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Ames Ice Hose - WI5

Average Rating = 4.50/5 Average Rating : 4.50 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty WI5 M6
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.75/5
  Scenery 4.20/5
  Fun Factor 4.60/5

Description:

A beautiful direct unmistakable 4 pitch ice route. The first two pitches are grade 4 up a ribbon of ice, and gain the upper two pitches on the vertical ice wall above.

Submitted by: kachoong on 2004-05-10
Views: 853
Route ID: 52637

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Ratings
  Difficulty WI5
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: jabo1 on 2009-12-30 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Currently in

The ice was in and nice. We belayed the first pitch at the rap chains then climbed up and right of the fat upper ice wall to belay. There seems to be less ice fall at that point. There is a old pin and opportunities for gear to belay.

Added: 2010-01-04

Ratings
  Difficulty WI4
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: cologman on 2009-02-22 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Ames is Awesome!

Climbed with Mike Soucy under really fat conditions. Was an awesome day of ice climbing!

Added: 2009-04-02

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: incubi81 on 2007-03-06 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Ames Ice Hose

Really Fat! Lead all the pitches.

Added: 2007-03-09

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: iceisnice on 2006-12-04 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars amazing ames

can be done in 3 pitches

Added: 2006-12-04

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Red Point Red Point ascent by: iceisnice on 2006-06-07 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

Best ice climb in Colorado.

Added: 2006-06-07

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