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Total Points: 196
Last Year: 5
Last 30 Days: 2
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
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All 629 | Routes 10 | Areas | Photos 3 | Page Improvements | Comments 82 | Posts 331 | Stars 114 | Ratings 89
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Location: WY : Lander Area : Sinks Canyon : Killer Cave : The Successor (5.13a/b)
By: Blake Cash When: 4 days ago

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Comments: The "original" from the ground start is now perpetually wet and looks to never be drying out (at least the past year). The stack start is off a right hand edge and a left hand mono.


Location: TN : The Tennessee Wall : T-Wall West : Psycho Path (5.13b)
By: Blake Cash When: Jan 19, 2016

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Comments: This route is deserving of a better description:

One of the few, if only, routes where you get to pull on two finger pockets.

Begin with a 30ft section of chossy, but somehow solid, rock to get to the first bolt...you can place a number 3 along the way if you're worried about this. From this first bolt, you begin a 3 bolt section of pockets and slopey edges that lead to a dead point to a good iron-patina'd jug. You will clip both the 3rd and 4th (normally a long sling) from this rest. Sid... more >>


Location: TN : Castle Rock : Predator Wall : El Che (5.12c)
By: Blake Cash When: Jan 13, 2016

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Comments: Following the line of weakness is the only way to climb this route...2 hand moves left of the bolt line and you're in jugs. 12a.


Location: WY : Lander Area : Wild Iris : The Erratic : When I Was a Young Girl, I ... (5.13a)
By: Blake Cash When: Sep 22, 2015

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Comments: This route couldn't be 65ft if it tried!


Location: TN : Foster Falls : The Right Bunker : Gas Chamber (5.13a) : Photo
By: Blake Cash When: Mar 9, 2015

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Comments: Wait...he's not chillen in the crux?


Location: TN : The Tennessee Wall : T-Wall West : Hands of Stone (5.11b)
By: Blake Cash When: Feb 23, 2015

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Comments: Ooof....pretty bad route.


Location: TN : The Tennessee Wall : T-Wall West : The Stinger Arete (5.12b/c)
By: Blake Cash When: Dec 27, 2014

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Comments: Has been rebolted and new anchors as well. Amazing route!


Location: TN : The Tennessee Wall : T-Wall West : T-Rex (5.13a)
By: Blake Cash When: Dec 6, 2014

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Comments: Bottom of route has been rebolted...no more bolts sticking out. It has also been severely cleaned up. Still chossy...but not terrible. This route from the 4th bolt on is 4 stars anywhere.


Location: TN : Obed & Clear Creek : Tieranny Roofs : Whatsherface (5.13a)
By: Blake Cash When: Feb 18, 2014

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Comments: Best 13- at Tieranny. Unsure why is gets docked a star in the guide book...along with Canyon Man, which is the 2nd best route at Tieranny. Way better than the steeper thuggy routes that all get five stars.


Location: TN : Obed & Clear Creek : South Clear Creek : Solstice Cave : Solstice (5.12a) : Photo
By: Blake Cash When: Feb 15, 2014

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Comments: More proof that CO has no clue what sarcasm is.


Location: NC : Looking Glass Rock : North Side : Invisible Airwaves (5.10c A2)
By: Blake Cash When: Oct 16, 2013

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Comments: Funny...the "traverse" is not hard at all, although committing, not hard. It's the moves off of the ledge right after that are the hardest and mildly awkward.


Location: TN : Deep Creek : Ga'Jamit (5.11d) : Photo
By: Blake Cash When: Oct 16, 2013

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Comments: Still on Knee Deep here...


Location: TN : Deep Creek : Ga'Jamit (5.11d) : Photo
By: Blake Cash When: Aug 14, 2013

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Comments: This pic is of Knee Deep...not Gajammit.


Location: GA : Rocktown : The Orb : The Orb (V8)
By: Blake Cash When: Feb 13, 2013

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Comments: Crux, for me, was matching crack hold, cutting feet and staying on the wall. Mantle is rough too...don't take it for granted, get it wired.


Location: KY : Red River Gorge : The Motherlode : Undertow Wall : Chainsaw Massacre (5.12a)
By: Blake Cash When: Feb 12, 2013

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Comments: yep. chainsaw massacre. quite boring as well.


Location: GA : Rocktown : The Orb : Kurk the Roach (V1)
By: Blake Cash When: Feb 6, 2013

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Comments: Kurk the Roach is actually not the problem you are referring to. It is to the left of this problem you describe. Comes out a roof on edges to a sloping pinch, then moves through more slopers and a really cool soft ball-like hold at the top.


Location: GA : Rocktown : Asphalt Boulders : Grape Ape (V4 PG13)
By: Blake Cash When: Feb 1, 2013

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Comments: Great description, man. Feel like I was there climbing it when I read this...


Location: TN : Obed & Clear Creek : North Clear Creek : North Clear Creek : 441 (5.12b/c)
By: Blake Cash When: Jan 22, 2013

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Comments: So I take it this route isn't 35 feet if you need a 70m rope?


Location: TN : Obed & Clear Creek : Tieranny Roofs : Photo
By: Blake Cash When: Jan 22, 2013

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Comments: Edit: Tieranny is now equipped with climb tech draws!


Location: TN : Obed & Clear Creek : South Clear Creek : Image Wall : Super Final (5.12b)
By: Blake Cash When: Jan 18, 2013

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Comments: Copying straight from the guidebook to this website isn't exactly the best form, IMO. Tell us something that we don't get from the book...that is assuming you have even climbed the route.


Location: KY : Red River Gorge : Pendergrass-Murray Recreati... : Drive-By Crag : Kaleidescope (5.13c)
By: Blake Cash When: Dec 28, 2012

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Comments: Then the route's 13a and a 13c eliminate.


Location: TN : The Tennessee Wall : T-Wall East : The Meeker Rat (5.12d)
By: Blake Cash When: Dec 11, 2012

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Comments: Meeks...that's his last name.


Location: WV : The New River Gorge : New River Gorge Proper : Kaymoor : White Wall
By: Blake Cash When: Nov 12, 2012

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Comments: Yeah...hard trad isn't the name of the game....mid range sport is.


Location: WV : The New River Gorge : Meadow River Gorge : South Side Crags : Area 51 : The Project (5.13c)
By: Blake Cash When: Oct 21, 2012

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Comments: Agree. Very straight forward route, not your typical NRG route.


Location: MA : Mormon Hollow : Priapism (5.12-)
By: Blake Cash When: Sep 27, 2012

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Comments: Amazing route. I remember when the anchors on this thing were gone and you had to do the last move to where the anchor is now...then run it out all the way to the 5.8's anchors and lower. Super fun that way!


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