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Areas = 15
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Location: UT : Moab Area : River Road : Big Bend Bouldering Area : Corbin Boulder : ... : Photo
By: Eric Odenthal When: Apr 5, 2016

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Comments: Never in the rain. It broke, I layed in the rocks and the rain began. I despise people who climb on wet sandstone. Being a local I understand, but when I share the idea behind why it's bad, people shrug and continue on most times. What happened to respect for the stone, area and limited resource.


Location: UT : Moab Area : River Road : Big Bend Bouldering Area : Flat Top Boulder : The Pregnancy Arete (V2+)
By: Eric Odenthal When: Mar 26, 2016

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Comments: The arete shown in the photo is V7.


Location: CA : San Bernardino Mountains : Mormon Rocks : Mormon Slab : Sandstone Balls (5.8)
By: Eric Odenthal When: Jan 4, 2016

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Comments: Have looked at these rocks for years. Finally made the 5 minute drive and 10 minute approach. Tried the first route, the 5.6x. Backed off, it was sketchy, loose and beyond runout. A fall could rip all the skin off, wear layers. Made our way to the wall over the ridge. Great size routes. Bolts were massively rusted and probably wouldn't be ideal to fall on. Climbing is chill with fun moves the whole way, cobbles are solid. Linked up p2 with a 70m, could be done with a 60m as that is the length of... more >>


Location: UT : Moab Area : River Road : Big Bend Bouldering Area : Various Areas : Black Angus (V7)
By: Eric Odenthal When: Dec 15, 2015

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Comments: Tricky. Lick you fingers on a cold day.


Location: UT : Moab Area : River Road : Big Bend Bouldering Area : Army of Darkness Boulder : Right Hand Of Darkness (V8)
By: Eric Odenthal When: Dec 15, 2015

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Comments: FA: Kevin Kane


Location: UT : Moab Area : Kane Springs Canyon : Ice Cream Parlor : RP City (5.10b/c PG13)
By: Eric Odenthal When: Dec 15, 2015

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Comments: One of the best at the ICP for the commitment and boldness. Crux is a runout with a #2 and #4 Rp. Heads up! Exciting all the way to the anchor. If you pass the original anchor (clipping it for your follower) and lower off the anchor of Rain it's exactly 60 meters.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Potash Road : Wall Street : Arc Angel (5.10a)
By: Eric Odenthal When: Dec 4, 2015

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Comments: Bad bolt placement. Don't deck clipping the third bolt!


Location: UT : Moab Area : Potash Road : Wall Street : Points West (5.10b)
By: Eric Odenthal When: Aug 9, 2015

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Comments: Direct finish is .11+ish


Location: UT : San Rafael Swell : San Rafael Swell - South : Eastern Reef Area.. AKA The... : E Crags (DBC Canyon) : Death by Chocolate (5.8+)
By: Eric Odenthal When: Nov 8, 2014

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Comments: Thanks to the first ascent crew! What a route! I climbed this route on November 7th, it had been on my list for a few years and am glad to have busted it out with my friend Nikki.
Trip report: From the parking at 2.1 miles past the gate on the south side of the road (about 200 yards further than the black dragon turnoff if heading west). Cross the highway there. At 2.1 there is a great campsite. Hike to the drainage, follow it up until a cairn marks the right split. Follow across to the... more >>


Location: UT : Moab Area : Arches National Park : Park Avenue : Cinnamon Rose (5.9)
By: Eric Odenthal When: Oct 18, 2013

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Comments: This is the splitter looking crack on the left wall from upper park avenue parking. Mostly .75 camalot, #1 camalot. Beware: the block near the top rocks, pull gently. Kinda sandbagged for the grade, but eh, it's arches. Think light and believe its solid.


Location: UT : Moab Area : River Road : Utopia : Terma (5.9 PG13)
By: Eric Odenthal When: Mar 13, 2013

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Comments: Fun route! Can not believe a route like this exists in Moab. Fun, spicy and with an insane view of all of the desert. A rim route for everyone. Wish there were more of these. Good job guys.

ended up linking the first two pitches with a 70 meter rope, skipped draws, had many double length runners. not recommended, but you can rap with one 70. 3 raps.


