Avocado Gully Speed Record

Think you are fast at climbing ice? How about sending Avocado Gully in Redstone in under 9 minutes car to car? Hard to believe, but here is some incredible footage of Rock & Ice publisher Duane Raleigh doing just that when the route was in huge condition last April. Don’t try this at home!

Avocado Gully Speed Ascent (8:59ctc) from Rock & Ice on Vimeo.

One Response to Avocado Gully Speed Record

  1. Certianly sick Duane!! Incredible conditioning to move that fast for the whole thing. Good Job! I get lured by the speed sometimes too but now, seeing what perfection looks, I’m not sure I’d survive there long;)

    Ryan January 27, 2011 at 5:14 am
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