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Location: CA : Central Coast : Hwy 33/Ojai : Wheeler Gorge : Photo
By: UncleBen When: Apr 13, 2016

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Comments: I like this picture.


Location: TN : Big South Fork : Cincinnati Wall : What Madness (5.12a) : Photo
By: UncleBen When: Apr 4, 2016

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Comments: Nice.


Location: AL : Sand Rock
By: UncleBen When: Feb 10, 2016

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Comments: The park is a profit center...they should foot the bill. Otherwise, look to none other than The Duke if you want to talk about SR bolting practices.


Location: TN : Castle Rock
By: UncleBen When: Jan 13, 2016

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Comments: No dogs allowed.
SCC FB post

Castle Rock Update: Due to the sensitive nature of the drinking water source running through the crag, the lower landowners at Castle Rock have asked that we no longer allow dogs in an effort to protect their drinking water. It is very important that we get this message out to the climbing community so as not to create a further access issue.
This rule is effective IMMEDIATELY. We will be posting new signage at C... more >>


Location: AL : Horse Pens 40
By: UncleBen When: Dec 7, 2015

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Comments: Unscientifically, I get "full coverage", I.E. full-bars, most everywhere on Chandler Mountain with AT&T. No help on speed tests.

Edited to add, based on the update below, that I drive from the front side to the rear side of Chandler Mountain everyday. Only until I am on the far side, headed down the hill into the valley, do I drop coverage. I wouldn't say AT&T is "horrible"... Certainly pulls enough for phone, Pandora, and email...same if I head up the mountain and towards the l... more >>


Location: AL : Sand Rock : Holiday Block : Cinco de Mayo (5.10c/d)
By: UncleBen When: Nov 25, 2015

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Comments: Re-tro-bolt. Listed as trad for sympathy towards history. Reality is a pained existence at Cherokee Rock Village. All hail the sport climber.


Location: AL : Jamestown
By: UncleBen When: Nov 6, 2015

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Comments: @ATX

Rest assured, the owner of the road will clear the branches soon. Not to worry.

You can always park at the top, one road up the mountain, about three miles down, under the power lines. Walk back up the road a tad, then down the hill to the prominent pine tree with rappel slings. Rappel here, over the Winter Wall....Wild Iris vicinity.

This is the easier way to get in, anyway. And, it avoids the farm below.

EDITED TO ADD: Thanks, Scott. Y'all do a good job keeping up with JT. Keep up t... more >>


Location: AL : Sand Rock : Jaws Block/West Side Rock : Heave Ho (5.11a) : Photo
By: UncleBen When: Oct 30, 2015

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Comments: Squeeze job....
Retro bolt?
Both?
Ding ding ding....Winner!

But who cares, right?
It's Sandrock.


Location: Southern States : New Route Ethics : Post : Photo
By: UncleBen When: Oct 14, 2015

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Comments: #GTFO!!! HPSC.


Location: NC : Laurel Knob : Groover (Gaskin Finish) (5.8)
By: UncleBen When: Oct 9, 2015

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Comments: Freddie....if the direct P1 of the OR is no problem, you will not have any issue on the "runout" section of Groover....especially with the new bolts.


Location: AL : Steele : SCC Property : Skydiver (5.9-)
By: UncleBen When: Sep 25, 2015

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Comments: Don't tread on the Wolfe Wall gully. Approach from above.


Location: AL : Steele : SCC Property : Banana Republic (5.9+)
By: UncleBen When: Sep 13, 2015

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Comments: Pin pulled and replaced with a bolt just before the roof. Deletes PG13 rating.... *** short route.
Rock Climbing Photo: Rope is attached to anchors, bolt is below the lip...
Rope is attached to anchors, bolt is below the lip of the roof. Ge ta 0.5 once established on the horn, then pull into the top looking for small gear.



Location: UncleBen : Things. : Photo : Comment : Photo
By: UncleBen When: Sep 12, 2015

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Comments: Loves beer.


Location: UncleBen : Things. : Photo
By: UncleBen When: Sep 12, 2015

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Comments:
Rock Climbing Photo: Better now.
Better now.



Rock Climbing Photo: Mmm.
Mmm.



Location: AL : Jamestown
By: UncleBen When: Sep 9, 2015

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Comments: Yes, the DCA covers Jamestown.
PM me through the site for information about Jamestown.
Or contact MP user Jeff Mekolites.


Location: TN : Stone Door @ Savage Gulf St... : Whiskey Religion (5.8)
By: UncleBen When: Aug 31, 2015

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Comments: Fantastic name. Drunk on Saturday. Church on Sunday. Cheers.


Location: AL : Steele
By: UncleBen When: Jul 31, 2015

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Comments: For information concerning Steele's history, SCC access achievement, and SCCLT regulations, click this link: SCC/Steele

In short:

1. Keep the noise to a minimum.
2. No camping at the crag.
4. Keep dogs on a leash at all times and no dogs left of Wolfe Wall.
5. No Trespassing beyond SCC owned property.
6. 911 may not be able help you, in time, in rural AL. So, be extra safe.
7. No fires!!!

Climbing Regulations:

1. ... more >>


Location: AL : Moss Rock Preserve : Lost Roof Area
By: UncleBen When: Jul 30, 2015

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Comments: The name escapes me, but it has always been a popular little problem.


Location: AL : Lake Smith
By: UncleBen When: Jun 26, 2015

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Comments: It's called "Smith Lake". Not, Lake Smith. And if you are gonna post DWS on Smith Lake, you ought to identify a cove or nearby landmark.


Location: NC : Whiteside Mountain : Southwest Corner : S.O.S. (5.10b)
By: UncleBen When: May 13, 2015

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Comments: Woody Wall!!! Heck yeah!


Location: GA : Mount Yonah : The Boulder : The Boulder (C2-)
By: UncleBen When: Apr 15, 2015

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Comments: The South Georgia Hard Aid and Alpinism club strikes again!


Location: DavisMeschke : profile picture : Photo
By: UncleBen When: Apr 3, 2015

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Comments: The President, CEO, and founding member of the South Georgia Hard Aid and Alpine Club (SGHAAC for short) with the newest member.

Currently, Davis has responsibility for all events coordination, travel arrangements, is the club Secretary, Treasurer, and should be considered the resident authority on all club travel and media opportunities.

The club is currently looking for a new Fashion Director.
To wit....to join, one must accept and cultivate the stinkyness of the following uniform....

Gla... more >>


Location: South Carolina : Photo
By: UncleBen When: Feb 14, 2015

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Comments: Yosemite-esque! Yet, Southern.


Location: South Carolina
By: UncleBen When: Feb 14, 2015

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Comments: Brad...good luck! SC is a treasure trove.


Location: GA : Mount Yonah : Hobbits Perch : Next Time (5.11a/b)
By: UncleBen When: Feb 14, 2015

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Comments: When Yoda speaks, you listen.


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