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Location: NM : Albuquerque Area Climbing : Sandia Mountains : Echo Canyon : Bush Shark Area : Westron Wynde (5.9)
By: Bob Graham When: Jun 9, 2012

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Comments: Did this yesterday, really fun route! The first pitch has some classic wide climbing, the 2nd has a cool roof section leading you up to the tree belay. The 3rd pitch is awesome!


Location: NM : Albuquerque Area Climbing : Sandia Mountains : La Cueva Canyon, Upper : Science Friction & Windward... : 1993: A face Odyssey (5.11a)
By: Bob Graham When: May 24, 2012

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Comments: I am not sure of the status of the blocks right of the crux bolt, I climbed left of the bolt as to not disturb the block, and the moves were pretty thin.


Location: ID : The Sawtooth Range : The Elephant's Perch : Splittgerber-March Direct (5.10b)
By: Bob Graham When: Sep 10, 2011

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Comments: First route on the Perch, very very good. I agree the climbing is very sustained and physical with lots of "wild" sections. Some awesome chimney climbing and wide crack systems. The 2 slabby sections are very different from the rest. Highly recommend this one!


Location: ID : The Sawtooth Range : The Elephant's Perch : Myopia (5.11a)
By: Bob Graham When: Sep 10, 2011

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Comments: This is an outstanding route with some nice technical climbing and good pro. There is a lot of stemming and liebacking after the crux with some wild 5.9 pitches up high.


Location: NM : Taos Area : Vista Verde Crag : 3. Gold Rush Wall : Gold Rush (5.11+)
By: Bob Graham When: Jun 17, 2011

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Comments: the roof is amazing!


Location: NM : Taos Area : Vista Verde Crag
By: Bob Graham When: Jun 3, 2011

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Comments: put 2 biners on the anchor chains of Gold Rush last night for speed and ease, please leave in place.


Location: NM : Taos Area : Tres Piedras : Middle Rock : Cowboy Bob's Chickenhead De... (5.10)
By: Bob Graham When: May 30, 2011

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Comments: One of the wildest and funnest climbs I have ever done. Protection is there but it is a heads up climb with some moves over bulges with pro below you. The chicken heads are amazing!


Location: NM : Taos Area : Vista Verde Crag
By: Bob Graham When: May 30, 2011

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Comments: Climbed today at the Vista Verde crags with a friend and we had a total blast, what fun climbing. Thanks to everyone who put in all the hard work to develop these climbs! Crackula and Crankenstein were a couple of our favorites.


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : East Stronghold : Out-of-Towners Dome : Aribas Ameobas (5.10+)
By: Bob Graham When: Jan 10, 2011

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Comments: Not sure if we got on the correct start the crux blank slab move on the first pitch, I thought was harder than anything I have climbed yet at Cochise, or perhaps equal to Warpaint. I started off the ramp behind the tree and reached over to clip the first bolt high up. I was left of the water streak bolt line that is very close to the right. Any thoughts if I was on the right route?


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : West Stronghold : Westworld Dome : Warpaint (5.10c PG13)
By: Bob Graham When: Jan 10, 2011

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Comments: amazing climb, just did it a couple of days ago, the wind was a bit tough but the climbing is excellent!


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold
By: Bob Graham When: Jan 4, 2011

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Comments: Heading to Cochise today for a week. Can anyone recommend good routes to do in the sun, and or when it is windy?


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : East Stronghold : The Wasteland : The Wasteland (5.8)
By: Bob Graham When: Dec 20, 2010

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Comments: Did this climb yesterday and loved it, a really good classic Cochise adventure. With a 70 meter I was able to link pitches 1 and 2 up to the base of the chimney. The chimney was super fun! Moving onto the face was cool and interesting face/corner climbing above. The long traverse right was just awesome and the steep roof moves bomber. We did the normal rap off climbers left into the west gully, did some downclimbing and rappelling to get to the last tree. We did not rap off the tree though... more >>


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold
By: Bob Graham When: Dec 10, 2010

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Comments: I am wondering if driving a normal sedan in on the West Side roads into Cochise is possible this time of year?


Location: NM : Socorro Area : The Box climbing areas : Southern Box areas : Alcohol Wall South : Public Intoxication (5.10+)
By: Bob Graham When: Nov 13, 2010

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Comments: I agree with Lee no gear before first bolt worth using anyways, although one of the pockets might take a tricam if you think to bring some. I enjoyed the climbing though, pretty interesting moves.


Location: OR : Smith Rock : Monkey Face : Astro Monkey (5.11d)
By: Bob Graham When: Jun 28, 2010

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Comments: One of the best routes I have done at Smith, super classic. The anchor at the base of the 3rd pitch steep dihedral is old an mankey.


Location: OR : Smith Rock : Lower Gorge : West Side : Catwalk Cliff : Ground Zero (5.11)
By: Bob Graham When: May 3, 2010

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Comments: I have not been on many 11b's in the gorge yet but I found the crux move very hard for 11a. I still am not sure what was the best way to do the move as I was able to eek out a sequence 2 different ways, both felt hard for 11a. Great route though!


Location: OR : Smith Rock : Lower Gorge : East Side : Windfall Wall : Mr. Reachy (5.11b)
By: Bob Graham When: Apr 27, 2010

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Comments: The rock is pretty clean and positive, this route felt easier than Pure Palm to me. The route is listed in the new guidebook.


Location: International : North America : Canada : British Columbia : Squamish
By: Bob Graham When: Jun 11, 2009

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Comments: anyone know if Angels Crest is dry I am planning on climbing it June 13


Location: International : North America : Canada : British Columbia : Squamish : ... : Angel's Crest (5.10b)
By: Bob Graham When: Jun 11, 2009

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Comments: Anyone know if Angels Crest is dry I am planning on this weekend June 13. Thanks
Bob


Location: OR : Smith Rock : Lower Gorge : East Side : Arrington Columns : Off Tempo (5.10a)
By: Bob Graham When: Apr 30, 2009

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Comments: Clean off width, classic stacking, protects really well.


Location: OR : Smith Rock : Lower Gorge : West Side : Star Wall : Turning Point (5.10a)
By: Bob Graham When: Sep 19, 2007

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Comments: I really liked this climb, a wide struggle on the bottom to a fun roof. When I was on it a few years ago there was no anchor on top, I traveresed to the Mantra anchor to get off. There is a crack at the top to bring up your second however.


Location: OR : Smith Rock : Lower Gorge : West Side : Star Wall : Mantra (5.10a)
By: Bob Graham When: Sep 19, 2007

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Comments: Very good climb, sustained thin nature that left me very pumped my first time. Good stuff.


Location: OR : Smith Rock : Lower Gorge : East Side : Shakespeare Cliff : Sauron (5.9)
By: Bob Graham When: Sep 19, 2007

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Comments: I love this route and think it is one of the best 5.9 routes I have climbed at Smith.


Location: OR : Broughton Bluff : (5) Bat Wall : Bloodline (5.12a)
By: Bob Graham When: Nov 6, 2006

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Comments: great route, fun roof
Nice job Mark I never saw this pic, right on!


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