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[pct-l] Re: ice axe - risk - New Army Pass

In a message dated 2/27/2002 6:42:20 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
Bighummel@aol.com writes:

> The ice cornice - wall at Forrester Pass in 1977, the lowest snowfall year 
> of 
> record, was several feet taller than I am, probably around 10 or more feet. 
> Even if steps have been cut into the vertical ice, you have to figure out a 
> secure way of climbing up, and consider the exposure of 300 to 400 feet 
> below 
> you should you fall.  AND you have to get your pack over also.

So, how did you do it?

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