• Date - 12/09/2006
  • Elevation - 8,800'
  • Route - Spiral Staircase
  • Miles - 1.0
  • Elevation Gain - 300'
  • ACME Mapper - Link
  • CalTopo - Link
  • Partners - George Barnes, Nate Stutzke


The Spiral Staircase is an ice flow to the east of the Rigid Designator and The Fang.  We got to Vail early because of the weekend and were the first climbers to the area.  George led the pitch and Nate cleaned.  From the top, they set up two top ropes on each side of the flow and we each got several laps in.


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