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thebravecowboy

Social climber
Colorado Plateau
Jan 2, 2014 - 09:05pm PT
NO! If my sack was that big I would not carry a backpack.

I had a grigri TR-solo. Still sucked.

But your gear ROCKED! My appreciation will only grow, TD: soon comes the realness of the alpine snow-couloir!

Credit: thebravecowboy
Thank you TD!
thebravecowboy

Social climber
Colorado Plateau
Jan 4, 2014 - 06:47pm PT
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philo

Trad climber
Is that light the end of the tunnel or a train?
Jan 4, 2014 - 07:03pm PT
Credit: philo

I went ice climbing today. It was cold.
mike m

Trad climber
black hills
Topic Author's Reply - Jan 4, 2014 - 07:20pm PT
We're number one
We're number one
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Credit: mike m
Credit: mike m
Credit: mike m
Credit: mike m
Went to custer state park and did a couple of ice climbs.
stich

Trad climber
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Jan 4, 2014 - 09:11pm PT


Todd Gordon

Trad climber
Joshua Tree, Cal
Jan 4, 2014 - 09:12pm PT
Credit: Todd Gordon

Did a couple of climbs w/my wife Andrea today.......something we used to do weekly before we had three kids.....now it's something we don't do often enough.....if was way fun.........(now that the kids are getting older;....we will be finding more time to do such things together.......cool....)..
mike m

Trad climber
black hills
Topic Author's Reply - Jan 4, 2014 - 09:16pm PT
Todd that is awesome. My oldest can now babysit my youngest the freedom to hang with Jezal is really great.
i'm gumby dammit

Sport climber
da ow
Jan 11, 2014 - 03:28pm PT
the only climbing is at 17 seconds
philo

Trad climber
Is that light the end of the tunnel or a train?
Jan 12, 2014 - 07:01am PT
Moon rise over Ouray
Moon rise over Ouray
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Credit: philo
Credit: philo
philo

Trad climber
Is that light the end of the tunnel or a train?
Jan 12, 2014 - 07:06am PT
The 1st & 2nd place winners of the 2014 Ouray Men's ice climbing competition.

Credit: philo

And here they are joined by the Women's Champion.

Credit: philo


They look remarkably like regular folks when on level, civilized ground.
You should have seen them on the ice though.
tradmanclimbs

Ice climber
Pomfert VT
Jan 12, 2014 - 05:54pm PT
Cool stuff!

We are in the midsts of our January thaw:(
Credit: tradmanclimbs
this 4+ was not safe:(


only thing safe today was the fat easy 3's
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WyoRockMan

climber
Flank of the Big Horns
Jan 13, 2014 - 07:42am PT
Despite the forecast for 40-45 mph sustained winds with gusts to 75, we braved on. Lucky us, there was just the normal Cody breeze once in the canyon.

Smooth Emerald Milkshake (250m, WI4)

Scoping the route from the trail.
Scoping the route from the trail.
Credit: WyoRockMan

Once you see the route (after about 90 minutes of solid uphill progress), figuring out how to get to the base is a bit of a challenge. Some downclimbing and a rap get you to the base in the creek bottom.

Several WI2-3 pitches separated by the obligatory thigh deep slogging finally get you to the money pitch.

The money pitch.
The money pitch.
Credit: WyoRockMan

Some fun icicles along the way.

Just off the main flow, near the top.
Just off the main flow, near the top.
Credit: WyoRockMan


This is a pretty fun climb, with a high suffer ratio if there is any snow on the approach. About a mile of post-holing prior to breaking out the tools detracted overall enjoyment, particularly when we had to do it again on the way out due to the wind filling in our trail. I can't wait to get back to the South Fork proper for some reasonable approaches.
locker

Social climber
Some Rehab in Bolivia
Jan 13, 2014 - 08:20am PT


I sort of no longer have the right to post on this thread...

Going on my longest period of inactivity from the rocks in I can't remember how long...

Only climbed twice in the past six weeks and barely climbed those days...



I am no longer a "CLIMBER"...

Currently not even a "WEEKEND WARRIOR"...

I am in limbo...

waiting for that Godot character to cruise by...



perswig

climber
Jan 13, 2014 - 09:47am PT
Tom and I found some nice ice out of the wind and had a pretty chill day.









Looking down on the tricam, an iffy blue Camelot, and a decent sideways brassie and contemplating the potential for turf sticks at the topout.


Dale

(Hey, trad, did the rain hit you hard enough to renew flooding issues in your neck of the woods? On the bright side, there's now a fair bit of water available for when the temps start dropping again.)
Blakey

Trad climber
Sierra Vista
Jan 13, 2014 - 01:30pm PT
I've been having real problems with Silverlight not working on my Mac - posting this up is a real victory!


Not a big and butch as the earlier posts, but a lovely day!
Not a big and butch as the earlier posts, but a lovely day!
Credit: Blakey
thebravecowboy

Social climber
Colorado Plateau
Jan 13, 2014 - 04:53pm PT
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tradmanclimbs

Ice climber
Pomfert VT
Jan 13, 2014 - 07:42pm PT
soloed Shoestring on Mt Webster today.
Dudes from cincinati about half way up shoestring
Dudes from cincinati about half way up shoestring
Credit: tradmanclimbs
The dudes from Cincinati took my picture.
The dudes from Cincinati took my picture.
Credit: tradmanclimbs
The chockstone is burried in ice
The chockstone is burried in ice
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The road is a long ways down there.....
The road is a long ways down there.....
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a few nice umbrellas guarded the top of the main gully
a few nice umbrellas guarded the top of the main gully
Credit: tradmanclimbs
the right hand finish was very engageing. did not even think about get...
the right hand finish was very engageing. did not even think about getting a photo untill I got wedged in the chimny with finally some decent ice:)
Credit: tradmanclimbs
summit selfie
summit selfie
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headlap is on my helmet because I got a rather late start for a 2,000ft rt.....
Edge

Trad climber
Boulder, CO
Jan 13, 2014 - 07:47pm PT
I sort of no longer have the right to post on this thread...

Going on my longest period of inactivity from the rocks in I can't remember how long...

Locker, are you free Saturday? I'd be psyched (psycho?) to meet you and get in a route or two or three. C'mon, you know you want to...
mike m

Trad climber
black hills
Topic Author's Reply - Jan 13, 2014 - 08:07pm PT
Credit: mike m
Took my 7 year old daughter and the rest of the family out ice climbing on Saturday and got a bunch if pitches in yesterday. It was Ruby's first time on ice. She didn't get to far but was smiling the whole time and didn't want to leave when were done.
Credit: mike m
Todd Gordon

Trad climber
Joshua Tree, Cal
Jan 13, 2014 - 08:21pm PT
Credit: Todd Gordon

We went rock climbing;...not ice climbing..today.....
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