The Painted Wall Icicle

FA – (M9 WI 5+) 1/6/10

Icicle_Peter Peter Doucette following the ice pitch. The first pitch climbs overhanging rock from the right.  The icicle was in unusually fat condition  1/6/10
russellKevinMPhotos by Bayard Russell & Kevin Mahoney – Mahoney Alpine Adventures

1/6/10 – Climbing guide Bayard Russell has succeeded on the first ascent of a stunning mixed climb on the Painted Wall, Kancamagus Highway NH.  This climb has seen numerous attempts over the last few years but this week every thing came together for Bayard.

Read the full story on Bayard’s blog – Cathedral Style

Source: Bayard Russell

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