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[TR] Hyalite - Various 1/1/2013

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Trip: Hyalite - Various

 

Date: 1/1/2013

 

Trip Report:

Had a great trip to Hyalite over the New Year's Weekend and managed to climb many of the classic moderates.

 

The mixed section at the bottom of Silken Slot was completely iced over, but water was pouring through the tube. The step across to the chockstone was a bit dicey.

Silken_Slot_1.JPG

 

Squirmy arm barring and thin feet were the order of the day. A solid red link cam protected the move.

Silken_Slot_30.jpg

 

The second pitch to the tree (the first variation mentioned in Winter Dance) was delaminated and required gentleness. Water was running over the rocks, and the ice was falling apart.

Silken_Slot_22.JPG

 

The top out for Upper Greensleeves offered some turf sticks=good fun!

Upper_Greensleeves_23.JPG

 

Mummy Cooler II was a dance worth doing, as always.

Mummy_II_7.JPG

 

We found the start to The Matrix to be fat (relative to what Winter Dance seemed to suggest as "normal").

Matrix_4.JPG

 

The start to the Hangover was wet, but the finish was plastic!

Hang_Over_8.JPG

 

GI's topout offered a hookfest!

G1_17.JPG

 

The Fat One was...well...fat and delicious

Fat_One_33.JPG

 

We took the Elevator all the way to the top floor.

Elevator_Shaft_14.JPG

 

...and even got a gratuitous drop knee.

Elevator_Shaft_16.JPG

 

 

 

Gear Notes:

Nearly everything took 16's anywhere you wanted to place them.

 

Approach Notes:

I-90.

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