Steph coiling to throw

June 20, 2010 - Steph Abegg at a high perch getting ready to throw the rope over the Thunderbolt summit block. Sadly we couldn't get the rope to stick, as it slipped off every time we pulled it!

The vertical flake has a lot of exposure, but it is where you can best position yourself to toss the rope over the summit block. After successfully lassoing the summit later on, I'd have to say that I think she has too much rope coiled. When I got the rope to fly far and high enough, I used about 5-6 arm lengths, and dropped down some more slack on the back side of this flake to about 2/3 of the way down.


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