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Orient Bay Area

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Crag: Orient Bay

Rating: WI5, 75m

Route Description
Classic corner/chimney is an area testpiece. It forms most years, but is never overly-generous. Can be climbed in one pitch with a 60m rope.

Pitch 1: (WI5, 50m) Begin in the icycorner and climb continuously technical, brittle ice to a small rock ledge on the right side. Save screws for the belay.

Pitch 2: (WI4, 20m) Climb your choice of the ice pillars that drape the vertical wall above.

Descent: Rappel Eveil des Sens, which is the climb immediately to the right.

First Ascent: M. Dahlberg, L. Saroka, S. Arneson, M. Quigley, 1985

Report by: Shaun Parent

Entered: 2004-02-24