Hyalite Canyon + Black Magic Wall + Genesis Area + Unnamed Wall + Mummy Cooler Area + Twin Falls Area + Winter Dance Area + Responsible Area + The Dribbles Area + Palace Butte Area + Overlook Mountain Area

A super strenous scratch-fest in the crux, and some super-pump after the crux; but at least mostly safe by now!

Start up steep ice. Geet good gear before lauching out onto steep rock! then hit some more featured black columnar, then a right facing crack which takes you back to the ice. Barber-pole-squirm-exit move possible near top.

Only on occiasion will this route for fat and is more often a thin mixed climb with poor protextion. Almost 50 yards left opf The Thrill Is Gone is an other smear directil above some pine trees. Thin ice or rock up to 5.8 leads to thicker ice and moss then some bushes and a belay...

Just right of “Fears,” Smear Today, Gone Tomorrow streaks down a uniform wall. The climb was done over two days with the first establishing the fixed protection (on lead) then climbing it complete (with a leader fall) the next day. It starts at a belay on top of a detached block with a single...

This is the right-hand of two parallel melt-freeze drips that appeared late one season on the far right side of the cliff. It is characterized by a prominent corner on the bottom half. Since few ice climbers are around so late in the season, it is unclear just how often these might come in....

If you were counting the top Hyalite routes on one hand, Black Magic would certainly be included. For years Alex was the only one to ever climb it, dragging along whom ever he could when it was formed. In the mid 1990s, rising standards and enthusiasm started to see more and more ascents...