Andy in the Rockies

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Skunk Canyon - Stairway To Heaven
May 4, 2008

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Stairway To Heaven dwarfed by Satans Slab....Brian, Fabio, and Eric scramble up the first bit of Stairway To Heaven....I saw a bunch of these lizards....Fabio gets back on route after ascending too far to climbers right on the f...After the second pitch (which was nearly all third class after the first 30...An unknown climber follows behind us....You get a nice view of Achean Pronoucement on the left and Dreadnought on t...Another shot of Dreadnought.  Apparently the arete is 1000' of 5.5....Fabio scrambles toward Like Heaven - a sub peak along the ridge....Fabio scrambles toward Like Heaven - a sub peak along the ridge.  A little ...View of Satan's Slab....Fabio belays from the top of Like Heaven.  Although very easy climbing, tha...Fabio begins the last bit up to Heaven.  With a 70m rope you can make it to...Fabio makes his way toward Heaven - the high point of Stairway To Heaven....Looking back down from the middle of the final pitch up to the top of Heave...Eric approaches Heaven....Eric approaches Heaven....Brian on the top of Heaven....Brian downclimbs to the rappel tree....Eric rappelling off Heaven....
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