Location: UT : San Rafael Swell : San Rafael Swell - South : Eastern Reef Area.. AKA The... : O Crags (Three Finger Canyo... : Curiosity Killed The Cat (5.9+)
By: Eric Odenthal When: Dec 6, 2012

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Comments: climbed the first pitch. fun climbing, bolts are in very odd places, wouldn't help much. 40 foot runout to the anchors from the last bolt... wonder if a bolt fell out... most bolts in the area move. should have used 1/2" x 4 RAWL instead.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Potash Road : Wall Street : I Love Loosey (5.12b)
By: Eric Odenthal When: Sep 8, 2012

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Comments: RAD LINE! Good from the start to the finish. stiff for .11d, maybe .12b. super slabby fun!


Location: UT : Moab Area : Potash Road : Mars : Slap Chop (5.11)
By: Eric Odenthal When: Jul 28, 2012

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Comments: .4, .75, #1 Camalot work well.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Kane Springs Canyon : Moonflower Canyon : Unknown (5.10- R)
By: Eric Odenthal When: Apr 18, 2012

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Comments: Thanks for the anchor A. Roberts. Truly a unique rock climb.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Arches National Park : Sunshine Wall : Sunshine Wall Routes : Tezcatlipoca (5.7)
By: Eric Odenthal When: Mar 10, 2012

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Comments: Finally ticked this cool looking tower. I parked at the naked women petroglyph, hiked 4 miles all the way around the bend, it's further than you think, then hiked half way back on the top. Made my way down into the canyon, felt way the hell out there. It's really short and I brought way to much gear. I rope soloed it, brought a #2,#3 camalot for the anchor at the bottom, worked my way up the OW, the then placed a .3 C3, clipped the bolt and was at the top. Other towers in the ar... more >>


Location: UT : Moab Area : Arches National Park : The Pickle : Standard Route (5.7 C0)
By: Eric Odenthal When: Mar 10, 2012

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Comments: went up this tower yesterday, aid solo. 20 something pins and bolts get you up to the last free sandy move. The anchor looks good, bring cord just incase. fun quick route if you have a few hours.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Potash Road : Wall Street : Mississippi High Step (5.12a)
By: Eric Odenthal When: Sep 23, 2011

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Comments: Solid route. Can you get off the ground?


Location: UT : Moab Area : Potash Road : Wall Street : Warsteiner (5.11b)
By: Eric Odenthal When: Sep 20, 2011

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Comments: wish it was longer. Still mega!


Location: UT : Moab Area : Potash Road : Wall Street : Zig Zag (5.10a)
By: Eric Odenthal When: Jul 20, 2011

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Comments: A friend climbed it last night. Wild route.
5 bolts, .75 camalot at the top. may need slings
to replace anchor.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Potash Road : Wall Street : Slab Route (5.7)
By: Eric Odenthal When: Jul 8, 2011

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Comments: knot the end of your rope!


Location: UT : Moab Area : Potash Road : Wall Street : Fernando (5.11b)
By: Eric Odenthal When: Jul 7, 2011

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Comments: Nice job bolting this rig. stellar rocks. like the crimpies


Location: UT : Moab Area : Potash Road : Wall Street : Static Cling (5.11-) : Photo
By: Eric Odenthal When: Jul 3, 2011

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Comments: don't break the holds. it's classic!!!!!!!


Location: UT : Moab Area : Potash Road : Wall Street : Twittin Shinkies (5.11b)
By: Eric Odenthal When: Jul 2, 2011

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Comments: great moves the whole way. crux at second pin is super techi. Classic! .75 camalot after thrid pin is good to have.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Potash Road : Wall Street : Shoot Up or Shut Up (5.11a)
By: Eric Odenthal When: Jun 30, 2011

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Comments: classic line. Thank you Kyle!
bring a blue alien, #4 new camalot, #2 camalot, #.75 camalot.
you'll be psyched.
Don't screw with gear at the crux, just SHOOT UP!


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