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Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : West Stronghold : Isle of You : Grad Rock
By: Geir When: Apr 8, 2014

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Comments: No problem. The offer still stands, PM me if you want me to mail some down.


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : West Stronghold : Isle of You : Grad Rock
By: Geir When: Apr 4, 2014

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Comments: Just kidding you about the book Angel. I am so sorry that somebody took that stuff. I always worry a little bit about stashing gear but it sucks to see stashes being stolen. I have a few extra bolts that I can give you to help offset your loss.


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : West Stronghold : Isle of You : Grad Rock
By: Geir When: Apr 4, 2014

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Comments: Shit you are writing a book too????? :)

Sounds like you are right. Maybe rats of a different kind!


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : West Stronghold : Isle of You : Grad Rock
By: Geir When: Apr 3, 2014

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Comments: Sorry Angel. I hope EFR is right.

Last summer some keys disappeared from a tent at the Reef parking area. Turns out some critter pulled them under a nearby shrub and was chewing on the nylon key ring. Luckily they were found but it was not fun.


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : East Stronghold : The Wasteland : The Fire Sermon (5.10-)
By: Geir When: Mar 25, 2014

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Comments: A topo for this route can be downloaded from here:

www.toofasttopos.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=54


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : West Stronghold : Westworld Dome : Warpaint (5.10c PG13)
By: Geir When: Mar 25, 2014

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Comments: A topo for this fine route can be downloaded from this address:

www.toofasttopos.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=53


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : West Stronghold : Whale Dome
By: Geir When: Mar 21, 2014

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Comments: I heard that too. I am going to replace the rusty bolts this spring.


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : Queen Creek Canyon : Lower Devil's Canyon : Glitter Box Area : Gold (5.10b/c)
By: Geir When: Mar 19, 2014

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Comments: Fun route! We did not have a 70 so we topped out and rapped Eyes of the World.


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : Queen Creek Canyon : Lower Devil's Canyon : Totem-Proto Area : Inertia (5.10-)
By: Geir When: Mar 19, 2014

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Comments: Finally catching up on my feedback after two weeks running around like mad. Climbed this with Arjun early this month and actually had a lot of fun. Very exposed but reasonable climbing at the top. A single set of cams and stoppers did the trick.

I looked the arÍte at the top, particularly where I had to step around left to open air. Nice climb Arjun and David!


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 1 - Lower Highway : ... : Triangulate (5.10+)
By: Geir When: Mar 4, 2014

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Comments: Pulled with a crowbar - wow those were not good bolts at all. Thanks Eric!!


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : East Stronghold : Rockfellow Group : ... : Photo
By: Geir When: Mar 2, 2014

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Comments: Thanks John. I have a couple more at home that I can sell. PM me if you want some more info.


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 4 - Windy Point West : ... : The Plate (5.12+)
By: Geir When: Mar 2, 2014

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Comments: Tasty LOL John.

No problem Alex, I thought you might have misread what Eric had written. :)


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : East Stronghold : Rockfellow Group : ... : Poetry in Motion (5.10- R)
By: Geir When: Mar 1, 2014

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Comments: On Feb 27th two anchor bolts and four protection bolts were replaced with hardware provided by the ASCA. The anchor on top of pitch 1 is now two Fixe rap anchors. The anchor on top of pitch 2 was already replaced. Two of the original bolts were still in good condition (3/8" split shafts with good stainless steel SMC hangers). These were not replaced as they still have many years left in them. The route is in prime shape now.

We still have to remove a temporary bolt from the top which serve... more >>


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 4 - Windy Point West : ... : The Plate (5.12+)
By: Geir When: Feb 28, 2014

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Comments: Hey Alex,

As I look at Eric's post I'm pretty sure it was intended to be humorous and friendly. He often jokes that he loves climbing everything; his remark that you also love climbing everything doesn't seem to be derogatory. Just my take.


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : East Stronghold : Rockfellow Group : ... : Photo
By: Geir When: Feb 24, 2014

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Comments: Lol camera adds 30 years.

Clay is correct, it is a three bolt anchor. I do have ASCA bolts in hand for the bolts in the photo but have not gotten to them yet.

I will get them swapped out after the closure though. :)


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : Oak Creek Canyon : The Waterfall : The Main Amphitheater : Gemini Dragonfire (5.13+)
By: Geir When: Feb 8, 2014

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Comments: Awesome Joel!!!!


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : East Stronghold : Rockfellow Group : ... : Cap'm Pissgums (5.10+)
By: Geir When: Feb 5, 2014

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Comments: Hahaha Clay I just saw this. I will have to find that photo.


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : Queen Creek Canyon : Lower Devil's Canyon : Totem-Proto Area : Up in Smoke (5.11- R)
By: Geir When: Feb 2, 2014

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Comments: Hey Arjun, thanks for the photo!! It is on the S face, good catch. There are two bolts protecting the poor rock in the beginning. Since the rest of the rock is better, only a few bolts were installed where there wasn't reasonable gear. It makes for a bold lead; it is probably a similar commitment level as Overcoming Inertia. It will be interesting to see if you guys think it is PG13 or R. In the interim I will keep it posted it as an R.

Marcy and I are thinking of coming up agai... more >>


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : East Stronghold : The Wasteland : Teenage Wasteland (Sweeny D... (5.10b)
By: Geir When: Jan 20, 2014

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Comments: Teenage Wasteland is an enjoyable outing, particularly the first two pitches. My understanding is that the route heads left after the second pitch instead of continuing on Sweeny Direct.

A topo for this route can be downloaded from here:

www.toofasttopos.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=54


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : East Stronghold : The Wasteland : The Wasteland (5.8)
By: Geir When: Jan 20, 2014

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Comments: A topo for this route can be downloaded from here:

www.toofasttopos.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=54

I also placed an approach map (that can be rotated or tilted) at this address:

www.toofasttopos.com/googleearth/wasteland.html

Simply close the window or hit the back button once you've viewed the map to return to this page. Enjoy!


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : West Stronghold : Hands Canyon : Golden Buttress
By: Geir When: Jan 20, 2014

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Comments: Looks great TJ! Can't wait to check it out.


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : West Stronghold : Sweet Rock : ... : Photo
By: Geir When: Jan 16, 2014

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Comments: Hahahaha very clever guys!


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : East Stronghold : Cochise Dome (What's My Lin... : What's My Line? (5.6 A0 R)
By: Geir When: Jan 6, 2014

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Comments: It is likely they only need to be tightened. See the comments below; they were replaced in 2007.


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : West Stronghold : Whale Dome
By: Geir When: Dec 25, 2013

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Comments: Here is an approach map I've been working on. You can rotate/tilt/zoom the map using your arrow keys and the [Ctrl] key. When you are done looking at it simply close the page or click the back button to return to this page.

You can launch the page by clicking this link:

www.toofasttopos.com/googleearth/whaledome.html

Thumbnail view of the page
Thumbnail view of the page



Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : Oak Creek Canyon : The Waterfall
By: Geir When: Dec 22, 2013

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Comments: Made my first trip to the waterfall today. Met up with Darren, Joel, Karie (sp?), Eric, JJ, and Wade. Clay convinced me to make the trip up from Tucson.

This place is the best single pitch climbing area I have visited other than New River Gorge. Thanks to the many people who spent time to carefully develop this astounding place. I cannot wait to climb here again!!!


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