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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
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Rock Climbing Photo: Me on Liberty Last Stand...I heard a rumor it's a ...

Me on Liberty Last Stand...I heard a rumor it's a sport route now????

Forums : Colorado : ... : Post

Jun 2, 2015

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Location: CO : Fort Collins : Poudre Canyon : The Narrows : Eden area : ... : Fish & Whistle (5.11a)
By: eric owen When: Oct 2, 2015

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Comments: Was it orginally bolted by the FA? I would have liked it to remain a 10c X route/headpoint route. Seems like a waste of material and unnecessary damage to the rock, more so since it is a easy TR once you lead the corner route. Since it was chopped once before, someone must have had a reason to chop it, so why rebolt it? Has this reason of chopping it before, been resolved? To me, this does not seems much different than adding bolts to existing routes at Duncan's Ridge.


Location: CO : Fort Collins : Poudre Canyon : The Narrows : Eden area : ... : Fish & Whistle (5.11a)
By: eric owen When: Oct 1, 2015

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Comments: I was very unpleased to see that bolts were added to this line. Can you explain putting in bolts on an existing line?


Location: CO : Telluride/Norwood area : Ophir : Ophir Wall : Main Wall : Comes a Time (5.10-)
By: eric owen When: Sep 2, 2015

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Comments: The description is right on. For many of the holds, don't pull straight down, you will be changing your body position to a bunch to pull on the good incuts. Would give it solid 10b.


Location: CO : Telluride/Norwood area : Ophir : Cracked Canyon : Orange Peel (5.10)
By: eric owen When: Sep 2, 2015

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Comments: Bolts are still up at the top, great route, protects great, with ok rest. 10b.


Location: CO : Telluride/Norwood area : Ophir : Cracked Canyon : Chewbacca (5.8)
By: eric owen When: Sep 2, 2015

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Comments: Anchors are at the top and are obvious from the ground. Felt more like 5.7. Good clean climbing.


Location: CO : Telluride/Norwood area : Ophir : Cracked Canyon : Attica (5.9) : Photo
By: eric owen When: Sep 2, 2015

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Comments: 2 yellow TCUs, some Peanuts, a blue TCU, and a nut at the roof, then a 00 TCU after the roof (look for a wide stem). More heady than hard. 2 stars, one of which I gave for historical reasons.


Location: CO : Fort Collins : Horsetooth Reservoir : Duncan's Ridge : Out of the Black (5.12+)
By: eric owen When: May 25, 2015

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Comments: I lead this route on 5-24-15. The bolts are where you would want them to be. A large block, the size of a basketball, released from the a horizontal break (that I was standing on) between the 3-4 bolt. It will likely be harder for shorter people.

The beta: DON'T read if you want the onsight.
There is a sit down, no hands rest once you clip the 3rd bolt on the "perch rock" that sticks out of the break. Work some magic to stand up using a lefthand side-pull in the middle of the face, an underclin... more >>


Location: WV : Bozoo
By: eric owen When: Apr 26, 2012

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Comments: P Scully, I know I have climbed with you and Paul back in the 90's. 94-95 fer sure. I went to Radford and graduated from the outdoor program there. It nice to see the place is still open for climbing. I have been out of the area for some 20 years. Back in VA for a little bit, maybe I check it out again for old times sake.


Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
re: Looking to buy a Tacoma topperColoradoeric owenNov 24, 2015
re: New Sport routes on Duncan's Ridge ?Coloradoeric owenJun 2, 2015
re: The 2014-2015 Colorado Ice Conditions ThreadColoradoeric owenDec 18, 2014
re: Job Post: RN position (2) in Estes ParkCommunity Forumeric owenOct 24, 2013

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