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Location: AZ : Central Arizona : Homestead : Finland Terrace : Nasty Reputation (5.12+)
By: Daryl Allan When: Jan 20, 2015

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Comments: How'd it go Pat?


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : West Stronghold : Sheepshead Area (Southwest) : ... : Unknown (Right of The Peace... (5.10b/c)
By: Daryl Allan When: Jan 16, 2015

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Comments: I think something may have broken off near the middle of p2. Super hard slabby section. After peeling off several times, going left/right and trying different things I yanked on the bolt to get my fat ass up it. Maybe I missed something but my partner ended up doing the same thing after me and i consider him to be a fairly good slab climber.


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : West Stronghold : Isle of You : ... : Hell in a Handbasket (5.10c)
By: Daryl Allan When: Jan 6, 2015

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Comments: You make a good point.. description updated.


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : East Stronghold : Rockfellow Group : ... : Be All, End All (5.11+)
By: Daryl Allan When: Jan 5, 2015

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Comments: Glad you all are ok Climberz!

Could this be a mixed metals/galvanic corrosion scenario? Fairly big difference between the rust levels on hanger and bolt. Possibly galvanized or stainless hanger and carbon steel bolt?


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : El Capitan Base Routes : Ahab (5.10a) : Photo
By: Daryl Allan When: Dec 11, 2014

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Comments: I love you... marry me. Bruised, battered hands and all. :P


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : West Stronghold : Isle of You : ... : Bitching Old Man (5.11a)
By: Daryl Allan When: Oct 27, 2014

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Comments: "Bolts are evil. They line the path to hell. Each one you place is a step on the road to collapse of the soul. Repent now or burn in a fiery eternal doom!!" ~ Bitching Old Man


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : West Stronghold : Sheepshead Area (Southwest) : ... : Mystery of the Desert (5.9)
By: Daryl Allan When: Jul 30, 2014

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Comments: I am perplexed as to how all you skinny bastards are fitting through that wedge. I got my fat ass stuck, shredded my shirt, broke my sunglasses and scratched my arms all to hell before finally getting back out and I'm only 170 pounds and just shy of 6 feet tall.


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : West Stronghold : Isle of You : Grad Rock
By: Daryl Allan When: Apr 6, 2014

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Comments: Really hope it was rats (4legged kind) Angel. I'll help you look around for them next time we're up there. Awfully kind offer Geir. Just another reason I like this community. :)


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : West Stronghold : Sweet Rock : ... : Photo
By: Daryl Allan When: Jan 16, 2014

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Comments: LMAO! Where's Ponch??


Location: NV : Red Rock : Pine Creek Canyon : Straight Shooter Wall : Orange Clonus (5.10d)
By: Daryl Allan When: Jan 14, 2014

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Comments: P1 is a technical challenge off the deck for two bolts then it's a well-protected 5.7 run to the ledge. Our party broke two holds off the 3rd pitch - I would recommend not soloing anything there or on p2 for that matter.. your choice.

The rest of the route after the vegetated ledge is pure gold. Build anchor at piton belay with #2 (up high) and #3 plus the piton. That frees up all your .5-1" doubles for the last pitch.

As stated before, there's lots of potential for stuck rope... more >>


Location: UT : Zion National Park : Red Arch Mountain : Red Awaking (5.7 A4) : Photo
By: Daryl Allan When: Apr 22, 2013

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Comments: Wow, are those Mambas? Don't see many of those around anymore.


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : East Stronghold : Cochise Dome (What's My Lin... : ... : Photo
By: Daryl Allan When: Mar 5, 2013

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Comments: I remember down climbing that in the rain. Not fun..


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : East Stronghold : Cochise Dome (What's My Lin... : ... : Photo
By: Daryl Allan When: Mar 5, 2013

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Comments: Wow@! Some serious rigging there for a rappel.


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Santa Monica Mountains : Malibu Creek State Park : Mt. Gorgeous : ... : Photo
By: Daryl Allan When: Mar 5, 2013

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Comments: Did the bolt come out or did the nut pop off? Glad everyone is ok!


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Baboquivari Peak : East Face : Southeast Arete (5.6) : Photo
By: Daryl Allan When: Mar 5, 2013

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Comments: Haha,... i didn't even know you posted this up. What an awesome day that was. Even with that big group of 12 people in front of us.


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : West Stronghold : Sweet Rock : ... : Photo
By: Daryl Allan When: Feb 21, 2013

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Comments: You're spot on Brad. A hold broke off right where you are. It was a big "disk" shaped wafer wedged down in a crack.


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : West Stronghold : Sweet Rock : Everlasting Gobstopper (5.10d)
By: Daryl Allan When: Feb 21, 2013

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Comments: Climbed this again last weekend and a block came off through the lower stuff below the ledge. I didn't really see that it affected the overall grade that much but that specific section is maybe a letter grade stiffer.


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : West Stronghold : Sweet Rock : Butterfinger (5.11c)
By: Daryl Allan When: Feb 21, 2013

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Comments: Congrats on your send Angel!! Your redpoint looked very clean and calm. No screaming, yelling.. just slow, smooth movements. Great work!


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : West Stronghold : Sheepshead Area (Southwest) : The Muttonhead
By: Daryl Allan When: Feb 7, 2013

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Comments: It's a 5.9. All bolts if i remember correctly. Fun and worth doing if you're up there. You're talking about the one that's straight ahead if you were walking out of the little porthole tunnel right?


Location: Trad Climbing : Falling on gear success sto... : Post : Photo
By: Daryl Allan When: Jan 22, 2013

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Comments: Holy super sketch! No way I would trust that. Personally, I would have epoxied that left top edge to bring the outer lobe in just a tad more. Maybe would have dug it out with a hammer/chisel just to get the whole thing in a bit deeper. On 2nd thought, should probably just add a bolt there.


Location: Nathan Richman : Hanuman Tibba - India : Photo
By: Daryl Allan When: Jan 7, 2013

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Comments: That is truly gorgeous.


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : The Mustang
By: Daryl Allan When: Jan 7, 2013

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Comments: Jimbo, The Bee Whisperer. Come on, you must be bribing them with something when you go.. fess up! :0)

FWIW, last year we we out there a couple times and although they were out and 'active', no one was stung. No warning 'bumps' either.


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : West Stronghold : Sweet Rock : Lemonhead (5.11b)
By: Daryl Allan When: Dec 26, 2012

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Comments: There's a 'right' finish? Does that entail moving out onto the face at the 2nd to last bolt and going straight up? Sounds hard. lol!


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : West Stronghold : Isle of You : ... : Photo
By: Daryl Allan When: Dec 19, 2012

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Comments: Well, at least it's not overhanging.


Location: John J. Glime : climbing : Photo
By: Daryl Allan When: Dec 6, 2012

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Comments:
Stemalot!
Stemalot!



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