Upper Solstice Couloir

9-Sept-2006: Looking up the Solstice Couloir. At this point the angle was about 45-50 degrees. Fortunately there were various rock islands for taking breaks :)


The easiest climbing looked to be in the center. I went left, which culminated in something that felt like 65+ degrees. To the right (not visible in this image) was something that looked a bit overhanging, probably the remains of a cornice.

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forjan

forjan - Sep 12, 2006 12:50 am - Voted 10/10

Well done

Yet another couloir I'm missing this year. The Solstice doesn't shape up very often. Oh well.....

rhyang

rhyang - Sep 12, 2006 1:06 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Well done

Thanks Miguel ! It was fun climbing and good neve. I bet it will be in shape for a while yet.

Sounds like you guys had a pretty decent day in the Palisades !

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