Black Ice Couloir 2018

July 17, 2018
The Black Ice is currently falling out of condition. Warm weather is bringing in Mid/Late summer conditions. 
July 6, 2018
First pitch into the couloir is mixed snow, ice and rock.  Couloir itself is 90% neve with some bulges of ice near the top.  The Alberich's Alley variation is in excellent condition as of July 4th.
 Looking up the bottom of the BI, Photo taken 7.4.18
  Looking down the middle section of the BI, Photo taken 7.4.18
 Upper portion of BI on the right, Alberich's Alley on the left, Photo taken 7.4.18
 Top of BI from the Owen Spalding, Photo taken 7.4.18
June 26, 2018
Currently shaping up, requiring two tools and crampons. Mostly neve, with several bulges of good steeper ice.

Photo taken 6.25.18

Photo taken 6.25.18\

Photo taken 6.13.18