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All 239 | Routes 36 | Areas 7 | Photos | Page Improvements | Comments 59 | Posts 4 | Stars 90 | Ratings 43
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Location: AZ : Central Arizona : *Queen Creek Canyon : Atlantis : Double Exposure (5.11a/b)
By: brucy When: Apr 13, 2010

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Comments: A route that should never have been. Standard Queen Creek ego-based built-in runout pro (especially on the crux where a nice ledge could easily munch your ankles). Even in its finest moments it's at best blase' climbing. The rock quality is "scheise" and with aggressive cleaning (as in sledges, chisels, and crowbars) could at least been made somewhat safe. One can't depend on subsequent ascent parties to do the cleaning of a route that should have been done beforehand- this is an important respo... more >>


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : *Queen Creek Canyon
By: brucy When: Apr 13, 2010

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Comments: Queen Creek is an area that suffers from somewhat loose and friable rock (welded tuff/dacite), inconsistent rating (which can be severely sandbagged), painful edges and pockets "volcanic coral", occasionally poor anchors or lack of descending hardware (necessitating dangerous walk-offs vis-a-vis an out of step late 70's/early 80's mentality), and ego-based built-in runout protection (EBR) on rock that is anything but bombproof Yosemite granite. Having an national bouldering contest there resulte... more >>


Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
Partner for the UintasUtah PartnersbrucyJun 15, 2015
re: A brief comparison between Belay Specs and CU Belay GlassesClimbing Gear ReviewsbrucyMay 11, 2014
re: DIY Belay glassesClimbing Gear DiscussionbrucyJan 17, 2013
re: DIY Belay glassesClimbing Gear DiscussionbrucyJan 17, 2013

Contributed Stars

Name Quality Location

Joe Mamba 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Circle A Wall

Norman 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Narrows East

Ride the Wild 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Lower Looner Land

Schizophrenic Boulevard 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Atlantis

Thieves Karma 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

UT : Saint George : Prophesy Wall

Liposuction 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : West Face

Harbingers 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

UT : Saint George : Prophesy Wall

Apex Predator 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Circle A Wall

Lava Haul 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Flavin Haven

Caldera 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Flavin Haven

Pumpkin 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Attila the Hun Wall

Ancient Chinese Secret 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

CA : High Desert : ... : Main Wall

Fortune Cookie 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

CA : High Desert : ... : Main Wall

Love In the Ruins 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Hook Wall

Son of Belayer Slayer 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13

CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Pub Wall

Phantom 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Atlantis

Armed and Dangerous 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Atlantis

The Hangin' Judge 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a

CA : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Claim Jumper Wall

Feast and Famine 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Atlantis

Technical Knee-Highs 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

UT : Saint George : Prophesy Wall

My Mom Can Crank 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : ICBM Tower

Ship of Fools 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b

UT : Saint George : Prophesy Wall

Equanimity 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

UT : Saint George : Prophesy Wall

Public Hanging 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Atlantis

Unknown 3 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Old Tunnel Area

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