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Member Since: Sep 11, 2007
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2 O'Clock Falls, Canada.  The lodges are part of the Sundance which is still performed up there.

2 O'Clock Falls, Canada. The lodges are part of the Sundance which is still performed up there.

Dale D : Ice climbing

Nov 14, 2007

Me nearing the base of Louise Falls, Canada.

Me nearing the base of Louise Falls, Canada.

Dale D : Ice climbing

Nov 14, 2007

Johnston Creek, Canada

Johnston Creek, Canada

Dale D : Ice climbing

Nov 14, 2007

A 4 bolt route on the right end of the wall. Crux at the third bolt.  Name/Grade unknown.  If you know the name/grade, please let me know and I will add it to the database.

A 4 bolt route on the right end of the wall. Crux at the third bolt. Name/Grade unknown. If you know the name/grade, please let me know and I will add it to the database.

CO : South Platte : ... : Pine Cone Dome

Sep 11, 2007

P1 of EZ Street.  You can see all three bolts.  Katie is at the belay. P2 heads up and right from the belay past two bolts and over the headwall.

P1 of EZ Street. You can see all three bolts. Katie is at the belay. P2 heads up and right from the belay past two bolts and over the headwall.

CO : South Platte : ... : EZ Street (5.6)

Sep 11, 2007

Contributed Comments

 

Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Colorado Springs & vicinity : North Cheyenne Canyon : Hully Gully (WI3+)
By: Dale D When: Jan 3, 2011

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Comments: Anyone see it yet this year? Given the weather, I doubt there is anything in the area that is climbable.

Thanks,

Dale


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : Capitalist Crag : Upper Capitalist Crag : Get Rich (5.10a)
By: Dale D When: Jul 29, 2010

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Comments: This route is very clean now and very fun. Two double length slings make for a nice anchor if setting up a toprope for frineds. I think a yellow Camalot would be better between the first and second bolts -eh take both and see what works best for you. Now about that anchor....


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : Capitalist Crag : Lower Capitalist Crag : Lunchmoney (5.9+)
By: Dale D When: Jul 29, 2010

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Comments: I lead Five Finger Discount before leading Lunchmoney, and I do think Five finger discount required a tad more thinking, commitment above the bolts (last two), and balance.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : Capitalist Crag : Lower Capitalist Crag : Five Finger Discount (5.9)
By: Dale D When: Jul 29, 2010

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Comments: A tad more difficult than Lunchmoney, which requires a little bit of muscle. More balance than brawn will get you through the crux up high - last two bolts.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : The Catslab : MacCavity (5.10a)
By: Dale D When: Mar 29, 2010

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Comments: In my opinion, the moves heading right around the "roof" is not the crux, but instead the slab up higher. Not as difficult as Jellicle Cats. I did not note any loose rock.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : The Catslab : Mr. Mistoffeles (5.9)
By: Dale D When: Mar 29, 2010

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Comments: I think this has a very fun crux with a few different ways through it. A very different crux then say MacCavity or Jellicle Cats.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : The Catslab : Jellicle Cats (5.10a)
By: Dale D When: Mar 29, 2010

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Comments: Climbed it today in one long pitch. I used a 70m 9.2 rope (read strechy) and it got me down to the ledge just off the ground. Had to do 4 feet of "down climbing." I would put the first crux at 10a. I have done lots of slab all over the country including pure friction in North Carolina at Sone Mountain. Comparing, I think there are a couple of 10a moves after you clip the first bolt from the top of Gumby Cat.


Location: CO : Clear Creek Cat Slab to Reo...
By: Dale D When: Feb 14, 2010

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Comments: Is there a projected date of when it will be open to climbing? I am really looking forward to climbing there since I have never been there.

Dale


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Tenmile Canyon aka Officer'... : Three Tiers (WI2+)
By: Dale D When: Dec 11, 2009

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Comments: Soloed up just past the third step today. Thick ice the entire way. I even found the rap tree on my way down - slings and rap ring are in good shape.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Happy Hour Crag : The Big Spit (5.9-)
By: Dale D When: Aug 23, 2008

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Comments: The big pile of crap is still there and seems to be rather fresh. It makes the crux a little more of a challenge - watch where you place the left foot.


Location: CO : South Platte : Elevenmile Canyon : Pine Cone Dome
By: Dale D When: Sep 14, 2007

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Comments: Hi Stewart,

Nope, that is not the route. It for sure only has 4 bolts. Thank you though. That picture is of the entire route - sorry it was not better.

Dale


Location: CO : South Platte : Elevenmile Canyon : Pine Cone Dome
By: Dale D When: Sep 12, 2007

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Comments: Posted a picture of a route that I am looking for information on. I would like to add it, but I don't know anything about it. It is towards the right end of the wall. Easy climbing past two bolts to a crux at the third bolt - a 5.9ish slab move to gain a ledge. This move is harder for shorter people like me. Then another bolt just above a short corner which can be protected with a small nut/cam if you like. The anchor seems to be shared with another bolted route to the right which starts on to... more >>


Location: CO : Golden : North Table Mountain/Golden...
By: Dale D When: Sep 11, 2007

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Comments: Anyone know what the bolted route is to the right of Pack O Bob's. A low crux (5.8ish) at the second bolt to gain a short slab and then a fun jug haul. There are two blocks sitting on the ledge at the top where the anchor is. I would like to add the route to the database.

Grade?

Name?

Thank you,

Dale


Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
re: The 2011-12 Colorado Ice Conditions ThreadColorado & Rocky Mountain RegionDale DDec 7, 2011
re: The 2011-12 Colorado Ice Conditions ThreadColorado & Rocky Mountain RegionDale DDec 6, 2011
re: The 2010 Colorado Ice Conditions ThreadColorado & Rocky Mountain RegionDale DNov 22, 2010
re: The 2010 Colorado Ice Conditions ThreadColorado & Rocky Mountain RegionDale DNov 21, 2010
Flatiron Friday - Beginners welcomeColorado / Rockies PartnersDale DSep 1, 2010
re: Eldo on Wednesday, 09/01/10Colorado / Rockies PartnersDale DAug 31, 2010
Sport climbing this ThusdayColorado / Rockies PartnersDale DJul 27, 2010
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