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Author Topic: Book of Solemity  (Read 1311 times)


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Re: Book of Solemity
« Reply #15 on: September 15, 2013, 07:38:27 PM »

I heard he got hit pretty hard out there


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Re: Book of Solemity
« Reply #16 on: September 15, 2013, 11:22:56 PM »

How likely is it that the leader will fall above on 5.5, if they can lead both crux pitches??

^ this

And it was newly-weds, heard the story 1st hand from the guide who saw it happen, pretty bad open fracture... donít f&%$ your 2nd on that route.


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Re: Book of Solemity
« Reply #17 on: September 16, 2013, 02:18:35 PM »

I do it with two ropes now...but I used to just solo the upper portion of Upper Refuse as DMan suggested with the .75.
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Re: Book of Solemity
« Reply #18 on: September 29, 2013, 02:05:36 PM »

Two ropes is the best way in my opinion, but using the bad dogs belay (next to the small pine tree) is the only place to belay for watching your second.  Here you can bring your second up Webster's unabridged or watch them make that weird little stepdown move after the crux.

I love that climb!


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Re: Book of Solemity
« Reply #19 on: October 05, 2013, 08:02:55 PM »

I watched a Quebecois woman slide off that traverse during a thunder storm, she shrieked at the top of her lungs and someone in the houses below called 911, fire trucks stopped at the viewing area with N Conway pd.
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