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Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Redgarden Wall : Redgarden - Tower One : Grand Giraffe (5.10a)
By: 419 When: Mar 14, 2014

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Comments: You may be able to booty a cam (clean up litter) if you drag a coat hanger up to the offwidth crux. There appears to be a hand-sized Friend laying uncammed in the back of the 5-6 inch crack. It's probably 4 feet beyond arm's reach.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Avalon : First Tier : The Anti-Sport (5.10+)
By: 419 When: Jul 2, 2013

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Comments: Great route, Cor.

It has cleaned up well and protects well without a BD 3-4.


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Vail Ice : Rigid Designator Amphitheat... : Photo
By: 419 When: Feb 10, 2013

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Comments: Name those climbs.


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Vail Ice : Rigid Designator Amphitheat... : The Rigid Designator Steps (WI4 M6)
By: 419 When: Feb 10, 2013

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Comments: Any First Ascent history out there?

Step 3+ remains unclimbed. The topout looks pretty adventurous. We will see how it cleans up.


Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road : Cactus Cliff : Hurricane Hinzi (5.11c/d)
By: 419 When: Jan 26, 2013

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Comments: This route is not 5.11c/d. The grade should reflect mandatory mono finger pockets in a bulge section with poor feet.

I didn't see a drilled pocket, but I don't the route's history.


Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road : Cactus Cliff : I Claudius (5.11b)
By: 419 When: Jan 26, 2013

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Comments: My opinion: This is a classic Colorado crack climb.

Where else in CO can you find a limestone crack of this quality? Please tell me so I can go climb it. Warm up on Oscar de la Cholla for a few finger locks and hand jams.


Location: CO : Morrison/Evergreen : Morrison Routes : Morrison Solo (5.6 X)
By: 419 When: Dec 17, 2012

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Comments: Morrison offers a great opportunity for high mileage days. The cliffs have a number of endurance traverses, soft dihedrals and easy options for descent. The rock quality is generally solid - look, listen and feel.

Be safe and go explore.


Location: WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : Icicle Creek : Prusik Peak : West Ridge (5.7)
By: 419 When: Sep 26, 2012

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Comments: Route Description:
Pitch 1 - Begin at the highest point on Prusik Pass. Looking at Prusik Peak you will see a distinct 5.6ish crack that will take you through blocky climbing to the West Ridge. Belay when the ridge levels out or when you hit a flat trail. This is a long pitch
Pitch 2 - Follow the flat trail around the Northside of the ridge. Climb up 15 ft to the southside of the ridge. The exposure is great here. Stop and belay at a "slingable" block before the 5.7 slab crux.
Pitch 3 - C... more >>


Location: OR : Trout Creek
By: 419 When: Sep 13, 2012

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Comments: Jeff Wenger's Trout Creek Climbing Guidebook is available at Redpoint Climbers Supply in Terrebonne, OR. It is priced at $23.95.


Location: International : North America : Canada : British Columbia : Squamish : ... : Rutabaga (5.11a)
By: 419 When: Sep 1, 2012

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Comments: This climb is directly under Europa, 5.8 multipitch. Europa is still very chossy and it is expected to be chossy for a long time. Parties climbing Arrowroot, Turnip and Rutabaga should be wary of rock fall.

Wear a helmet!


Location: International : North America : Canada : British Columbia : Squamish : ... : Turnip (5.8)
By: 419 When: Sep 1, 2012

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Comments: This climb is directly under Europa, 5.8 multipitch. Europa is still very chossy and it is expected to be chossy for a long time. Parties climbing Arrowroot, Turnip and Rutabaga should be wary of rock fall.

Wear a helmet!


Location: International : North America : Canada : British Columbia : Squamish : ... : Arrowroot (5.10b)
By: 419 When: Sep 1, 2012

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Comments: This climb is directly under Europa, 5.8 multipitch. Europa is still very chossy and it is expected to be chossy for a long time. Parties climbing Arrowroot, Turnip and Rutabaga should be wary of rock fall.

Wear a helmet!


