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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,
> The ice cornice - wall at Forrester Pass in 1977, the lowest snowfall year
> 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
> you should you fall. AND you have to get your pack over also.
So, how did you do it?
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