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Marching Forth

I know ice climbing is supposed to be brutal and I’m a charter member of our climbing organization the Stupid Brutes, but this is ridiculous!  Wind rocked the cars and we could barely get the up-wind doors.  Visibility was low … 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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