Fun conditions on Winter Route, LPP

Fun conditions on Winter Route, LPP

Picture by Aaron Dyer in late February on Winter Route, Lone Pine Peak. Thanks to Alois's sage advice and our own summer reconnaissance, this climb went off seamlessly. A small system passed during our bivy, which affected morale the next morning but delivered beautiful views and awesome climbing (morale improved significantly after the sun rose). This pitch was my mental crux in the lead-up to this climb, and I'm thankful to Aaron and Kellen for sticking it out for me in the cold and wind as I inched up thin 5.7 in crampons.
on Mar 15, 2011 4:31 am
Image Type(s): Alpine Climbing
Image ID: 704581


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lavaka - Mar 17, 2011 11:38 am - Voted 10/10


This makes my palm sweat! Looks slabby and difficult for crampons.


hamik - Mar 20, 2011 10:57 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Impressive

I think our collective SP palm sweated much more at this classic!


Johnba - Mar 20, 2011 10:42 pm - Hasn't voted

Great shot! Airy

Very cool


hamik - Mar 20, 2011 10:54 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Great shot! Airy

Thanks John :-)

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