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Last Visit: Jun 15, 2016
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
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Location: lin murphy : some climbs : Photo
By: ABB When: Nov 6, 2015

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Comments: Great to see Wanda, a force of nature! Everest, third woman. K2, first woman. Gasherbrum III, first, period. Annapurna, solo. Cho Oyu, solo. Sadly, perished on Kangchenjunga ('92), her 9th of the 8000'ers.


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Redgarden Wall : Redgarden - Tower One : One and a Half Hours of Pow... (5.11- PG13)
By: ABB When: Apr 15, 2014

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Comments: There are three bolts in rapid succession after leaving the ground. The first two, including the 1/4" stud without a hanger, were replaced with beefy SS Fixe bolts from American Safe Climbing Association (ASCA). The third bolt (not replaced) is a 3/8" wedge bolt that looks to be in good condition.


Location: CO : Boulder : Flatirons : North : First Flatiron : Fandango Variation (5.6)
By: ABB When: Sep 1, 2013

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Comments: ...to clarify Chris' comment re: location of rap anchors, (...'NEAR THE END OF THE 1ST FLATIRON.'), the anchors are on the summit.


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : The West Ridge : West Ridge - part A - Versc... : Wishbone (5.11b/c PG13)
By: ABB When: Aug 21, 2007

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Comments: I've heard 'talk' about adding a bolt between what is currently the last bolt and the anchor. That would certainly remove any last semblance of 'teeth' this fine route has to offer. I think we can all agree we don't need another non-descript clip-up with a queue. The dash between the crux and the anchor is moderate by comparison and will ensure continued engagement rather than a reckeless 'get-me-outta-here...clip-and-punch-it' to the anchor. A fall at that point says more about head-strength a... more >>


Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
re: Ken WilsonMemorialABBJun 15, 2016
re: Ulnar Nerve Issues and taping questionInjuries and AccidentsABBJun 6, 2016
re: Static Rope Selection for Top Rope AnchorsClimbing Gear DiscussionABBMay 12, 2016
re: What routes in Eldo would get more traffic with one more bolt?ColoradoABBOct 20, 2015
re: 2015 Alpine Rock ConditionsColoradoABBOct 13, 2015
re: Using anchors for TR'ing/belaying a followColoradoABBJul 9, 2015
re: Placing 3/8" Bolts, How Many Turns?Climbing Gear DiscussionABBSep 19, 2014
re: What's the point of the AAC?General ClimbingABBNov 9, 2013
re: quickdraw unclips from bolt, climber injured (NH)Injuries and AccidentsABBOct 7, 2013
re: ArchangelGeneral ClimbingABBAug 20, 2013
re: ArchangelGeneral ClimbingABBAug 20, 2013
re: night boulderingBoulderingABBAug 19, 2013
re: Cob rock - new rappel routeColoradoABBAug 8, 2013
re: Cob rock - new rappel routeColoradoABBAug 8, 2013
re: night boulderingBoulderingABBAug 5, 2013
re: Draws Stolen after left due to thunderstorm July 3rd, Easter RockCommunity ForumABBJul 4, 2013
re: Gear failure Climbing Gear DiscussionABBJul 2, 2013
re: Do I really need a bear canister in RMNP?ColoradoABBMay 14, 2013
re: Do I really need a bear canister in RMNP?ColoradoABBMay 13, 2013
re: climbing wall with real rocksGeneral ClimbingABBFeb 15, 2013
re: Favorite climbing photographers?General ClimbingABBOct 6, 2012
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