Posted by: westcoastice | January 7, 2015

January 7, 2015 Ice Climbing Report (Thanks Tim and Kevin)

CROWDS WARNING: For this weekend, there will be a BCMC course, very likely at Oregon Jack on Saturday (Jan 10) and Marble Canyon or Rambles Centre on Sunday (Jan 11).

Highway 99 South – Duffey Lake Road

Kevin sent in some great looking pictures from his ascent of Loose Lady with Peter (Jan 4). As he puts it, “It’s mutated some.” Please do consider the avalanche potential on Loose Lady. The risk is Considerable today – http://www.avalanche.ca/ (South Coast Inland)

Check out the pictures here:

Highway 99 South – North Joffre Creek

NEW ROUTE

The Golden Ticket WI5 70m FA Tim Emmett, Jia Condon & Jimmy Martinello January 4, 2015
For details and great picture, see Tim’s Facebook page. As Drew points out, this corresponds to “Line Q” in the West Coast Ice climbing guide (North Joffre Creek section). Tim wrote:
“Spot our new line in the middle of North Joffre Creek – #TheGoldenTicket, WI 5 a stella 70m pitch on #gold coloured #thin #ice with @jiacondon and JimmyMartinello, there is/was Ice in BC ! after a 3am start we arrived at the bottom of the climb at 12pm.”


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  1. […] ascent on a two pitch chimney 100 meters right of  Tim and Jia’s previous FA earlier this month (The Golden Ticket). Stations are bolted and 1 protection bolt protects the entrance to the second pitch chimney. The […]

  2. […] 14, 2015 A two pitch chimney 100 meters right of Tim and Jia’s previous FA earlier this month (The Golden Ticket). Stations are bolted and 2 protection bolts protects the entrance to the second pitch chimney. The […]


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