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Member Since: Feb 13, 2010
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Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Split Rocks : West Tiers : Blood and Cuts (5.9)
By: Alan Nilsson When: Jan 2, 2013

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Comments: Disagree, 5.9 is accurate IMHO.


Location: CA : High Sierra : Mt. Goode : North Buttress (5.9)
By: Alan Nilsson When: Feb 13, 2010

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Comments: Helmet, helmet, helmet. I think even for an alpine route, this climb is fairly loose.

Well worth the effort though


Location: WY : Grand Teton National Park : Mount Moran : South Buttress Right, Mt. M... (5.11) : Photo
By: Alan Nilsson When: Feb 13, 2010

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Comments: What you don't see is the huge roof below. This pitch ranks right up there with cosmic bliss, I still dream about it. Huge exposure, adrenalin, yes... give me, give me, give me :)


Location: WY : Grand Teton National Park : Mount Moran : South Buttress Right, Mt. M... (5.11)
By: Alan Nilsson When: Feb 13, 2010

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Comments: I climbed this back in 2003, and taken as a whole experience, it still sticks in my mind as one the of the best routes I have ever climbed.

I don't remember all of the climb, but here are the standout's:

The crux is size dependent, my fat sausage fingers would need a hammer to get them in the crack, my wife thought it was perfect. Even with fat fingers, I didn't think it was too hard, solid 11a (going off of Yosemite standards)

The great traverse is one of the best pitches in the universe. ... more >>