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camakare
01-17-2013, 11:37 AM
Ran up Shoestring Wednesday, seems like it took some punishment from the rain, enough ice to climb though a bit thin and hollow in spots. Approach and climbing between ice steps was nice consolidated snow. Took the rock finish so didn't get a good look at the direct ice finish, would guess that it is similar to the rest of the gully, there but thin.

ralbert20
01-18-2013, 11:58 AM
What did you bring for rock gear?

camakare
01-18-2013, 05:19 PM
Was solo, but looked like it would be protectable with a light alpine rack - set of nuts, tricams (personal preference in winter), and/or smaller cams to a #1 BD?

schase1967
01-31-2013, 11:41 AM
I am wondering what the current, 1/31/2013, snow and ice conditions are on Shoestring.

I am looking at 700 miles to do this route. I'd like to be able to solo it, so I nee the conditions to be reasonable at the very least.

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ripunx12690
01-31-2013, 02:15 PM
if your driving 700 miles to do this id Waite man its been 50 and raining the last few days its going to get cold again this week but id give it some time...