A-Basin Climbing Spot

Chris Walker

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I'm almost sure that giant rock in the background at the very right edge of the photo is the outcrop on the East Wall above the traverse before the North Pole. That would put them probably climbing Lenawee Mt. at the far end of the East Wall above the tree chutes. My uneducated guess.
 

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This looks like the back side of the East Wall to me. It also looks super chossy.
 

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Actually, because I'm bored and sick and the baby is asleep right now I played around with Google maps. I think that the crag is the buttress that I've circled in orange in the screenshot below. My second choice would be one of those cliffs along the band that I have underlined in red.

 
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Ah, yes! I knew I'd looked at that spot a bunch of times. I'll look around for some pics later... I must have a few that show it pretty clearly.
 
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Here's a nice early season shot of the front of the East Wall. Gotta be the back side... @kimmyt is definitely the closest.

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The scree field in the background of the original picture looks like the one you see behind when you're at the top of second or third notch.

I once saw a girl have to rescue her skis which fell down said scree field. Her boyfriend was waiting for her at the bottom of the notch, probably bitching about how long it took her to come down, unknowing she had to boot it down the scree field to get the ski and climb back up.
 
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