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Wyoming Outlaw: WI5 M-Thought Provoking
[Photo] Shawn Gregory
As Guyer belayed, Mulkey lead the pitch. "The ice was in super good shape and the feeling of throwing tools quickly became a calming rhythm," Mulkey wrote. "The weather continued to get worse and we truly started to think it was January not September." Mulkey traversed onto a hanging pillar, "hanging from one tool reaching way out to try and get a placement above the attachment point...when I swung the pillar fractured anyways," Mulkey wrote. "Already committed into the traverse I was able to tip toe my way up safely without taking a ride."
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