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Areas = 15
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All 234 | Routes 36 | Areas 7 | Photos | Page Improvements | Comments 57 | Posts 4 | Stars 89 | Ratings 41
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Contributed Routes

Name Rating Type Location Date

Glim Glam

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1)

Sport, 1 pitch, 65'

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Sunburn Crag

Apr 20, 2010

Seamingly Innocent

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1)

Sport, 1 pitch, 65'

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Sunburn Crag

Apr 20, 2010

Astro Man

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1)

Sport, 1 pitch, 60'

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Sunburn Crag

Apr 20, 2010

Turkey Sisters

5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a (1)

Sport, 1 pitch, 50'

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Yakov Wall

Apr 19, 2010

Dihedral

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (5)

Sport, 1 pitch, 50'

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Yakov Wall

Apr 19, 2010

U.S. Senators Are Space Aliens

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (2)

Sport, 1 pitch, 80'

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Atlantis

Apr 18, 2010

Phantom

5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b (5)

Sport, 1 pitch, 90'

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Atlantis

Apr 17, 2010

Capital Punishment

5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b (1)

Sport, 1 pitch, 85'

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Atlantis

Apr 17, 2010

Armed and Dangerous

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (5)

Sport, 1 pitch, 85'

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Atlantis

Apr 16, 2010

Public Hanging

5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13 (2)

Sport, 1 pitch, 90'

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Atlantis

Apr 16, 2010

Pork Junky

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (3)

Sport, 1 pitch, 50'

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Yakov Wall

Apr 15, 2010

Contributed Areas

Name Location Date

Sunday School Wall (Right)

AZ : Central Arizona : *Queen Creek Canyon

Feb 28, 2011

The Titanic

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Euro Dog Valley

Feb 26, 2011

Hook Wall

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Euro Dog Valley

Feb 20, 2011

Mrs. Beisley's Wall

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Euro Dog Valley

Feb 20, 2011

Lost Boys Wall

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Euro Dog Valley

Feb 19, 2011

Sunburn Crag

AZ : Central Arizona : *Queen Creek Canyon

Apr 20, 2010

Yakov Wall

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Euro Dog Valley

Apr 15, 2010

Contributed Comments

 

Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Lost Horse Area : IRS Wall : Bloody Tax Break (5.10b)
By: brucy When: 6 days ago

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Comments: All this talk about the "contrived route"- what a joke! Like the first ascensionist purposely "put" the route in the wrong place and some poor put-upon climbers only discover this when they've done the route- after the fact!

Speaking about facts: the route was, in deed, put up in 83' but by Mike Forkash and followed by Steve Gerberding and Jay Goodwin.


Location: CA : Sierra Eastside : Bishop Area : Owens River Gorge : Central Gorge : ... : Pocket Dance (5.10c)
By: brucy When: May 9, 2015

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Comments: Would have been a good deal better with a bolt placed low on the route above the first ledge. One day, someone is going to blow it getting to the now first bolt and nobody is going to be calling it a "classic" anymore- just stupid!


Location: CA : Sierra Eastside : Bishop Area : Owens River Gorge : Central Gorge : ... : Thanks for the Mammaries (5.11a/b)
By: brucy When: May 9, 2015

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Comments: There's a reason why some routes have never been developed in the Gorge: this route is one of them. Arguably one of the flakiest and worst jobs of cleaning- or lack of to be found. It makes one wonder: what were they thinking...or not!


Location: CA : Sierra Eastside : Bishop Area : Owens River Gorge : Lower Gorge : Road Wave Crag
By: brucy When: May 9, 2015

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Comments: What great fun, and perfect bolt protection!


Location: CA : Sierra Eastside : Bishop Area : Owens River Gorge : Central Gorge : ... : Russian Meteors (5.12b)
By: brucy When: May 9, 2015

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Comments: Ahhh...this is a 35 "meter" lead, not 35'. Use a 60 meter rope at your peril.


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Santa Monica Mountains : Malibu Creek State Park : Stumbling Blocks : Moonshiner (5.9)
By: brucy When: Apr 14, 2015

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Comments: We did it too- 04/15. Still has only a single bolt anchor. Makes your wonder as to the logic of whoever took the second bolt out and left it for so long with but one!


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Santa Monica Mountains : Malibu Creek State Park
By: brucy When: Apr 14, 2015

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Comments: We recently returned from our first visit to Malibu Creek. We did find it both beautiful and- get ready for this- quiet. Figure that out. The camping mid-week (from Sunday afternoon till Friday morning) has maybe 10% occupancy. Low season rates are $35/night + another $12 for any additional vehicle. High season- after March 1st: add another $10/night. Shower tokens are had at the first restroom machine or by the camp host. The state camping website lists a local number that nobody bothers either... more >>


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