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Climbing Area Index / Evans Notch - The Basin: West Royce / Blue Flame (WI 4+ III)
Blue Flame
Brad White
Photo by Steve Dupuis
Directions:  Start at the base of The Sentinel.
Description: Similar climbing to Dracula.
    Pitch 1: Climb the steep narrow hidden flow on the right to a tree ledge at 100'. Traverse to the right 150' on a tree ledge. P2 Climb the flow in the right corner (WI 3) to the woods.

Gear: standard ice rack
Descent: rappel from trees with 2 ropes
History:  February 4,2004 - unknown FA, first recorded ascent - Brad White and Steve Dupuis

 

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