Black Diamond athlete Will Gadd, one of the great characters in the sport of climbing, rolled down from his home turf in Canada to have a taste of the mixed climbing action in Montana's Hyalite Canyon. First up on his list was Roman Candle, an overhanging M8 line guarded by a "roman candle" of ice. The ice looked a touch unstable, but, ever game, Gadd dialed-in the belay safely out of the way of any possible hazards and then set off on what quickly turned into one hell of a ride. Time to bail, right? Naw. Gadd, as he often does, got back on and battled to the anchors like the mixed maestro he is.

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