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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
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All 1043 | Routes 14 | Areas 4 | Photos 3 | Page Improvements 3 | Comments 38 | Posts 948 | Stars 30 | Ratings 3
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Contributed Routes

Name Rating Type Location Date

Unknown

5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b (1)

TR, 1 pitch, 50'

NY : The Gunks : ... : a. The Uberfall

Nov 4, 2014

Epiclepsy

5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b X (2)

TR, 2 pitches, 110'

NY : The Gunks : ... : d. Strictly - Shockley's

Jul 24, 2014

Shitty Mitty

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1)

Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 70'

NY : The Gunks : ... : a. The Uberfall

Jun 2, 2014

Yenta

5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b (5)

TR, 1 pitch, 90'

NY : The Gunks : ... : g. V3 - Middle Earth

May 22, 2014

100 Duros

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2)

Sport, 1 pitch, 10'

Europe : Spain : ... : Puig St Marti

Apr 24, 2011

La Mosca

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (2)

Sport, 1 pitch, 60'

Europe : Spain : ... : Puig St Marti

Apr 24, 2011

Alzheimer

5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c (2)

Sport, 1 pitch, 60'

Europe : Spain : ... : Puig St Marti

Apr 24, 2011

Baba

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1)

Sport, 1 pitch, 100'

Europe : Spain : ... : Main Wall

Apr 17, 2011

Coordina Coordinator

5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c (2)

Sport, 1 pitch, 100'

Europe : Spain : ... : Main Wall

Apr 17, 2011

Lord of the Rings

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13 (1)

Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100'

Europe : Spain : ... : Main Wall

Apr 17, 2011

Paramuero

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1)

Sport, 1 pitch, 45'

Europe : Spain : ... : Cala Magraner

Apr 17, 2011

Perello

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (1)

Sport, 1 pitch, 60'

Europe : Spain : ... : Cala Magraner

Apr 17, 2011

Jardiners sense fronteres

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c (2)

Sport, 1 pitch, 60'

Europe : Spain : ... : Cala Magraner

Apr 17, 2011

Herbofilia

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1)

Sport, 1 pitch, 60'

Europe : Spain : ... : Cala Magraner

Apr 17, 2011

Contributed Areas

Name Location Date

San Sebastian Tutla

North America : Mexico : Southern Mexico

Mar 12, 2012

Puig St Marti

Europe : Spain : Mallorca

Apr 24, 2011

Main Wall

Europe : Spain : ... : La Creveta

Apr 17, 2011

La Creveta

Europe : Spain : Mallorca

Apr 17, 2011

Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Rock Climbing Photo: Unhooked trigger wire

Unhooked trigger wire

Apr 17, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: 000 c3

000 c3

Forums : Trad Climbing : ... : Post

Jun 24, 2015

Rock Climbing Photo: Nearing the top of 100 Duros.  Photo by Bob Olshan...

Nearing the top of 100 Duros. Photo by Bob Olshansky.

Europe : Spain : ... : 100 Duros (5.7)

Apr 24, 2011

Contributed Comments

 

Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : g. V3 - Middle Earth : Middle Earth (5.6)
By: Optimistic When: Apr 22, 2016

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Comments: There is quite a bit loose rock scattered all over the upper third of the second pitch. Consider saddle bagging your ropes when rappelling the second pitch.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : The Optimator : Soul Fire (5.11-)
By: Optimistic When: Apr 10, 2016

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Comments: I had 8 red camalots. I pushed each one a ways and back cleaned one after I fell and placed that higher. So when people say "bring a lot of reds" they're not kidding! I didn't find the #3 mentioned above to be useful, although maybe I would have if I didn't have all those #1's. You need some 0.75 or similar for the top.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Supercrack Buttress : Keyhole Flake (5.10)
By: Optimistic When: Apr 8, 2016

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Comments: I took a hang on a cam about 1/3 of the way up the initial flake, and it shifted a little when I did,but held my weight. Then I unweighted the cam to start climbing again, and when I did the whole flake moved. The flake, about 20 feet tall, is completely detached aside from a triangular base about 2 feet on a side. All your pro and holds depend on that flake until you get to the blue camalot section.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Donnelly Canyon : Mr. Peanut (5.10+)
By: Optimistic When: Apr 5, 2016

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Comments: Good route, but for me there were many spots where purple c4s wouldn't fit, particularly above the roof. 3 or 4 purple, 4 0.4,1 0.75 and one #5 is what I'll take next time. We had fun trying to eliminate the wide crack and just use fingers and ratchets, tough!

As several have said, the 10+/11 rating is for p2, p1 is 9+/10-.


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