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Contributed Photos

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Jamie Gatchalian working out the amazing moves on Stuffed Wolf. <br />Photo: Adam Bove.

Jamie Gatchalian working out the amazing moves on Stuffed Wolf. Photo: Adam Bove.

CO : Golden : ... : Stuffed Wolf (5.13b)

Sep 12, 2011

Dan Scales ridin' the send train. <br />Photo: Adam Bove.

Dan Scales ridin' the send train. Photo: Adam Bove.

CO : Golden : ... : Slammer (5.12b)

Sep 12, 2011

Chip Nakagawa styin' it out with a bat hang rest on Slammer. <br />Photo: Adam Bove.

Chip Nakagawa styin' it out with a bat hang rest on Slammer. Photo: Adam Bove.

CO : Golden : ... : Slammer (5.12b)

Sep 12, 2011

Kai Huang hiking the crux on Ken T'Anks.

Kai Huang hiking the crux on Ken T'Anks.

CO : Golden : ... : Fission aka Ken T'ank (5.12c)

Jul 27, 2010

Contributed Comments

 

Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : The Twilight Zone
By: aBove When: Aug 24, 2011

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Comments: For folks visiting this area....

-MAKE SURE your belayer and climber is wearing a helmet!! Loads of friable rock make ripping grips off a very likely possibility (I personally had a brick size rock rip off a seemingly decent spot).

- BE SUPER CAREFUL of trundling boulders down. While the boulders aren't necessarily going to hit "belayers" at the canal zone, they come extremely close to the trail, if not on the trail, leading west away from the canal zone. And yes, people other than rock cli... more >>


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Animal World : Free Willie (5.11a)
By: aBove When: Aug 11, 2010

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Comments: The block with the 2 Xs does flex. I chose the method to the right, and it was totally fine with out that block; however, I watched the next party go up and they did a two handed, full body yard on the XX block to get to the left jug. If that block blows, the belayer is going to get smashed. Would it be a good idea to clean it (i.e. pry it off, so no one gets killed)??


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : The Highlands aka Highlande... : Not One Of Us (5.12a)
By: aBove When: Sep 7, 2008

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Comments: Really awesome! We linked the first two pitches via a LONG sling and it was fine, however tiring. Really really great!


Location: CO : Denver South : Castlewood Canyon SP : The Grocery Store Walls : Bozo No No (5.11a)
By: aBove When: Sep 23, 2007

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Comments: The first bolt on this puppy is spinning like there is no tomorrow...and had separated from the wall considerably.... The rest were fine though. Awesome line! Really, really fun!


Location: CO : Denver South : Castlewood Canyon SP : Vulture Walls : Pay Homage (5.12a/b)
By: aBove When: Sep 16, 2007

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Comments: Sick the whole way...it doesn't stop being hard.


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re: Flagstaff mountain... Crown Rock questionColoradoaBoveDec 21, 2010
re: Flagstaff mountain... Crown Rock questionColoradoaBoveDec 21, 2010
Flagstaff mountain... Crown Rock questionColoradoaBoveDec 20, 2010
re: off the road cragging...ColoradoaBoveMay 7, 2010
re: Any partners for around Cape Town, South Africa? Nov 27-Dec 8 Extended Trips and InternationalaBoveNov 12, 2009
re: GIS/Photogrammetry Professionals in the Denver/Boulder metro areaCommunity ForumaBoveJul 22, 2009
re: whats the funniest climbing anchor someone DIDN'T die on...Climbing Gear DiscussionaBoveOct 4, 2007