Glacier Gorge Ice & Conditions Photos

Took a hike today up into Glacier Gorge to swing tools and check out the Black Lake Area.  Super glad we didn’t take skis….would have been a scrape-fest.  And was, for the folks who tried.  All Mixed Up looks quite thin.  We climbed a sweet one pitch WI2-3 just below Black Lake, sticking to the left side.  I think the climb is named “Reflections” but it wasn’t the WI3-4 that Mountain Project claims.  Afterwards we checked out the Black Lake Slabs which appear to be in but thin, especially at the top.  West Gully looks pretty good.  We’ll definitely head back up there for some more winter fun.  Can’t hope for too many days with weather like today, though!

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3 comments

1 Kate { 11.23.09 at 7:28 am }

Looks great, guys! We were just talking about our local slabs the other day… We’ll have to go out soon and see if they are in!

2 Leo { 11.23.09 at 8:20 pm }

Nice photos!

3 Colorado MoJo » Blog Archive » Turkey Day Ice Conditions { 11.26.09 at 9:39 am }

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