Thumbnails

Slideshow (27 photos)

Lake Willoughby (map)
 

North East Ice

 

The Last Gentleman: The Last Gentleman (Copyright Ade Miller)

The Last Gentleman: Leading the fragile third pitch of the Gentleman

 

The Last Gentleman: Ade at the belay after the traverse from The Promenade

 

Mindbender: Plug and Chug, Mindbender, and Renormalization

 

The Last Gentleman: French climbers at the first belay on the Gentleman

 

The Last Gentleman: Close-up of climber leading the second pitch of the Gentleman in fat conditions

The Last Gentleman: Climber leading the second pitch of the Gentleman in fat conditions

 

Mindbender: Will high on the final column of Mindbender

 

Ice cliffs of Mt. Pisgah

 

Boney Boy

 

Mindbender: Will starting the second pitch out of the cave

The Promenade: Will leading the crux columns of The Promenade

 

Glass Menagerie: Will dry-tooling the first 200' of Glass Menagerie in [obviously] thin conditions (WI5, M6)

 

Glass Menagerie: Jim and Will gearing up at the base

 

Mindbender: Jim leading the initial sections of Mindbender

 

The Promenade: Jim nearing the cave at the top of the first pitch of The Promenade

Reign of Terror: Reign of Terror as seen from The Promenade

 

Bullwinkle: The route Bullwinkle climbs the steep, fractured columns that hang down the overhanging rock face

 

Called on Account of Rains: One of the best ice routes in the East, Called on Account of Rains rarely forms to the ground; this photo shows the route in WI5 condition

 

Called on Account of Rains: Tom and Simeon at the cave belay on top of the first pitch

 

Called on Account of Rains: Leading the thin ice on the first pitch of Called; the route steepens just above, then stretches the rope to the cave visible beneath a hanging pillar on the right

 

Called on Account of Rains: The crux of the route climbs is the steeper section of ice just below the cave belay

 

The amphitheatre containing the Last Gentleman, Promenade, and Who's Who; there are two parties on the Gentleman and a part of three on the Promenade

 

The Promenade: A party of three climbs the first pitch of Promenade

 

Called on Account of Rains: Simeon starts the second pitch

 

Called on Account of Rains: Tommy takes the right-hand line of ice on the top pitch

 

Called on Account of Rains: Tommy takes the right-hand line of ice on the top pitch

 

Who's Who in Outer Space: A climber leads the first pitch of Who's Who in delaminated conditions