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Location: CO : New Boulder Canyon Guideboo...
By: Aaron Pence When: Jun 19, 2009

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Comments: Yeah, it does look good. What about the binding? Are we talking quality like Rossiter's BoCan Falcon Guide, or falls-apart-the-first-time Rolofson BoCan guide? Both of my Rolofson guides had pages fall out from crappy binding the first time I opened them up at the crags.

Who's the author of the new guide?


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : RMNP - Mixed/Ice : Emerald Lake / Tyndall Gorg... : Hallett Peak - mixed/ice : East Ridge (4th Mod. Snow)
By: Aaron Pence When: Jun 15, 2009

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Comments: I did this route on 6/14/09 and found the bottom to be completely melted out. I climbed a snow ramp just to the right of the main gully. Where the ramp ended, the snow in the main gully began. I left the Bear Lake lot at 6am, but later wished I'd hit snooze a bit less that morning. When I reached the top of the gully, which also happens to be the steepest section, the snow was already very soft, almost too soft to ascend. The top of the gully definitely sees sun from first light, and if you... more >>


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Shirt Tail Peak : Gambit (5.8)
By: Aaron Pence When: Mar 2, 2009

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Comments: A bit more info on the last pitch....

Head straight up from the anchor and head left where it looks like you should step right or head left up a small incline. If you go right, then you'll end up on an inclined slab with a crack toward the back where there's a large overhang. The overhang looks tough and is clearly not the 5.6 way to go (not to mention has loose blocks above the overhang). When you head left, go to a corner and head straight up. The blocks above look chossy from below, but ... more >>


Location: CO : Boulder : Flatirons : Central : Skunk Canyon : ... : Angel's Way (5.2)
By: Aaron Pence When: Dec 15, 2008

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Comments: Did this for the first time on Saturday. Beautiful line on great rock! The directions offered above were really helpful. Rossiter's description in the Flatirons guide isn't great for the first time back up in Skunk Canyon. So thanks to all for the trail/recon beta. One piece of advice...never take the descent past the Fifth Flatiron if there's snow in the gully! I almost impaled myself on downed trees multiple times.


Location: CO : Kor Show - Location changed...
By: Aaron Pence When: Sep 18, 2008

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Comments: It'd be a bit ridiculous to give people that waited in line at Neptune's preferential treatment. The line at Neptune's was very expected and someone determined to get tickets would've realized their best chance was online when the sale opened.

Dealing with GA at Mackey is gonna be a shit show.


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : The Wind Tower : Wind Tower - SW Face : Tigger (5.5)
By: Aaron Pence When: Apr 24, 2006

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Comments: Warning: There is a very loose piece of rock at the crux roof. It is attached to the broken ledge system on the climber's right at the roof. It should be ticked with an X to let others know it is unstable.


Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
re: climbing partners Colorado / Rockies PartnersAaron PenceJan 17, 2014
BoCan and Upper Dream conditionsColorado & Rocky Mountain RegionAaron PenceApr 25, 2013
re: Eldo or Boulder Canyon Saturday (4/6)Colorado / Rockies PartnersAaron PenceApr 5, 2013
Climb today, Saturday 3/30Colorado / Rockies PartnersAaron PenceMar 30, 2013
re: CO: Eldo, No need for more partners this weekend (8/25-26).Colorado / Rockies PartnersAaron PenceAug 22, 2012
re: Thursday 8/23 Eldorado Colorado / Rockies PartnersAaron PenceAug 22, 2012
Apache and Brainard Lake ConditionsColorado & Rocky Mountain RegionAaron PenceJun 1, 2012
Fellow "9 to 5er" partnersColorado / Rockies PartnersAaron PenceMay 30, 2011
re: CCC-Red Slab-Tomorrow PM (Sunday)Colorado / Rockies PartnersAaron PenceMay 21, 2011
re: Boulder partner needed for Sunday 5/22Colorado & Rocky Mountain RegionAaron PenceMay 20, 2011
Boulder partner needed for Sunday 5/22Colorado & Rocky Mountain RegionAaron PenceMay 20, 2011
Eldo or BC - Sat 1/30Colorado / Rockies PartnersAaron PenceJan 29, 2010
Partner for Eldo or BC for Sat. 1/16Colorado / Rockies PartnersAaron PenceJan 14, 2010
Dream Canyon conditionsColorado & Rocky Mountain RegionAaron PenceNov 5, 2009
re: Indian Peaks Conditions??Colorado & Rocky Mountain RegionAaron PenceJul 1, 2009
re: Indian Peaks Conditions??Colorado & Rocky Mountain RegionAaron PenceJun 26, 2009
re: Del Water Gap, Gunks, Rumney... 6/12-7/18Eastern and Southern StatesAaron PenceJun 11, 2009
re: Del Water Gap, Gunks, Rumney... 6/12-7/18Eastern and Southern StatesAaron PenceJun 11, 2009
re: Red Garden RapsColorado & Rocky Mountain RegionAaron PenceMay 6, 2009
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