Photo of the Week #8 – Redstone Ice


It seems that spring is here, with warmer days being the norm this week and next. The ice has taken a beating with high temps at night, but if you’re motivated you can still find some (mostly) frozen water to swing at. For those who are still holding on to winter, here’s a shot from several years ago, a new, 5 pitch route that was done in Redstone by Kevin Cooper, Ryan Jennings, Aaron Broderick and Robbie Williams. Ryan wrote a fun piece about it, and I got to join on the last day to snag this shot of the last pitch. Some cool mixed climbing up the corner brought you to an exposed step across onto the ice and steep finish. Good times.

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Bulldog Creek Dog Walk (IV WI 4+)

Hayden Carpenter and Tom Bohanon recently repeated an obscure ice climb on the south side of Mt Sopris. Given a brief mention in Jack Robert’s ice guide, Bulldog Creek Walk is described as being 100 meters of WI 4. What they found was seven pitches of ice in a remote setting that makes for one […]

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