Temple Crag from vicinity of...

Temple Crag from vicinity of First Lake, August, 2004. The approximate line of the Venusian Blind Arete (IV 5.7) is shown, starting from the snowfield. Note the hanging gullies to both left and right. Neither is an appealing bail-out option! Unless you're low on the route, if you have to bail, it's best to climb either gully to the summit talus fields and descend the normal route.

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Andy

Andy - Dec 1, 2004 5:43 pm - Voted 10/10

Enjoyed the trip report.

Thanks for posting.

Nelson

Nelson - Dec 23, 2004 9:32 am - Hasn't voted

Agreed - great trip report

Very enjoyable reading. Thanks for posting.

Steve Larson

Steve Larson - Dec 23, 2004 11:23 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Agreed - great trip report

Thanks to both of you for the kind words!

brutus of wyde

brutus of wyde - Apr 2, 2005 3:07 pm - Hasn't voted

Planaria

Planaria ("new" route just posted) is the shallow dihedral out in the sunlight on the lower buttress.



Good photos, good reading! Thanks!



Brutus

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