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Areas = 15
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Contributed Routes

Name Rating Type Location Date

Rose Rash

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (0)

TR, 1 pitch, 50'

MA : Rose Ledge

Mar 9, 2010

Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Definitely one of the coolest routes I have done.

Definitely one of the coolest routes I have done.

NY : The Gunks : ... : Cascading Crystal Kaleidosc... (5.8 PG13)

May 26, 2014

Bird's Nest Topo

Bird's Nest Topo

NH : Cathedral Ledge : ... : Bird's Nest (5.9)

Dec 6, 2013

Hiking in the Adirondacks

Hiking in the Adirondacks

Aaron L. : Randoms

Sep 5, 2013

My rack (protection and slings)

My rack (protection and slings)

Trad Climbing : RACK ENVY : Post

Apr 9, 2013

Black Diamond X4's expected to be delivered to REI on April 16th

Black Diamond X4's expected to be delivered to REI on April 16th

Climbing Gear Discussion : BD X4 on BD site : Post

Mar 19, 2013

Ambush!

Ambush!

WY : Wind River Range : ... : Ambush Plaisir (5.9)

Mar 8, 2010

Midsummer Dome is on the right-ish, and Ambush peak is the crazy looking one on the left.

Midsummer Dome is on the right-ish, and Ambush peak is the crazy looking one on the left.

WY : Wind River Range : ... : Midsummer's Dome SSW (5.7)

Mar 8, 2010

Contributed Comments

 

Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : a. The Uberfall : Boston (5.5 PG13)
By: Aaron L. When: May 17, 2012

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Comments: Led this one on our way out from some of the bigger stuff. Not as much fun as I had hoped, and pretty terrifying at some points. I used a couple of really small cams to protect and wished that I had a huge bomber cam to place the whole way up.
Interestingly, after I led it three of my buddies did it on top rope and all four of us managed to do it four different ways. Some opted for lay-back, some face climbing, and some jamming. It was really neat to see the variation in technique on just 25 fee... more >>


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Tucson Mountains : Gimme Some Wash Wall : TT Traverse (V1) : Photo
By: Aaron L. When: Feb 29, 2012

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Comments: ...and there goes any chance I had of an onsight


Location: NH : Echo Crag : 1. Square Inch Wall : Cooler Sacrifice (5.7)
By: Aaron L. When: Jan 13, 2012

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Comments: You can make this route a bit more challenging by staying right at the roof and climbing the thin crack in the dihedral. There is a solid finger lock near the top of the dihedral and then a sloper near the tree.


Location: NH : Rumney : Upper Darth Vadar : Squall (5.10c/d)
By: Aaron L. When: Oct 17, 2011

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Comments: Here is a video of me following Squall. I am 6'1", so I can reach up to the slot while still standing on the boulder. Still plenty of fun though...



Location: NH : Rumney : 5.8 Crag
By: Aaron L. When: Jul 14, 2011

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Comments: There is a fairly large wasp nest about two thirds of the way up the chimney on the left side. Take care not to disturb it when climbing the chimney or the adjacent routes.


Location: MA : Rose Ledge
By: Aaron L. When: Mar 9, 2010

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Comments: Here is a printable topo map from Dr. Topo:
drtopo.com/submitted/rose.pdf


Location: NH : Whitehorse Ledge : 7. The Slabs : Sea of Holes (5.7)
By: Aaron L. When: Feb 25, 2010

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Comments: Make sure to bring Tri-cams! On the second and third pitch, there are pockets which are too narrow for most cams. Tri-cams (especially the pink one) will help a lot


Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
re: Teaching you kid to free soloGeneral ClimbingAaron L.Apr 29, 2014
re: most dangerous aspect of climbingNorthern Utah & IdahoAaron L.Feb 22, 2014
re: Laptops vs TabletsOther SportsAaron L.Jan 13, 2014
re: route namesGeneral ClimbingAaron L.Sep 27, 2013
re: Question for the pros?Beginning ClimbersAaron L.Sep 5, 2013
re: Best LiteratureGeneral ClimbingAaron L.Sep 4, 2013
re: Turning bolted lines into trad lines, who does that?Trad ClimbingAaron L.Jul 21, 2013
re: Trad draws safetyGeneral ClimbingAaron L.Jul 6, 2013
"Three on a Rope" -- Funny climbing footage from back in the day?General ClimbingAaron L.May 9, 2013
re: Pest ControlGeneral ClimbingAaron L.May 9, 2013
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