Looking up the 3rd pitch of...

Looking up the 3rd pitch of North Basin Wall Nose Route July '83

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rpc

rpc - Aug 29, 2003 5:56 pm - Voted 10/10

hmmm??

is it the angle in the photo - seems pretty steep for a 5.5 route??

cool shot.

desainme

desainme - Aug 29, 2003 6:15 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: hmmm??

It was kinda steep and lots a pitches. I was determinded to get this one after running into real Ice on July 4 on the SW Couloir of the Middle Teton. I felt we should back off around 12,200 for lack of crampons and an imminent slide into Idaho -so we only got Disapointment Peak-axes and boots were enough for it. The pictures I had seen of the Tetons looked like the eastern alps no snow. That June and July they looked like the western alps.

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