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Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Rock Climbing Photo: The route follows the center of the wall

The route follows the center of the wall

GA : Metro-Atlanta Area : ... : Haven (5.10a/b)

May 15, 2011

Rock Climbing Photo: A somewhat blurry photo of Haven (5.10a) The route...

A somewhat blurry photo of Haven (5.10a) The route goes up the center.

GA : Metro-Atlanta Area : The Palisades

May 15, 2011

Rock Climbing Photo: Topping out on Siren (V2)

Topping out on Siren (V2)

GA : Metro-Atlanta Area : ... : Siren (V2)

May 15, 2011

Rock Climbing Photo: The Boulder from the front. (Midway project)

The Boulder from the front. (Midway project)

GA : Metro-Atlanta Area : ... : Midway Boulder (Project) (V9)

May 15, 2011

Rock Climbing Photo: The Frog Boulder

The Frog Boulder

GA : Metro-Atlanta Area : ... : Frog Boulder (V0)

May 15, 2011

Rock Climbing Photo: This is the first move of Brown Recluse. The probl...

This is the first move of Brown Recluse. The problem continues straight up the face.

GA : Metro-Atlanta Area : ... : Brown Recluse (V4)

May 15, 2011

Rock Climbing Photo: The Marietta Mangler

The Marietta Mangler

GA : Metro-Atlanta Area : ... : Marietta Monster (V5)

May 12, 2011

Rock Climbing Photo: This photo shows both the Marietta Mangler (the tr...

This photo shows both the Marietta Mangler (the traverse along the bottom) and the Marietta Monster (the problem that goes straight up from the start hold of Mangler)

GA : Metro-Atlanta Area : ... : Marietta Mangler (V10)

May 12, 2011

Rock Climbing Photo: The middle section of the problem, after the heel ...

The middle section of the problem, after the heel hook.

GA : Metro-Atlanta Area : ... : The Odyssey (V3+)

May 9, 2011

Contributed Comments

 

Location: CO : Fort Collins : Poudre Canyon : The Palace : The Poudre Face : Loyalist (5.9)
By: Demyanek When: Oct 19, 2015

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Comments: Not quite as long, or as good as Cheerleaders Gone Hippie, but certainly worth taking a lap on! Some good movement on solid rock.


Location: CO : Fort Collins : Poudre Canyon : The Palace : The Poudre Face : River Rats (5.7)
By: Demyanek When: Oct 19, 2015

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Comments: Most mellow route at The Palace. I can't count how many people I have belayed on this route for their first outdoor lead. Nice on ramp for beginners.


Location: CO : Fort Collins : Poudre Canyon : The Palace : The Poudre Face : Turtle Head (5.7)
By: Demyanek When: Oct 19, 2015

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Comments: I'll voice my agreement about the grade. I personally think that River Rats climbs like a 5.6 (except for one 5.8ish move), Turtle Head seems more like a 5.9-, and Orange You Glad seems like 5.8-.


Location: CO : Alpine Rock : RMNP - Rock : Long's Peak : North Face/Ridge : Cable Route (5.4)
By: Demyanek When: Aug 10, 2015

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Comments: Soloing Cable Route vs. bringing rope and rack:

In good conditions (no water, ice, or snow), there is no reason that a climber comfortable with leading 5.9 cannot solo this route without gear. There are only about 15 feet that could be considered 5th class climbing, and it's right at the beginning. After that, you have roughly 70 feet of slab reminiscent of the final approach on the Keyhole Route (just a bit steeper) before the scramble to the top begins.

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Location: CO : Fort Collins : Horsetooth Reservoir : Duncan's Ridge : Photo
By: Demyanek When: Mar 11, 2015

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Comments: There's another great warm-up route to the right of Purdy Dirty on the face.


Location: CO : Fort Collins : Horsetooth Reservoir : Marina Ridge aka Sunshine B... : Muscle Cling (V6)
By: Demyanek When: Mar 9, 2015

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Location: UT : Moab Area : River Road : Big Bend Bouldering Area : The Wash Boulder : Photo
By: Demyanek When: Sep 29, 2014

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Comments: Yellow line is the No Name V2 and Green line is Washed Up V4


Location: CO : Fort Collins : Arthur's Rock : South Face of Arthur's Rock : Goldeneye (5.11c/d)
By: Demyanek When: Jun 11, 2014

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Comments: I got on this yesterday, and it definitely was trickier than I expected. Sharp, small holds and a bit cryptic. I was straight up stumped at the third bolt - I couldn't find any holds to pull myself up to the slab on. I am about 5'10".


Location: CO : Fort Collins : Poudre Canyon : The Palace : The Poudre Face : Check Your Six (5.11b)
By: Demyanek When: Apr 21, 2014

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Comments: Probably the best climb on the main (south) face at the Palace. Thoughtful and interesting climbing, lock-off moves on crimps for the crux around the 4th bolt.


Location: CO : Fort Collins : Poudre Canyon : Crystal Wall : Duke's Wall : The General Lee (5.12a)
By: Demyanek When: Nov 6, 2013

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Comments: Three stars for sure. Shorter than the routes at upper echelon, but super sustained. I'd say that it is solid 5.12b - harder than ODK and maybe tougher than Tailspin. A couple bits of loose rock, but pretty clean overall. Basically 30 feet of thoughtful stemming to a large ledge - then straight into 50 feet of pumpy, overhanging climbing on sloped pinches and blocky 2 or 3 finger pockets. Classic.


Location: CO : Estes Park Valley : Big Thompson Canyon : The Monastery : The Vestibule : Sunday School (5.10c)
By: Demyanek When: Aug 18, 2013

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Comments: I hate making negative comments - but here goes. The climbing isn't fun, the stretch to the anchors is runout and awkward, and cleaning this sucker is a royal pain. Not worth it. Climb the 11- to the right for much better quality.


Location: CO : Lyons : St. Vrain Canyons : South Fork of St. Vrain Can... : Scout Rock : Tom Thumb (5.8+)
By: Demyanek When: Aug 3, 2013

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Comments: You can do this one as a sport climb by clipping the first 6 bolts on Broken Arrow and then running it out on easy terrain to the anchors.


Location: CO : Fort Collins : Poudre Canyon : The Palace : Mineshaft Wall : Armor Plated (5.11c)
By: Demyanek When: Apr 6, 2013

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Comments: DO THE DYNO. That is all. You are only cheating yourself....


Location: CO : Fort Collins : Poudre Canyon : Crystal Wall : North Face : Silver Girl (5.10c)
By: Demyanek When: Mar 28, 2013

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Comments: The route breaks down like this: first third - 5.6 staircase, second third - fun 5.9ish moves, last third - 5.10c crux section on crystals. Will feel tricky if you're gunning for the onsight. Not nearly as consistent as its neighbor to the left.


Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road : Cactus Cliff : Fully Equipped (5.9+)
By: Demyanek When: Mar 18, 2013

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Comments: Dude, don't listen to that rant of a description. I found this route to be fun and unique, with stemming, chimneying and crack climbing all coming into play. I concede that the bolt placement is awkward. Line would probably be better with trad protection. Still, I would suggest this one - don't be off put by the description.


Location: TN : Obed & Clear Creek : South Clear Creek : Solstice Cave : Solstice (5.12a) : Photo
By: Demyanek When: Mar 15, 2013

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Comments: In fact, the camera makes it look less steep than it actually is. The section of the climb at the top of the photo is actually so steep that you are climbing back towards the ground at that point.


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