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Notch in the side of Alto Relex

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Offline SergeantFunk

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Notch in the side of Alto Relex
« on: October 25, 2016, 11:35:14 AM »
See attached pic.   (credit: https://visitbigbend.com/bicycles/)

There's a cool pouroff notched in the side of Alto Relex (as I recall), that I once climbed up to the base as far as I could. Very brambly but neat rock spires.  My friend called the place "praying hands"...seemed appropriate, don't know if there's an official name.

So - has anyone been atop the ridge here (from Ernst valley etc) to look down in this little hole?  Presuming the only way in is with gear...just curious.
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Offline Buck

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Re: Notch in the side of Alto Relex
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2016, 03:46:39 PM »
I climbed up to the base in 1994 but the wasps were so bad I had to beat a hasty retreat!
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Re: Notch in the side of Alto Relex
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2016, 08:30:09 PM »
I climbed up to the base in 1994 but the wasps were so bad I had to beat a hasty retreat!

Funny how large furry vertebrates usually, IF - we even see them, are running way and seldom interrupt the fun.  But nasty small stinging things really put a cramp in our plans. For that matter they don't even have to sting. Skunks in camp for instance.  Ugh.
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