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All 565 | Routes 1 | Areas | Photos 10 | Page Improvements | Comments 17 | Posts 399 | Stars 112 | Ratings 26
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Contributed Routes

Name Rating Type Location Date

Wandering Jew (FA)

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13 (3)

Trad, 1 pitch, 150'

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : First Buttress

Jan 17, 2014

Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Rock Climbing Photo: who did name you?

who did name you?

The People of Mountain Proj... : Eliot Augusto : daddy long legs

May 27, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: Looking at the canyon floor from the top of the Ve...

Looking at the canyon floor from the top of the Vector Traverse

Forums : General Climbing : ... : Post

Dec 18, 2015

Rock Climbing Photo: The thumb loops works...kinda.

The thumb loops works...kinda.

Forums : Colorado : ... : Post

Nov 26, 2015

Rock Climbing Photo: Smiley's Mighty cam

Smiley's Mighty cam

Forums : Colorado : ... : Post

Nov 26, 2015

Rock Climbing Photo: Kyle Peterson just below the crux.

Kyle Peterson just below the crux.

CO : Shelf Road : ... : The Apple Bites Back (5.11c)

Oct 25, 2015

Rock Climbing Photo: Aspen in the fall

Aspen in the fall

Forums : Colorado : ... : Post

Sep 29, 2015

Rock Climbing Photo: solo top rope

solo top rope

Forums : General Climbing : Am I going to die?

Sep 2, 2015

Rock Climbing Photo: Solo Top Rope

Solo Top Rope

Forums : General Climbing : Am I going to die?

Sep 2, 2015

Rock Climbing Photo: woody idea

woody idea

Forums : Bouldering : ... : Post

Feb 27, 2015

Rock Climbing Photo: 20ft band of not underground limestone

20ft band of not underground limestone

Forums : Southern States : ... : Post

Dec 7, 2014

Contributed Comments

 

Location: CA : Central Coast : San Luis Obispo : Morro Bay Harbor : Morro Rock : The Michael Banks Proposal ... (5.3 X)
By: Eliot Augusto When: Apr 10, 2016

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Comments: It is definitely chipped....
Stellar route apart from that.


Location: CO : Gunnison : Black Canyon of the Gunniso... : North Rim Routes : SOB Gully (skier's left sid... : Escape Artist (5.10a)
By: Eliot Augusto When: Sep 30, 2015

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Comments: Vector Traverse is my favorite pitch in climbing so far. Brought two #3, would leave one at home if I did this again. This was an amazing climb. If it turns into an epic I could understand if you didn't think this was a classic. I'm a terrible route finder, and not one part of this route seemed confusing, except the 5.8 cracks because the natural line puts you in a scary as fuck corner, with 40-50lb death blocks everywhere.

Humblebrag: I would call this a 10 anywhere else. I've led a coup... more >>


Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road
By: Eliot Augusto When: Apr 13, 2015

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Comments: I'd rather someone purchased it and turned it into a campground. Same deal the BLM have going on.

Also, single sites are $8 now. At least the sticker told me so.


Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road : Cactus Rose Cliff : Mark Finds Bob Bolting (5.10d)
By: Eliot Augusto When: Apr 13, 2015

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Comments: The fall from the 4th bolt is fine. Just don't blow clipping the 4th bolt to avoid the ponderosa prostate exam.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : The Sport Park : Surprising Crag : ... : Dutch Oven (5.9)
By: Eliot Augusto When: Sep 27, 2014

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Comments: So freaking greasy... tried this on a cold day, I'd hate to think about this on a hot day. I slipped off a couple of holds when I grabbed them and ended up throwing a heel up. Don't commit to any single move with your hands below the first few bolts.


Location: CO : Alpine Rock : Indian Peaks : Mount Neva : North Ridge
By: Eliot Augusto When: Jul 9, 2014

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Comments: Get an early alpine start, try and be at the Fourth of July trailhead by about 230 or so. You can make it to the first hump of the north ridge by sunrise and have a truly majestic view of the sunrise over the entire valley. Hands drown one of the best views of the Rockies.


Location: CO : Lyons : St. Vrain Canyons : South Fork of St. Vrain Can... : The Monkey Skull : Fringe Dweller (5.10b/c)
By: Eliot Augusto When: Jun 22, 2014

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Comments: Stellar hand traverse once you get to the flake. Best part of the route.


Location: CO : Lyons : St. Vrain Canyons : South Fork of St. Vrain Can... : The Monkey Skull : Casual Corner (5.8+)
By: Eliot Augusto When: Jun 22, 2014

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Comments: It was good. The start and end of the dihedral was awesome, the short traverse right was a bit awkward. A single #2 is all you need to protect the top if you're going for the tree. It felt pretty stiff for a 5.8.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : The Watermark : Road to Isengard (5.7)
By: Eliot Augusto When: May 22, 2014

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Comments: I loved this route personally. It's well protected and fun the whole way up. Follow the bolts for a line that is more fun.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Tonnere Tower : The Garden : Before The Deluge (5.10a)
By: Eliot Augusto When: May 21, 2014

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Comments: Totally looked easier from below. Went too far left around bolt 4 or 5 and got stuck in no holds land.


Location: CO : Estes Park Valley : Lumpy Ridge : The Book : The Pages Wall Area : Osiris (5.7+)
By: Eliot Augusto When: May 6, 2014

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Comments: Did this yesterday. Pitch 1 and 2 were grunt fests and completely boring. Pitch 3 was nice, but I ended up taking a pretty big fall trying to climb the dihedral all the way. Pulled out a questionable #4 along the way. Move right into the parallel cracks, route finding is winning. Pitch 4 looked awful and wasn't much better.

I won't go back, but I can see how this would be a good climb for people already in the 11s. If you're a beginner climber (like me), this isn't your standard 5.7. Prot... more >>


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Nip and Tuck : Finger Crack (5.9)
By: Eliot Augusto When: Apr 7, 2014

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Comments: Great crack. Super painful on the muscles for the new crack climber, I was screaming like the pros to get my arms to work. The feet are much better than they look.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Mine Hole Crag : Sofa Kingdom (5.9+)
By: Eliot Augusto When: Feb 28, 2014

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Comments: Chalk X not there. The rock still is. I don't think anyone who looks at where they are climbing is going to use it as a hold.


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Hawk-Eagle Ridge : Cracker Jack (5.6 PG13)
By: Eliot Augusto When: Feb 18, 2014

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Comments: I love climbing. I'd rather climb the nearby trees than this again. It isn't that this route is bad, it was just really lack luster. I've had some scramble ascents that were more hair raising and exciting.

The gear was placed only as a "well fuck it...we're supposed to place gear 40ft up a wall. might as well." I climbed this within my first few weeks of climbing, so this isn't from a wellspring of experience, talent and skill.


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