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Author Topic: Crawford Notch: Frankenstein, Mt Willard, Mt Webster, etc.  (Read 10006 times)

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Crawford Notch: Frankenstein, Mt Willard, Mt Webster, etc.
« on: December 16, 2011, 11:27:10 PM »

it was chilly on Thursday morning, but warmed up throughout the day, turning to light rain by mid-morning.
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Re: Crawford Notch: Frankenstein, Mt Willard, Mt Webster, etc.
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2011, 05:40:28 PM »

Went up Lower Hitchcock to Upper Hitchcock Gully today. The lower gully is really bony, hardly any snow in the woods at all. The upper gully had pretty good ice.
The left slabs were still pretty thin but coming along. The right side looked heftier and doable.
Saw someone on Standard at Frankenstein when I drove past, definitely looked thin from that far away.

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Re: Crawford Notch: Frankenstein, Mt Willard, Mt Webster, etc.
« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2011, 01:01:49 PM »

Anyone driven past Mt Webster lately?  Looking to head up shoestring gully next week.  Hopefully there is some ice to climb??
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Re: Crawford Notch: Frankenstein, Mt Willard, Mt Webster, etc.
« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2011, 02:31:52 PM »

if you're getting the Report, check the pictures of Shoestring and Hitchcock taken today. not too good right now IMNSHO. that said, I climbed Elephant Head and it was wet but possible... it's got to get cold!
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Re: Crawford Notch: Frankenstein, Mt Willard, Mt Webster, etc.
« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2011, 06:19:10 PM »

Al...could you run this thread..and all condition threads backwards? That means the latest post first.  I may be able to do this with the options you have: if so please enlighten me.
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Re: Crawford Notch: Frankenstein, Mt Willard, Mt Webster, etc.
« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2011, 08:46:59 PM »

Ed,

if you go to your Profile, Look and Layout, there is an option to show latest posts first.

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Re: Crawford Notch: Frankenstein, Mt Willard, Mt Webster, etc.
« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2011, 01:42:41 AM »

I was also wondering if individual threads could be set that way (as opposed to all). When these get to 50 pages they could get to be a pain. The alternative would be to delete our old posts if they don't have timely information anymore.
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Re: Crawford Notch: Frankenstein, Mt Willard, Mt Webster, etc.
« Reply #7 on: December 23, 2011, 07:37:24 AM »

I don't think that there is a way to set individual topics to that. however, if you can have the best of both worlds by leaving it set to Show Oldest Last. when you want to read threads click the Show Unread Posts Since Last Visit link up by your avatar, and  then click the NEW button next to the thread name. that's how I do it...
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Re: Crawford Notch: Frankenstein, Mt Willard, Mt Webster, etc.
« Reply #8 on: December 23, 2011, 08:37:58 AM »

That works well. Thanks.
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Re: Crawford Notch: Frankenstein, Mt Willard, Mt Webster, etc.
« Reply #9 on: December 23, 2011, 04:50:20 PM »

I've gotten a few comments that my Report is off the mark and that lots of ice is IN and getting climbed everywhere. I would say that things are somewhere in the middle. I would say that most things aren't IN, but that some things are climbable. here is a comment that I received today via email:

"Hanging Garden is pretty much in (and the slab next to it is fat), as is Hobbit Couloir, Waterfall, Lost in the Forest, the Trestle and Trestle slabs. I also did Dropline on toprope yesterday and it was bonded and super climbable.  You probably also know this but Shoestring is in and getting done daily, as is Hitchcock, Cleft, etc."

as always I urge you to look at things directly, make your own decisions and assess your risk-tolerance.

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Re: Crawford Notch: Frankenstein, Mt Willard, Mt Webster, etc.
« Reply #10 on: December 27, 2011, 07:41:22 PM »

Climbed Shoestring today, it is definitely not "IN" but there a couple of WI2 steps ( 5-10 meters) with decent ice.  I placed only one 13 cm screw. 
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Re: Crawford Notch: Frankenstein, Mt Willard, Mt Webster, etc.
« Reply #11 on: December 27, 2011, 09:53:34 PM »

Climbed Shoestring today, it is definitely not "IN" but there a couple of WI2 steps ( 5-10 meters) with decent ice.  I placed only one 13 cm screw.

Well i guess i should cross that off the list for later in the week?
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Re: Crawford Notch: Frankenstein, Mt Willard, Mt Webster, etc.
« Reply #12 on: December 30, 2011, 01:52:39 PM »

I climbed at Frankenstein monday and thursday this week.  The conditions have improved, but still many climbs are not "in".  Standard is good, Lost (and Walk) in the Forest look good...trestle cut/slab...cats paw...Dracula is in but thin and steep.  Hanging gardens are growing.  Nothing on Mt. Willard looked really good.  Gulley #1 maybe, Cinema is not in.
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Re: Crawford Notch: Frankenstein, Mt Willard, Mt Webster, etc.
« Reply #13 on: December 30, 2011, 05:44:58 PM »

Great day at Franky's 2day. The ice was fantastic and plastic! Get after it! ;)
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Re: Crawford Notch: Frankenstein, Mt Willard, Mt Webster, etc.
« Reply #14 on: December 30, 2011, 07:39:56 PM »

Whaddya get on?
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