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Contributed Routes

Name Rating Type Location Date

Stigmata

5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ E6 6c (1)

Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 130'

CO : Boulder : ... : Mickey Mouse Wall

Dec 9, 2004

Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
2nd Ascent, September 1989

2nd Ascent, September 1989

NH : Cathedral Ledge : ... : Liquid Sky (5.13b)

Nov 29, 2009

Chris Archer on Johnny Cat

Chris Archer on Johnny Cat

UT : Moab Area : ... : Johnny Cat (5.11+)

Nov 29, 2009

mmm...more 80's style

mmm...more 80's style

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : 29 Palms (5.11d)

Nov 29, 2009

mmmm...80's style

mmmm...80's style

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Vector (5.11c)

Nov 29, 2009

George Squibb on Stigmata. Photo Will Nicholls.

George Squibb on Stigmata. Photo Will Nicholls.

CO : Boulder : ... : Stigmata (5.13a)

Jan 4, 2005

Contributed Comments

 

Location: CO : Boulder : Flatirons : North : East Ironing Board : Honemaster Lambada (5.14a)
By: George Squibb When: Apr 9, 2014

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Comments: Thanks, Colin. Yes, I did the 2nd ascent on 10-10-97. Alex Honnold and Chris Weidner also both did the route in 2008. Tommy did it some time earlier.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Coney Island : Give the Dog a Bone (5.13a)
By: George Squibb When: May 7, 2010

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Comments: Seems some people take .12d here on MP, and .13a on their 8a scorecard...hmmmm. I generally don't like these finicky kind of routes, but this is one of the better routes in BoCan. The handholds are quite good, but my left big toe got really pumped. I'm going with solid 12d or soft 13a...but I'm takin' 12d on the scorecard ;-)


Location: CO : Morrison/Evergreen : Morrison Boulders : The Black Hole : Midnight Express (aka CJMD) (V7)
By: George Squibb When: Dec 11, 2009

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Comments: CJMD stands for Chris (Hill) and Jimmy (Surette) Makin' Ducats...which was a joke, since they were painting houses at the time....


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Animal World : Blockhead (5.12b)
By: George Squibb When: Jul 17, 2009

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Comments: Better than it looks, not as contrived as it looks, more independent than it looks...lots of quality movement in a small package; clearly, the corner should not be used...and it's not really that tempting...it's hard enough to get pumped in BoCan as it is. Full Disclosure: Chris is a friend of mine.


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Redgarden Wall : Redgarden - Tower One : Alice in Bucketland (5.8+ R)
By: George Squibb When: Jan 19, 2009

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Comments: With a little bit of 4th classing (20ft or so), a 70m cord, and long slings you can do the whole thing in one long pitch....


Location: CO : Boulder : Flatirons : Central : The Hand : Rock Atrocity (5.13+)
By: George Squibb When: Nov 17, 2008

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Comments: Seemed more like .13c when I did it a long time ago...maybe it's broken...or JStar is short...and afraid of Rifle...;-)


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Animal World : Hands of Destiny (5.13a)
By: George Squibb When: May 5, 2008

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Comments: Onsight and hanging the draws it felt closer to 12d to me (I can't really climb slabs anymore - too much time in the gym - so I had to try a little). Though not very hard, it's sort of challenging to put the puzzle together onsight. The final slab is desperate: no chalk, licheny, and I had to use my feet - thought I might blow it there! A little scary getting to the 1st bolt too...good route for BoCan.


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Redgarden Wall : Redgarden - Tower One : Psychosis (5.10d PG13)
By: George Squibb When: Mar 26, 2007

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Comments: Karin and I did P1 of Psychosis to the belay at the start of the crack on P2 of 3 Old Farts. I thought P1 was safe - 1.5F behind the undercling flake at the .10- crux, looked like it would stay, especially since you're toproping the move - rest of pitch is typical Eldo. We then did P2 of Old Farts directly into Psychosis P3 in one long pitch. The steep part at the bottom of Psychosis P3 - I think it get's .11a - was way easier - no joke, I'm thinking 5.9 - as long as you don't try to crack c... more >>


Location: NH : Rumney : Waimea : Whip Tide (5.12b)
By: George Squibb When: Nov 29, 2006

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Comments: It was a long time ago, but I think we originally graded it .12b


Location: CO : Rifle : Rifle Mountain Park : Project Wall : Apocalypse '91 (5.13b)
By: George Squibb When: Jul 6, 2006

