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Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : *Flagstaff Crags : The Pit : Swiss Tower : Mr. Slate (5.10b)
By: Eric D When: May 10, 2016

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Comments: Just for all you out of towners - this climb is most definitely not X rated. At all.


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : *Williams/ Sycamore Canyon : *Volunteer Canyon : North Side : ... : Edge of an Age (5.12b)
By: Eric D When: Apr 26, 2016

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Comments: An excellent route. Sporty trad climbing at it's best.


Location: NV : Red Rock : Pine Creek Canyon : Mescalito : Risky Business (5.10c R)
By: Eric D When: Feb 22, 2016

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Comments: Great route. Though I don't think that any of it is R except for maybe some 5.6 moves high on pitch 1. Solid lead falls are possible on the other pitches but the risk of injury is very unlikely.

5.10 PG-13 is what I would give this route. Overall not too bad at all.


Location: VA : Harrisonburg and NW VA : Second Mountain
By: Eric D When: Feb 16, 2016

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Comments: The Dr. Topo link is broken. If anyone wants a copy of that guide message me here. Better yet, if someone has a place to upload it to, that would work best.


Location: VA : Harrisonburg and NW VA : Second Mountain : Gettin the Groove (V1)
By: Eric D When: Feb 16, 2016

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Comments: It is very, very unlikely that this was unclimbed until 2016. In the early 2000s pretty much everything in those main areas at 2nd had been climbed, especially in such a central location.


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : *Oak Creek Canyon : *The Waterfall : The Double Clutching Wall : Wolverine (5.13-)
By: Eric D When: Jan 25, 2016

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Comments: I agree with the slider beta. Not crucial, but certainly nice. Small nuts can be useful too depending on personal preference. What a route! It's hard not to spray about this thing but will keep my words limited to allow a fresh experience for others.


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : *Sedona Area : West Sedona : Dry Creek Road Area : ... : Photo
By: Eric D When: Dec 21, 2015

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Comments: You forgot your rope Jake!!! Ahhhhh!!!!


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : *Sedona Area : Oak Creek Village : Oak Creek Spire Area : ... : "Southern Revival" South Fa... (5.12)
By: Eric D When: Dec 19, 2015

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Comments: The best route in Sedona.


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : *Winslow Areas : *East Clear Creek : Winslow Wall : ... : Lady Boys (5.11-)
By: Eric D When: Nov 16, 2015

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Comments: I agree with toast. The climbing is decent but this was put up ground up and so didn't get the cleaning it should have. Don't climb this while someone is at the base.


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : *Williams/ Sycamore Canyon : *Volunteer Canyon : South Side : ... : Resting Bitch Face (5.10d)
By: Eric D When: Sep 28, 2015

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Comments: It is possible that the finger crack has been climbed before but we cleaned a good bit of stuff off. The upper section had a sketchy teeter-totter block on it and had not been climbed.


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : *Williams/ Sycamore Canyon : *Volunteer Canyon : South Side : ... : Sindarete (5.11-)
By: Eric D When: Aug 17, 2015

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Comments: The top half of this is totally wild rock. Super unique and super fun.


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : *Flagstaff Crags : San Francisco Peaks : The Peaks Crag : ... : 5.10 Fever (5.10+ PG13)
By: Eric D When: Jul 26, 2015

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Comments: I didn't see any PG13 on this.


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : *Flagstaff Crags : Mt. Elden : Red Dragon : Crown Jewel (5.12d)
By: Eric D When: Jun 8, 2015

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Comments: A Flagstaff classic


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : *Sedona Area : West Sedona : The Great Wall : The Great Dihedral (5.10+ A0)
By: Eric D When: Jun 1, 2015

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Comments: Nice write up Casey but I think that the description of the 1st pitch should be clarified. 90% of the pitch goes free at 10 or 11 with a fixed line to get up the first 30 feet, and then you may need to pull on some bolts in the middle of the pitch. Definitely try and climb as much of this pitch free as possible!


Location: VA : Harrisonburg and NW VA : Hidden Rocks : Hidden Roofs : The Flower Sermon (5.13+)
By: Eric D When: Feb 26, 2015

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Comments: Awesome! Not sure if you are the guy I met in Potrero recently. Either way congrats. Hidden is now home to a place to learn how to top rope and 5.13+.


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : *Sedona Area : Sedona : Lost Canyon : Shangri-La (5.12+)
By: Eric D When: Feb 15, 2015

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Comments: The best route in the state of Arizona. Pitch after pitch of glorious climbing.


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : *Oak Creek Canyon : *The Waterfall : *The Left Wall : Slaughterfall (5.12c)
By: Eric D When: Jan 22, 2015

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Comments: Only at the Waterfall would you get a half-dozen bolts followed by two loweball placements. Awesome! A great route.


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : *Oak Creek Canyon : The Coke Wall Area : The Coke Wall : The People's Republic of Ve... (5.12-)
By: Eric D When: Oct 27, 2014

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Comments: A very good route. Sedona now has a holy trinity of must do big free routes. Great Dihedral, Into the Wild, and People's Republic of Vermont.

Pitch 3 is amazing.


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : *Winslow Areas : *East Clear Creek : Winslow Wall : ... : The Godfather of Soul (5.11+)
By: Eric D When: May 5, 2014

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Comments: If anyone knows the FA on this and name, post it up. A good route.


Location: Rhode Island : Beach Pond : Deadwood : Work of Man (V12- PG13)
By: Eric D When: Dec 2, 2013

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Comments: How is a 16' problem rated X? It would be hard to die from 16'.


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : *Sedona Area : West Sedona : Dry Creek Road Area : ... : The Golden Spike (5.11+)
By: Eric D When: Aug 11, 2013

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Comments: I believe the ratings to be right on. Not sandbagged at all.


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : *Flagstaff Crags : Pumphouse Wash : The Ultimates : Ultimate Finger Crack (5.11)
By: Eric D When: Aug 5, 2013

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Comments: Agreed. Not PG-13 or even PG.


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : *Flagstaff Crags : Pumphouse Wash : The Ultimates : The Ultimator (5.11c)
By: Eric D When: Aug 4, 2013

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Comments: This route was thought to be harder by a number of people and may settle in harder than 11c. With my beta 5.11c feels accurate though get on it and post what you think!


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 7 - Upper Highway : ... : Tide Me Over (5.10c/d)
By: Eric D When: Jul 18, 2013

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Comments: Looks cool, but a one pitch route is not alpine climbing.


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : *Isolation Canyon : Main Wall - Center : No White Flag (5.12a)
By: Eric D When: May 6, 2013

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Comments: Excellent route on great rock. I got dive bombed twice (but not hit) by a falcon in late April. His/her nest was about 30 feet up and left from the chains. Maybe stay off of this for a few months, for your sake as well as the falcon's.


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