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Location: WI : Devil's Lake : East Bluff 05 - Potholes Ar... : Doorway Rocks - Major Mass : Upper Major Mass & Jungle G... : Mary Jane (5.8)
By: Chris treggE When: 1 day ago

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Comments: Wasp nest in crack 1/3 of the way up on the right corner. Tread lightly.


Location: WI : Devil's Lake : East Bluff 07 - Railroad Tr... : Horse Rampart : Plethora (5.11a)
By: Chris treggE When: 3 days ago

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Comments: The first of many... Haha hopefully not! James. Take it.


Location: WI : Devil's Lake : East Bluff 07 - Railroad Tr... : Horse Rampart : Plethora (5.11a)
By: Chris treggE When: 3 days ago

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Comments: I suggest James or Jay Knower. Gentlemen?


Location: WI : Grandad's Bluff : Witches Cauldron : Photo
By: Chris treggE When: 4 days ago

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Comments: Their griffito is better than what was there before. Very colorful. See prior photos.


Location: MN : Blue Mounds State Park (Luv... : Prairie Walls Area : 5. Saturday Buttress : Jasper's Dihedral (5.8) : Photo
By: Chris treggE When: Aug 19, 2016

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Comments: Haha! Nicely done! I wish I still lived closer to blue mounds. Great little area.


Location: SD : Custer State Park
By: Chris treggE When: Aug 19, 2016

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Comments: Amazon Canada has the Touch the Sky guidebook for $82 right now

amazon.ca/gp/offer-listing/093...

That's about the cheapest I've seen it in a long while if anyone is interested in a historical guidebook of the Needles. Not sure if this one has the maps in it or not. Doesn't seem like it.


Location: Chris treggE : Climbing Shots : Photo
By: Chris treggE When: Aug 15, 2016

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Comments: Haha yeah we didn't just walk right up to it and climb that's for sure. Took some talus and woods slogging to find this one. Worth the hike though!


Location: MN : Tettegouche SP (North Shore... : Palisade Head : The Gales of November (5.13b/c)
By: Chris treggE When: Aug 8, 2016

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Comments: Badass! Nice work!


Location: WI
By: Chris treggE When: Aug 4, 2016

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Comments: New guidebook coming out to Devil's Lake, Necedah, and Hillbilly Hollow, limited time $5 off pre-orders:

wolverinepublishing.com/climbi...


Location: SD : Custer State Park : Cathedral Spires : Eyetooth : Eyetooth (5.8) : Photo
By: Chris treggE When: Jul 19, 2016

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Comments: Yeah agreed. Straight up from the belay into that discontinuous crack system seemed 10- for sure, and scary to start as you are looking at decking on the belay ledge if you flub up anything low.


Location: SD : Spearfish Canyon : The Dark Side : Dark Side Wall : Mister Fister (5.11a)
By: Chris treggE When: Jul 5, 2016

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Comments: I've been LOLing at your replies all day Brent


Location: WI : Devil's Lake : Devil's Lake Bouldering : East Bluff Bouldering : East Bluff Southeast : ... : Flux Boulder Classic (V4)
By: Chris treggE When: Jul 2, 2016

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Comments: The GPS coordinates at the spot where you walk due west from the CCC trail to this boulder are: 43*24'46"N and 89*42'40"W. I'll post a photo of the spot where you walk directly west towards a very tall pine tree. Boulder is under this tree. It's maybe 100 yards directly west of the CCC trail from this spot.

This was the easiest approach IMO, but as the comments above point out, you... more >>


Location: WI : Devil's Lake : Devil's Lake Bouldering : East Bluff Bouldering : East Bluff North : ... : Greatest Bluff
By: Chris treggE When: Jun 21, 2016

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Comments: The easiest approach is not from the east bluff woods trail. Walk up the east bluff trail (from the north shore) and where the cave is and the trail goes up steps to the right you stay left and follow the secondary trail around the bluff to the left, away from the lake. You will find this bluff after maybe 5 minutes.

As with many areas at Devils Lake, you can approach from any direction, but what I posted above is the quickest IMO.


Location: SD : Custer State Park : Cathedral Spires : Spire Four : South Tower Conn Route (5.9) : Photo
By: Chris treggE When: Jun 17, 2016

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Comments: Aaron Costello photo.


Location: SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Mount Baldy / "old baldy" : Old Baldy Frontside : Seul Avec Dieux Boulder
By: Chris treggE When: Jun 13, 2016

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Comments: This boulder came up at 43.53.26N 103.27.24W on my phone's GPS.


Location: SD : Custer State Park : Cathedral Spires : Eyetooth : Eyetooth (5.8)
By: Chris treggE When: Jun 13, 2016

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Comments: Ryan: 60M double rope rap will make it to the base from the summit. I don't think one 70M rope rap from the top would make it down.

My comments above reflect our confusion when first climbing this spire. We climbed what we think is the proper 5.8 way this past weekend. From the 1st pitch belay ledge you climb the huge flake to your right to the top of the flake, then reach left into another smaller flake system which has a piton in it. From there again reach/traverse u... more >>


Location: SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : South Seas : Shipyard Rock : Tsunami (5.9)
By: Chris treggE When: Jun 13, 2016

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Comments: If you do the route to the top of the 2nd pitch of waves as suggested above (which is a great long pitch) you need a lot more than 5 or 6 draws as listed here. Maybe double that, I wasn't counting.


Location: SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Emancipation : Dire Spire : The Engagement (5.10)
By: Chris treggE When: Jun 13, 2016

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Comments: I suppose this goes without saying, but since this is listed as a sport route and you don't really need gear for the climbing, one may wish to bring a small rack to anchor the belayer...

One comment about a single 60M rope and this route: As I was top belaying my follower up, the middle mark on my rope went through my belay device when my climber had climbed about 10-15 feet up from the ledge. As not all 60M ropes are created equal, I probably would err on the side of tra... more >>


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Tuolumne Meadows : Cathedral Range : Eichorn Pinnacle : Photo
By: Chris treggE When: Jun 8, 2016

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Comments: Wow. I would like to climb that, like right now.


Location: WI : Devil's Lake : Devil's Lake Bouldering : West Bluff Bouldering : West Bluff South : ... : Double Elephant (V4)
By: Chris treggE When: May 27, 2016

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Comments: Holy Shit!


Location: WI : Devil's Lake : West Bluff - West Rampart : Prospect Point Rampart : Great Chimney Area : Son Of Great Chimney (5.11c PG13)
By: Chris treggE When: May 21, 2016

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Comments: To whom is missing it: I was able to get your stuck DMM nut free. PM me and I'll get it back to you.


Location: WI : Devil's Lake : Devil's Lake Bouldering : East Bluff Bouldering : East Bluff North : ... : Just Another Sick Old New R... (V1)
By: Chris treggE When: May 20, 2016

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Comments: The excellent first pitch of The Haunting.


Location: WI : Devil's Lake : Devil's Lake Bouldering : West Bluff Bouldering : West Bluff South : ... : Hog Wild (V7)
By: Chris treggE When: May 19, 2016

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Comments: Got it. Went up there today. Very nice problem. As Clayton says, it's burly. Definitely the natural start is matched on the undercling.


Location: WI : The Fishin' Crag (Castle Ro... : Rusty Ring Wall
By: Chris treggE When: May 18, 2016

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Comments: We have a lot of bullshit and sniping to squeeze into a few short months! Hope you been well nick.


Location: WI : The Fishin' Crag (Castle Ro... : Rusty Ring Wall
By: Chris treggE When: May 17, 2016

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Comments: mountainproject.com/v/10780947...

note comments under photo, perhaps email chris frayer?


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