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[TR] Dragontail - Triple Couloirs 5/9/2015

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Trip: Dragontail - Triple Couloirs


Date: 5/9/2015


Trip Report:

Jason and I climbed it yesterday with a soloist and one other party of two on route. We left camp on a big flat rock by the lake around 5:45am and topped out on the ridge at about 1:30pm. Since there's plenty of beta already I thought I'd post pics for those curious about conditions. It was still in great shape yesterday. To the soloist who passed us on the first pitch of the runnels, I took a few shots of you coming up. If you are interested in them PM me and I will send you what i have.


looking back down on the first runnels pitch where we were passed by the soloist.



looking up from the top of the first runnels pitch



Jason had an awkward intermediate belay here due to us starting the first runnels pitch below the usual spot....so I put an anchor in and belayed him to finish the runnels off.



looking up the step from 2nd to 3rd couloir.



of course we went all the way to the top



will never get tired of this photo



the runnels Saturday around 5:30pm


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Good trip John.


FYI to future TC suiters this year, I thought the ice step between the 2nd and 3rd was the thinnest.

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