Location: OR : Trout Creek : The Northern End : The Wiggle Room (5.10-)
By: 419 When: Aug 5, 2012

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Comments: Bring RP's.


Location: OR : Smith Rock : The Dihedrals : Cry Babies (5.9)
By: 419 When: Jun 29, 2012

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Comments: Great view awaits on top.

You can rap the Cross Fire chain anchor with a 70 meter rope to descend to the base on Cinnamon Slab.

Jonathan


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Hawk-Eagle Ridge
By: 419 When: Feb 22, 2012

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Comments: This is the Eldo crag for a windy day. There was a High Wind Advisory with 40-60 mph gusts, and the climbing here was comfortable.

Go for it.


Location: CO : South Platte : Turkey Rocks : Turkey Perch : Cold Turkey (5.8+)
By: 419 When: Sep 26, 2011

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Comments: This line will be in the shade when the rest of the area is getting fired up.

BETA:
The crux protects well with an RP on the face.


Location: OR : Smith Rock : Phoenix : When Llamas Bolt (5.11a)
By: 419 When: Sep 11, 2011

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Comments: Stay on the left side of the arete for the entire top section, there is one two finger pocket on the right side used to setup for the big move. In general, It is hard 2 finger pocket climbing with a few friction feet then a big move into a jug finish. Sandbag.


Location: OR : Smith Rock : The Christian Brothers : Jete (5.8)
By: 419 When: Sep 11, 2011

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Comments: After the 5th bolt there is a 40 ft run out of 5.4 climbing. Enjoy


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : The Highlands aka Highlande... : Get Insurance (5.9+)
By: 419 When: Sep 4, 2011

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Comments: Crux nut placement is tricky and doesn't inspire confidence (#8 nut placed with the width facing out). There is a bomb #1 Camalot placement just above.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : The Highlands aka Highlande... : Gear Head (5.9-)
By: 419 When: Sep 4, 2011

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Comments: This crack zips up real nice with nuts and cams #0.3-#2.

No need for TCUs or the bolt.

The flake on the arete between Gearhead and Airhead is very loose.


Location: CO : Alpine Rock : RMNP - Rock : Petit Grepon : Southwest Corner (5.9)
By: 419 When: Aug 18, 2011

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Comments: There is a bail flake equipped with webbing at the top of pitch 5 just before you pull onto the face for the 5.9 pitch.

Rappels - two bolt anchor at the top into another two bolt anchor. We could not find a convenient third anchor, hit the end of the ropes at some suspect webbing and wound up down climbing 20 feet on a 4th class section rock away from the suspect webbing along a ledge. The grassy ledge walks out near the Petit face. Find the fourth rappel at the end of the grassy ledge abov... more >>


Location: WY : Ten Sleep Canyon : French Cattle Ranch : Big Kahuna Pillar : Racing Babies / Lounging Li... (5.10b/c)
By: 419 When: Aug 16, 2011

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Comments: This route's last bolt is X'd out and needs replacement. Spinner! The run out isn't bad and the fall is safe. I clipped it anyway.


Location: WY : Vedauwoo : Reynolds Hill : Labyrinth (5.9)
By: 419 When: Jul 5, 2011

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Comments: The second pitch is not often done. Top out the climb to enter the Labyrinth.


Location: CO : Estes Park Valley : Lumpy Ridge : The Book : J-Crack Slab Area : Pear Buttress (5.8)
By: 419 When: Jun 29, 2011

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Comments: A piton protects the cave exit.


Location: CO : San Luis Valley : Penitente Canyon
By: 419 When: Jul 13, 2010

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Comments: There are a lot of routes with serious ground fall potential. Bring a stick clip to save yourself the worry and protect against rattlesnakes. On a single day trip, I saw 3 different rattlesnakes. Come to find out, there is a RATTLESNAKE DEN at the mouth of the canyon. Climbs are mostly a bit short (40-60ft) and lacking bolts at times (3-4 is not uncommon). Bring your A game, and be ready for slabby climbing mixed with thin, vertical climbing.