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Taylor Made

Taylor Glacier does not disappoint.  Back when I first started doing this sort of thing, I found a list of “classic” snow climbs and Taylor stood out as the steepest of the lot.  I’ve since learned that steepness isn’t everything … Continue reading

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A Sharper Sharp End of Climbing

Last season was a poor one for ice climbing; I only got out twice with a total of six pitches of WI2-3 toproping. As it happens, both of those trips were to Jewel Lake Slabs (aka Overflow). Now Jewel is … Continue reading

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Ice Climbing with Italians

Normally, a casual half-day climbing trip in Boulder Canyon wouldn’t merrit a whole trip report. But this time, I traded in my usual rock shoes and camalots for crampons and ice screws. This would only be my second time on … Continue reading

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