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quelly

climber
BC
Oct 15, 2013 - 05:23pm PT
<why u sleeping in a bivy sac? U get kicked outta the car?>

...the bivy was self-inflicted, the weenie.

Hi Ryan, hi Brownie, hi Gregg (which profile are you?). I succumbed to the FB for climbers...hooked!
Relic

Social climber
Vancouver, BC
Oct 15, 2013 - 06:52pm PT
...and ditched for thai food n lukewarm hottubs.


Hi quelly! Come to sunny Squam this weekend yo!
MH2

climber
Oct 15, 2013 - 10:45pm PT
Any sightings of Mr. Annapurna south face solo? Heard he was visiting. Squamish keeps coming up in the world.
RyanD

climber
Squamish
Oct 15, 2013 - 11:23pm PT
Whattup "quelly"! Post up some pics!!


Gregg posts as fishfinder.


Y'all and ur icicles are nuts, although I like lookin at the photos. Temps are perfect at the pet. No crampons are required, although they would probably help.
Big Mike

Trad climber
BC
Topic Author's Reply - Oct 16, 2013 - 12:17am PT
Quelly- What's up!!


Nice story Brownie! Sounds intense! Glad to hear you got to shred some gnar on your trip.

Nice work Dru! Getting after it early!!


Sandra and i are currently passing through Lytton, after a beautiful Skaha thanksgiving visit.

Here's a couple pics, by the fabulous Phil Tifo from our visit.

Sandra on Granola Bar 5.7


Getting High on Granola!


We also got a chance to hang with Rolf today, which was awesome!

I'll probably get to that, tomorrow.. Hopefully.., lol

Edit- can we drytool at pet?? Lol or would we be summarily shot for such nonsense?....
Fish Finder

Social climber
Oct 16, 2013 - 04:59am PT
Hey quelly,



welcome to the skirmish... umm....I mean Squamish thread

Dont be afraid to join in on some of the stupid american threads


The extended visit after the park closed was fun with you and brownie

and yeah ... like ryand said .." Post up some pics!!"


Sweet action BM and Sandra... peace ,love and granola!





Oplopanax

Mountain climber
The Deep Woods
Oct 16, 2013 - 09:49pm PT
Drytooling at Pet kinda misses the point. Too many natural holds. You need some crag like the Neurotic Climbing Wall hole ladder or Forgotten Wall where you can go chip-to-chip
RyanD

climber
Squamish
Oct 16, 2013 - 10:03pm PT
Yes Mike, summarily shot. Some would argue that any dry tooling anywhere kinda misses the point but there's probably another thread around here to talk about that kind of stuff :-)


Skaha looks nice.
Big Mike

Trad climber
BC
Topic Author's Reply - Oct 16, 2013 - 10:14pm PT
Forgotten Wall where you can go chip to chip

Hahahaha... Totally! I'm just kidding of course! Skaha was beautiful. A little cold in the shade, but puffy's were made for a reason. Friction was excellent.
Rolfr

Social climber
La Quinta and Penticton BC
Oct 17, 2013 - 02:04am PT
I've heard rumours that Dry tooling at Squish = Cacodemon Boulder the drilled route.

Or else wait for the smears at the Bluffs and the Chief to form. I prefer the warmer climates but are there any good tales about climbing the numerous thin ice smears around the Chief?
Big Mike

Trad climber
BC
Topic Author's Reply - Oct 17, 2013 - 02:21am PT
Good question. Anyone ever touch those gnarly smears on opal wall? I know Diedre has at least one successful ascent.

BK has mentioned that Angels Crest is a prime candidate for a mixed ascent mid winter, as my experiences proved last fall. That tale has been retold in the new Alpinist 44, Full Value section, and you'll find it on reputable magazine shelves now.

Here's a sneak peak..
Credit: marty(r)
Thanks to Martyr for the photo.
RyanD

climber
Squamish
Oct 17, 2013 - 02:33am PT
Nice Big Mike!! Can't wait to check that out!!

Relic

Social climber
Vancouver, BC
Oct 17, 2013 - 09:35am PT
Wow, grats Mike!

Sign my tits!

;-)
MH2

climber
Oct 17, 2013 - 10:36am PT
Good going, Mike. Really like the Andreas illustration that could be any climbing era and is pitch-perfect The Acrophobes and reminds of watching Sergeant Preston of the Yukon as a kid.
drljefe

climber
El Presidio San Augustin del Tucson
Oct 17, 2013 - 10:40am PT
Hey my granite loving brothers from the north...

Good job on the Alpinist story there Mike.
I read it on my patio this morning wearing flip flops. ;-)
Ghost

climber
A long way from where I started
Oct 17, 2013 - 11:31am PT
I read it on my patio this morning wearing flip flops. ;-)

A low blow!

But big congratulations to Mike
Oplopanax

Mountain climber
The Deep Woods
Oct 17, 2013 - 12:01pm PT
Nicely done Mike! My two years of free subscriptions ran out with 43 so I'm gonna have to bike to the store and buy it like a working class stiff.

Rolf: my introduction to ice climbing was on those thin smears you mention. went to climb Shannon Falls in 96 but there were already around 6 parties on it when we got there. We bouldered around on some thin stuff at what is now AMO Wall and then went and laid siege to a 25 m high slab of verglas at Furry Creek

Stubais were too short to make good clubs though
Big Mike

Trad climber
BC
Topic Author's Reply - Oct 17, 2013 - 12:13pm PT
Hahahahhahaha! Nice pic Dru! You guys are wacky! ;)

Thanks everyone! I'm pretty stoked! Thanks to Tami for the opportunity and to Matt Samet and Katie Ives for their amazing editing skills, to help this trip report evolve into a true story!
Tami

Social climber
Canada
Oct 17, 2013 - 02:00pm PT
Dammmit where is my #44????


Big Mike

Trad climber
BC
Topic Author's Reply - Oct 17, 2013 - 02:23pm PT
I haven't got one yet either, although i don't have a subscription, and i'm not even sure they have my address.. Lol. I should probably call the office and find out.. Lol
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