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Comments: I should add that Dave Pegg actually added the bolts (within the Rifle permit process); Andy just warmed up on it one day for the FA


Location: CO : Rifle : Rifle Mountain Park : Project Wall : Apocalypse '91 (5.13b)
By: George Squibb When: Jun 26, 2006

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Comments: Only goes about 15 feet further; not as hard as the lower crux, but harder than the rest of the route. The extended climbing is not that great, but really adds to the quality of the route. Having done the short version a couple of times over the years, I managed the extended route 2nd try; so I'm guessing soft .13c or something. Thanks to Andy for finally correcting something that needed to be fixed a long time ago - now one of the best hot weather routes in the canyon.


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Rincon : Rincon - L of Center Route : Aerospace (5.11c)
By: George Squibb When: Apr 10, 2006

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Comments: I may be blind, but the flake for the #2 Camalot may be gone. I also didn't find anything I liked at the end of the traverse before the first bolt - a bunch of marginal rock and expanding flakes - big runouts when you won't hit something are fun, but I personally didn't like this section. For the upper traverse left, if you want, you can get a #2 steel nut, #3/4 RP, AND a small Alien (I don't have Aliens, so I used a tipped purple TCU; all are good) - you don't real... more >>


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Blob Rock Area : Blob Rock : ... : Vasodilator (5.13a)
By: George Squibb When: Oct 17, 2005

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Comments: Changed my mind; some of the holds that were there in 1996 aren't there anymore.


Location: CO : Rifle : Rifle Mountain Park : Ruckman Cave : Call the Cops (5.12c)
By: George Squibb When: Dec 9, 2004

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Comments: What's with the lame description? This is actually a pretty good route.


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Mountain : The Industrial Wall : Soul Train (5.12b)
By: George Squibb When: Apr 23, 2004

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Comments: Yes, this is how the FA was done. The scramble is just down from the start of Tunnel Vision - a crack in a slab with a small tree (there used to be a sling to grab). Then circle around until you are at the notch at the start of Tracktion p2 (note correct spelling).


Contributed Stars

Name Quality Location

Steelworker 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b

KY : Red River Gorge : Torrent Falls

Ultrasaurus (aka Uber-Pwnage) 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ E6 6c

CO : Flatirons : ... : Dinosaur Rock

Tuna Town 5.12d 7c 28 IX E6 6b

KY : Red River Gorge : The Motherlode

Skin Boat 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ E6 6c

KY : Red River Gorge : The Motherlode

Fluff Boy 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ E7 6c

CO : Rifle Mountain Park : The Sno-Cone Cave

Leave it to Beavis 5.12d 7c 28 IX E6 6b

KY : Red River Gorge : The Motherlode

Harvest 5.12d 7c 28 IX E6 6b

KY : Red River Gorge : The Motherlode

BOHICA 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ E7 6c

KY : Red River Gorge : The Motherlode

Gravitations 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a

CO : Shelf Road : Cactus Cliff

The Green Spur 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Redgarden - Lumpe to the to...

Cryptic Egyptian 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- E7 7a

CO : Rifle Mountain Park : The Wicked Cave

Zee Wicked Witch 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b

NM : Enchanted Tower : ... : West (Center) Face

The Chain Gang 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- E7 7a

CO : Rifle Mountain Park : The Arsenal

Hand Me the Canteen, Boy 5.12d 7c 28 IX E6 6b

CO : Rifle Mountain Park : The Sapper Cave

The Force 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ E6 6c

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : The Dark Side

Hang 'Em High 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b

CO : Rifle Mountain Park : Project Wall

Hang 'Em Higher 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b

CO : Rifle Mountain Park : Project Wall

Living in Fear 5.13d 8b 31 X E8 7a

CO : Rifle Mountain Park : Project Wall

The Eighth Day (aka MC 900 FT Jesus) 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ E6 6c

CO : Rifle Mountain Park : Project Wall

The Naked Edge 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Redgarden - Tower Two

Beer Run 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ E6 6c

CO : Rifle Mountain Park : Ruckman Cave

In Your Face 5.12d 7c 28 IX E6 6b

CO : Rifle Mountain Park : Ruckman Cave

Hot Beach 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b

CO : Shelf Road : Cactus Cliff

Nirvana 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ E6 6c

WY : Sinks Canyon : Killer Cave

Rumor Has It 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c

CO : Rifle Mountain Park : The Sapper Cave

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