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Refrigerator Couloir - WI3

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty WI2
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 1.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5

Description:

AI3 at it's hardest. This is a fun route and very moderate for it's AI3 rating, if you're OK with steep snow it's a cruiser route. The reputation that this route has received due to the rumors of horrible rock fall is not entirely deserved, and the objective danger has definitely been blown out of proportion. The descent is more tricky...

Submitted by: sharpie on 2005-08-06
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Route ID: 68769

3 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty WI2 PD
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: patorionm on 2007-06-02 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Stellar Route

I agree that the descent is more tricky, but you do have to remain alert for the ascent...one false step would result in a long ride. As for the rock fall, I'd climb it nice & frozen just to avoid rolling the dice.

Added: 2007-02-02

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Onsight Onsight ascent by: --ross on 2005-08-06 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Witnessed by: sharpie
Added: 2005-08-06

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: sharpie on 2005-06-17 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

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Witnessed by: Ban Clark, --ross
Added: 2005-06-17