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  1. Looks real boney at the bottom for you guys from the couple times I've done it. Chock stone was covered as well. Top corner looks typically dry though. Nice job guys. It is a climb I really enjoy. Easy modern mixed and dry tooling on some nice granite. This is Craig at the entrance we used and a line drawing of where it was. Never was sure where Ade's party entered. Figured they traversed over to the same gully entrance. Ade's photo below. We went up the little gully at the black dotted line both times.
  2. $300 via F&F on Pay Pal NIB binding
  3. [TR] Selkirks - High Traverse (III 5.4) + Harrison Peak 08/18/2018

    Hi Jason I seem to inadvertently keep trying, but not dead yet!
  4. [TR] Selkirks - High Traverse (III 5.4) + Harrison Peak 08/18/2018

    Nice TR! More fun to be had going either direction from Roothan to Harrison. But gotta say the Beehive is also a stand out at better logistics..
  5. for sale Scarpa Alien 1.0 size 29

    Thanks. Glad the info inspired and may be helped out some. Did this for myself just recently. First two years of the blog. 5 volumes, 2000+ pages, fullsize color photos, coffee table size and hard bound. Kinda fun Amazes me that CT still gets read daily with 5.5 millions reads to date.
  6. Used one day. Not the best fit for my foot. Optional gaiter included. $750 shipped USPS. Pay Pal F&F preferred. more info here: https://skimo.co/scarpa-alien-1.0-boots
  7. New pair of unused Nomics. Still have protectors and hang tags. This is the newest version with hammer and ice picks and a spike on the pommel. The still sell for $300 a piece. $600 for the pair retail. Little late in the season but they just showed up here. $450 including shipping via priority mail in the USA. Pay Pal works best for me via f & f transaction.
  8. My thought originally was it is just Haston's magic fingers as well. It aint, trust me. 2 minutes with one and you'll be just as quick as Hastion appears to be with them. I am not chitting you here. It really is that easy. Was able to pick up a few wire/solid gate samples and been playing with them. Although I thought/wanted the pear solid gate versions. Used the wire/solid combo for a few days. Then today just replaced all my glacier skiing lockers with the wire/solid Twin gate version. Kinda like a Nomic..once ya try it you aren't gonna go back to something less. Here is what I think of them and the impression just keeps getting better/stronger the more I use them. http://coldthistle.blogspot.fr/2014/04/grivel-twin-gate.html I have never, ever liked lockers. Detest them truth be told. And only used them when required, sparingly at that. That is now gonna change. Lots of places I'd like an easy to use and fail safe locker beside the typical. Racking ice screws is a start. But there are others. Bad pro, short q-draws, bolts. List will get longer I suspect once I start looking around. Certainly going to change the profile of my Spartan rack for rock, ice or alpine. If you get some extra security with little weight penalty and virtually no extra hassle, why not?
  9. Didn't find a thread on these. Pardon me if there is one already and feel free to delete this one if so. Old news it seems but new to me. My impression is the new Grivel Twin gate really is the chit deserving one I think. I'm very impressed. Just as easy to use as Haston shows. No magic fingers here just really good design work. Call it a PSA.
  10. here ya go.. have fun! http://coldthistle.blogspot.com/2010/12/polar-circus-route-description-photo.html
  11. And I am willing to pay your for it plus shipping http://coldthistle.blogspot.com/2014/01/looking-for-ice-axe-parts-and-pieces.html thanks!
  12. Ice and ski boots for sale..45 and 28

    Dynafit ONE size 28 - $350.. little use, very clean still have these. others are gone Plus what ever actual shipping is via US mail
  13. Batura 2.0 NIB size 45 $400

    sold..thanks Tyler!
  14. WTB AT Boots mondo 28

    Dynfit One PF TX...like new 28 shell $350 and the shipping cost from Issaquah wa.
  15. Petzl Lynx monopoint question

    Solid, good qualiy ice go short. Nasty rotten ice like Raf generally climbs, go long. Situationally dependant. Really Look at a Dartwin. Intentionally the outside point is longer than the inside...everyone splays their feet some is why.