Buttermilk Falls, Single or Double Ropes

Discussion in 'General Discussions' started by Chris5536, Dec 26, 2017.

  1. Chris5536

    Chris5536 New Member

    Generally prefer double ropes ice climbing but remembering may be overkill for buttermilk falls in the Cats. Any opinions? can all the raps be done with single 60m?
  2. Mike R

    Mike R Well-Known Member

    Yes. No need for anything longer than a 45m rope on BMF. Also, know that the top-most pitch can we walked off by going 300 ft or so to climbers' right. Descend next lower flow to climbers' left.
  3. Ice Bum

    Ice Bum New Member

    You can just use one of your half rope and double it over. I don't remember any pitch that's longer than 100 ft.

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