|Photo from SummitPost.com
|Jason Dorais approaching the base of the climb. That's about 4 pitches of fairly challenging (for us) ice climbing.
|Old snow left from last year at the base of the climb. As winter progresses, the ice fall will mostly fill in. In fact, Ben Ditto and Matt Turley have skied the East Face of Roberts Horn in fat snow conditions.
|Jason leading Pitch 1.
|Me leading Pitch 2. The ice was super cold and hard, making screw placements really really frustrating. At the top of the bulge above, the ice gets thin. I pulled over the top scratching madly on bare rock. (Photo: Jason Dorais)