Redstone Slabs, WI5

The grand prize of ice climbs of Redstone. When it’s in, it’s quite impressive. Unfortunately, like so many climbs around here, it gets a lot of sun and can be tough to catch in the right conditions. As the guidebook recommends, park on the highway and walk up the road to access the climb. Don’t park along the private drive, and be discreet near any private property.

Don’t even think about climbing here on a sunny day, the danger from falling ice can be extreme.

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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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