many years these two, Rainbow Serpent that we were on, and Fearful Symmetry don't even come in. It was a good year and we nailed both just right. Cheers.

Ice Man Jerry Van

Ice Man Jerry Van - Sep 16, 2007 9:40 am - Voted 10/10

Looking at that ice climb

Has me already planing time for The Ghost River Area. I am going up there this winter. You have some wonderful pictures on summit I truly enjoy looking at them .Keep on climbing When in doubt climb higer .Good luck this winter from the Ice Man .

Dow Williams

Dow Williams - Sep 16, 2007 11:30 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Looking at that ice climb

lucky enough to put in 30 routes last year despite being hurt....plan on knocking out the same this year if the season is good...let me know when you are up our way...cheers


jwclimbs - Oct 1, 2007 1:14 am - Voted 10/10

Nice Climb...

That takes some balls; thats for sure! As does Rainbow Searpent!! Jerry (Ice Man Jerry, above) & I will be enjoying our second excursion into the area in just a few short months! Looking forward to it. I don't know if I'm up for WI6 in Ghost though!...JW

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