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Location: CO : Alpine Rock : Mount of the Holy Cross : North Face (5.8 AI3)
By: George Bell When: Aug 16, 2016

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Comments: Holy Nordwand! Nice addition, Larry.


Location: CO : Boulder : Flatirons : North : Third Flatiron
By: George Bell When: Aug 16, 2016

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Comments: Jason, sticky approach shoes are fine if you want comfort, you save weight by not carrying another pair of shoes. Hiking boots without sticky rubber will feel slippery.

The Third Flatiron has hit the big time: the descent trail has a Pokestop!


Location: NV : Red Rock : Second Pullout : The Black Corridor : Photo
By: George Bell When: Aug 15, 2016

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Comments: Yalza, I like it! Where are all the crowds?


Location: NV : Red Rock : Second Pullout : The Black Corridor : Photo
By: George Bell When: Aug 15, 2016

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Comments: For a few minutes per day ... the Red Corridor! It appears to me like it is in the sun, but I guess it is the magic of HDR.


Location: Climbing Skills : How to Simul-Rappel
By: George Bell When: Aug 15, 2016

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Comments: Clearly, opinions differ regarding this topic. YMMV!


Location: CA : Tahoe Vicinity : Highway 50 Corridor : Sugarloaf : Sugarloaf, East Face : Grand Illusion (5.13b/c)
By: George Bell When: Jul 19, 2016

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Comments: That's a neat video, the climber makes it seem rather casual although you do notice him hanging near the top. He also starts out leading but at the top I see a toprope, video trickery?


Location: CO : Boulder : Flatirons : South : Photo
By: George Bell When: Jul 18, 2016

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Comments: Tent caterpillar bivy spot!


Location: North America : Canada : Alberta : Jasper National Park : Mt. Edith Cavell : North Face - Chouinard/Beck... (5.7)
By: George Bell When: Jul 12, 2016

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Comments: Great story and pics, Jon!


Location: South America : Peru : Cordillera Blanca : Santa Cruz Valley : Quitaraju North Face Direct
By: George Bell When: Jun 27, 2016

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Comments: I'd advise to climb this route before Alpamayo. If you climb Alpamayo first, suddenly Quitaraju doesn't look so cool by comparison and it is easy to find an excuse to skip it. This is what happened to us, anyway.


Location: South America : Peru : Cordillera Blanca : Quebrada Llanganuco : Yanapaccha West Face
By: George Bell When: Jun 27, 2016

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Comments: I climbed this route in 1987, possibly it was a bit easier back then. I do remember the headwalls, but they were not very steep. Great views of Chacaraju!


Location: WY : Devil's Tower : Durrance Approach : Durrance (5.7) : Photo
By: George Bell When: May 18, 2016

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Comments: I remember the same pitch made my partner (now wife) very unhappy too!


Location: UT : Saint George : Snow Canyon State Park : Island In The Sky : War Zone : ... : Photo
By: George Bell When: Apr 26, 2016

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Comments: Looks like an Ocicat to me!


Location: Oceania : New Zealand : South Island : Photo
By: George Bell When: Apr 20, 2016

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Comments: Yalza! Nice weather! When I was there it was in a white-out.


Location: WY : Wind River Range : Cirque of the Towers : Photo
By: George Bell When: Feb 26, 2016

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Comments: I wish I'd had a split neutral-density filter for this one!


Location: NV : Red Rock : Juniper Canyon : Brownstone Wall : Black Dagger (5.8 PG13) : Photo
By: George Bell When: Feb 17, 2016

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Comments: I agree with you, Peter. Weird perspective on this photo.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Cliffs of Insanity : Brute Squad (5.10) : Photo
By: George Bell When: Jan 26, 2016

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Comments: Looks like a fall into a desert crevasse!


Location: CO : Photo
By: George Bell When: Jan 26, 2016

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Comments: The flowers are appreciated because they cover up all the scree! Once you get a little higher, all those peaks are just piles of endless scree. Character building scree!


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : El Capitan : Triple Direct (5.9 C2-) : Photo
By: George Bell When: Jan 17, 2016

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Comments: Thank you for cleaning up! When I climbed the Nose in 1996, that crack was crammed full of garbage which was much nastier than plastic bottles. The crack is quite deep, and you can push garbage down into it. I think that during the subsequent Nose cleanup they spent days cleaning that crack out with a long hooked wire. Please carry all your trash over the top!


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : The Bastille : Photo
By: George Bell When: Jan 15, 2016

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Comments: Planet Fitness has nothing on Planet Eldorado!


Location: UT : Moab Area : Arches National Park : Elephant Butte : Standard (West Fins) (5.3) : Photo
By: George Bell When: Dec 16, 2015

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Comments: This is either a person who has gotten flipped upside down by their pack, or more likely a hungry alien hanging motionless, waiting to eat unsuspecting climbers.


Location: NM : New Mexico Navajolands : Ship Rock : Photo
By: George Bell When: Nov 18, 2015

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Comments: I'm afraid it didn't come out, due to a technical glitch.


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Half Dome
By: George Bell When: Nov 18, 2015

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Comments: In 1865, the California Geological Survey was unable to find a way up Half Dome, calling it a mountain "which never has been, and never will be trodden by human feet." Although this is laughable today, Half Dome is remarkable in that there is no easy way to get on top of it, even though the top is gigantic and could easily fit a sports stadium.

When you climb Snake Dike, you get and idea of how big this monolith is. Even after the end of the roped climbing, it is quite a hike to the summit... more >>


Location: CO : Boulder : Flatirons : Central : Hammerhead : Yodeling Moves (5.0)
By: George Bell When: Oct 27, 2015

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Comments: Beware of a large, loose block about halfway along the traverse.

The rappel is short, under 50 feet.


Location: CO : Boulder : Flatirons : Central : Hammerhead
By: George Bell When: Oct 27, 2015

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Comments: The Woods Quarry trail junction is unmarked and easily missed. When you are coming down steeply from Sentinel Pass, the junction is where the trail stops going down and begins traversing south. I don't recall the "rectangular block of rock" mentioned by Mic, but only 100-200 feet past this junction is where the faint trail heads up to the Hammerhead.

It you leave the trail at Sentinel Pass and head west up an indistinct ridge, you will encounter the summit of the Hammerhead in maybe 500 feet.... more >>


Location: CO : Boulder : Flatirons : Central : Hammerhead : ... : Photo
By: George Bell When: Oct 26, 2015

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Comments: Only one one cord is there now (2015). I hope none of the chipmunks are chewing on it!


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