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Andrea Charest – Ouray Mixed Competition 2013

Andrea reports on her experience competing at Ouray’s Mixed Competition this year.

The clock counted down and I headed up the easy ice into the rock section, accompanied by Blondie blaring from the AV system. I made the second clip. I used my hands, as I had during my preview, to get over the bulge and onto the slab– although I had a hard time trusting the handholds that I could not feel with frozen fingers. I clipped again. I heard people cheering my name, heard a frantic cowbell, and I moved upwards, shaking out and trying to breathe into my hands to warm them.

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Photo Credit: Lowa Photo, Mighty Aphrodite Competition Route, Ouray CO
Source: Andrea Charest / American Alpine Club
Submitted by:  Courtney Ley /  NEice.com


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