/ OI NEWS: REPORT: Neil Gresham Ice climbing in Austria

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Neil Gresham in Austria - WI6, 4 kbNeil Gresham reports on his recent trip to Austria with Ian Parnell.

On the last day of the trip, Ian and I set out to attempt the 6-pitch local test piece, Supervisor WI6...

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Ian Parnell - on 23 Feb 2012
In reply to UKC Gear: I'd echo Neil's recommendations here. The Eisarena area where Supervisor was had big multiple lines from WI3, and in better conditions there are similar lines at every grade up to WI7+ (whatever that is!). Mordor looked perhaps the best grade WI5 I've seen anywhere.
ice.solo - on 23 Feb 2012
In reply to Ian Parnell:

would that be the same wall where bendler and leitchfried put up that W17+ last winter (dont suppose theres too many about!).

damned fine lookin stuff.

all screws and threads? or anything going into rock?
Ian Parnell - on 23 Feb 2012
In reply to ice.solo: Thats right, theres a WI7 M7?? just left on Mordor and then just left again is the WI7+, neither of them formed when we were there. Just as well as then we had a nice excuse not to get very very scared. I think both those routes have mixed sections and the WI7+ has one bolt. Supervisor is just all on ice.

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