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Member Since: Feb 7, 2010
Last Visit: Jul 14, 2016
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All 88 | Routes 7 | Areas 26 | Photos 13 | Page Improvements | Comments 27 | Posts 2 | Stars 11 | Ratings 2
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Location: TN : Big South Fork : Cincinnati Wall
By: Corona When: May 16, 2016

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Comments: Yup, if these aren't FAs, this provides a great opportunity for the first ascentionist to document their ascent. It wouldn't be the first time. ;-) Either way, they're high quality routes - go enjoy them when you get a chance!


Location: TN : Big South Fork : Cincinnati Wall
By: Corona When: May 1, 2016

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Comments: If you're skeptical of all the stars, keep in mind that we're cleaning up all the obvious classics first. ;-)


Location: TN : Big South Fork : Cincinnati Wall : What Madness (5.12a)
By: Corona When: Apr 4, 2016

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Comments: Does not yet have bolted anchors, which would make the descent easier. A 70m rope is not sufficient to get down in one rappel. Double ropes would be good to avoid drag.


Location: TN : Big South Fork : Cincinnati Wall : Animal Territory (5.10b)
By: Corona When: Apr 4, 2016

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Comments: Clean, dry climbing on great rock. A very good outing. We had no issue with two #4s - some would prefer a 3rd. Mind the sharp edges and the rope snagging roofs when placing gear. Like most routes here, it could be done in one pitch with double ropes to reduce drag. The bouldery crux is over a ledge - it's protectable, but use caution.


Location: TN : Big South Fork : The Crack House : Photo
By: Corona When: Apr 3, 2016

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Comments: Nice shot!


Location: TN : Big South Fork : Cincinnati Wall : Tennessee Triathalon (5.10b)
By: Corona When: Apr 3, 2016

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Comments: It looked great - I can't wait to get back to it!


Location: TN : Big South Fork : Cincinnati Wall : Spider Rain (5.9+) : Photo
By: Corona When: Apr 3, 2016

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Comments: Stellar climb!


Location: TN : Big South Fork : Cincinnati Wall : Spider Rain (5.9+)
By: Corona When: Apr 3, 2016

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Comments: Excellent route on great rock. Would be a classic anywhere. Rapelled from large quite hemlock at top of cliff


Location: Oceania : New Zealand : North Island : King Country and Northern T... : Frog Pond (Stubbs Farm)
By: Corona When: Sep 13, 2014

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Comments: Nice one, bro!!


Location: Oceania : New Zealand : North Island : Blowhard Bush
By: Corona When: Sep 13, 2014

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Comments: Professional photographer Kyle George took some great photos of Carrie Cooper bouldering at Blowhard Bush. Here's a link to the photos on his blog at Surf and Stone


Location: Oceania : New Zealand : North Island : Blowhard Bush
By: Corona When: Sep 13, 2014

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Comments: Downloadable guidebook available at:

Blowhard Bush Guide


Location: UT : Copper Ridge
By: Corona When: Mar 8, 2013

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Comments: If someone wants to re-post all seventy published problems from Wikiboulder , be my guest. I don't know the area well enough to do it without screwing it up.


Location: North America : Canada : Northwest Territories : The Cirque of the Unclimbab... : Photo
By: Corona When: Dec 8, 2012

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Comments: Holy mother...


Location: Oceania : New Zealand : North Island : King Country and Northern T... : Mangaokewa : ... : God was drunk when he made ... (5.10a)
By: Corona When: Nov 24, 2012

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Comments: The route is named "God was drunk when he made me".


Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Reservoir Wall : Gurka (5.12-)
By: Corona When: Oct 23, 2012

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Comments: I can't say I agree with the above poster. While Gurkha may be soft for a 12a other places, I'd say it warrants at least a 12- if not 12b at the Creek. It's considerably harder than Johnny Cat, much harder than either Anunaki or Dos Hermanos, and a tiny bit harder than Six Fingered Man--considered 12a/b. It is a stellar line, and quite different from your standard IC splitter.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : The Optimator : Pat's Blue Ribbon (5.13-)
By: Corona When: Oct 18, 2012

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Comments: What a beaut!


Location: Josh Janes : Lower Mill Creek : Photo
By: Corona When: Oct 7, 2012

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Comments: It's in Moab, Brad. Send me a msg if you want to know just where.

-Ryan


Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Reservoir Wall : Trust it (5.11)
By: Corona When: Sep 23, 2012

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Comments: Nice new route! Trust it is an excellent addition to Res Wall. The first ascentionist did a good job of cleaning it--for a brand new climb, there's not a lot of friable rock or sand in it. My buddy and I watched the crux get harder and harder with every burn, though, as one key face hold broke somewhat and another really useful one broke off entirely. The climbing throughout is varied and pretty entertaining. The gear recommendations are good--it can be climbed without a six, but you'll want one... more >>


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : American Fork Canyon
By: Corona When: Jul 4, 2012

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Comments: Left just an hour before the Quail fire swept up the canyon and everyone was evacuated. What's the word?


Location: MA : Cape Ann : Dorset St. Crag (Langsford ... : The Quarry Area : Project (5.11+)
By: Corona When: Dec 20, 2011

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Comments: Wait a second...doesn't this go at mid 5.13? ;-)


Location: UT : Maple Canyon : Maple Canyon Road : Box Canyon
By: Corona When: Sep 1, 2011

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Comments: Good point. The (ostensibly climber-friendly) landowners at Roadside Crag at the Red River Gorge claimed that the unapproved addition of fixed hardware was one of the biggest reason for their decision to close the Red's most popular crag. Worth considering.


Location: WY : Ferris Mountains : The Great Divide (5.12c)
By: Corona When: Aug 1, 2011

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Comments: Pretty inspiring. I'm keen to go check it out!


Location: SD : The VC : Cream of sumyounguy (5.13c)
By: Corona When: Jul 23, 2011

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Comments: Great climb. Really hard.


Location: SD : Custer State Park : Tenpins/Switchbacks : Podunk Pinnacle : North Face (5.6)
By: Corona When: Jul 10, 2011

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Comments: Protection is good?? Bwahahaha! Yeah, it's excellent until the last 25', which are just above a ledge. Let's be clear, the crack does not go to the top, and it can only be called 5.6 if you finish it from the south side of the ledge as a second pitch or with heinous rope drag. The direct is 5.10+. Excellent outing, nonetheless!


Location: SD : Spearfish Canyon
By: Corona When: Jun 6, 2011

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Comments: About a week ago, my climbing partner and I rolled in to the Canyon for the summer. We're pretty curious about the new development that has been going up, but it seems like the new guidebook won't be out until after the end of the summer season. Any chance anybody has some beta on some of the new crags going up like Botany Bay, the Asylum, Darkside, the roof right of Indian Wars, etc.? We were told to look up Lee and Jamie, but haven't run into them yet. Any beta/topos would be much appreciated!... more >>


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