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Crag: Kama Bay

Rating: WI3, 25m

Route Description
The business starts right off the ground, with about 35 ft of thin, sometimes hollow ice. It may thicken out later in the season. The pro took a little work but it ís there and not bad (bring some stubby screws).

Follow the yellow smear of ice about halfway up the vertical section and then moved out left to thicker ice. The rating is WI 4/4- climbing on the bottom section, WI2 from there to the top. Because the steep section is so short, I averaged the grade, hence WI3.

Approach: Drive down the Domtar Road at Kama Kay to about kilometer 7.5, which puts you well past the last of the well-known climbs. There is a clearcut from which you can see the climb; it ís the biggest route on the face. Cross the clear-cut straight towards the climb and find the path of least resistance through the blow-downs to reach the upper shelf and the base of the climb.

Descent: Rap the route.

First Ascent: Donnie Kolb, Eric Landmann, December 2003

Report by: Donnie Kolb

Entered: 2004-02-26