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Areas = 15
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Contributed Routes

Name Rating Type Location Date

Saphir

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 (3)

Sport, 5 pitches, 400'

Europe : France : ... : La Saphir

Nov 6, 2013

Contributed Areas

Name Location Date

La Saphir

Europe : France : ... : Calanque d'En Vau

Nov 6, 2013

Calanque d'En Vau

Europe : France : Calanques de Marseille

Nov 6, 2013

Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Rock Climbing Photo: Gollum follows the crack system to the left of Gan...

Gollum follows the crack system to the left of Gandalf. The line is basically straight up.

Europe : Norway : ... : Gollum (5.8)

Sep 10, 2015

Rock Climbing Photo: Gollum follows the crack system to the left of Gan...

Gollum follows the crack system to the left of Gandalf.

Europe : Norway : ... : Gollum (5.8)

Sep 10, 2015

Rock Climbing Photo: Gandalf Wall  Access couldn't be easier. The belay...

Gandalf Wall Access couldn't be easier. The belayer in blue is standing at the base of Gandalf. Gollum starts on and behind the large block to her left.

Europe : Norway : ... : Gandalf Wall

Sep 9, 2015

Rock Climbing Photo: The Saphir ridgeline, as seen from the beach at En...

The Saphir ridgeline, as seen from the beach at En Vau.

Europe : France : ... : Saphir (5.9 PG13)

Nov 6, 2013

Rock Climbing Photo: A view of the Calanques d'En Vau on a gloomy day. ...

A view of the Calanques d'En Vau on a gloomy day. The short spire is the Petite Aiguille and to its right is Saphir.

Europe : France : ... : Calanque d'En Vau

Nov 6, 2013

Contributed Comments

 

Location: NV : Red Rock : Willow Spring : Willow Springs South
By: Gini Kramer When: Mar 21, 2016

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Comments: It took a bit of doing, but I think I have the routes on the lower tier in order from left to right:

UNKNOWN ARETE (5.8) — 10’ left of New Hips Corner
NEW HIPS CORNER (5.5) — 10’ left of Unknown 5.8
UNKNOWN (5.8) -- 100' left of Pillar Talk, 10' right of New Hips Corner
LUCKY CHARMS (5.7) -- 5’ of Senior Moment
SENIOR MOMENT (5.5) — face to the left of Pillar Talk
LITTLE BLACK BOOK (5.4) — corner left of Pillar Talk
PILLAR TALK (5.7) -- tall white pillar, easy to spot from a dist... more >>


Location: NV : Red Rock : Pine Creek Canyon : Fractional Wall
By: Gini Kramer When: Feb 18, 2016

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Comments: This looks like an interesting spot. Could someone provide a more detailed description of how to get to it?


Location: Europe : Norway : Lofoten : Gandalf Wall : Gollum (5.8) : Photo
By: Gini Kramer When: Sep 10, 2015

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Comments: The hardest moves (for me) were at the very start. Once past that, however, I found the route to be a solid 5.8 with a nice mixture of crack and slab climbing. We were lucky to be there during the "off" season. So we didn't have to wait in line, which is common during the "on" season.


Location: NH : *Rumney : The Northwest Territories : Shine On (5.5)
By: Gini Kramer When: Aug 17, 2015

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Comments: I climbed this route and the one to the left. Of the two, this one is definitely more enjoyable.


Location: NV : Red Rock : Willow Spring : Mother's Crag
By: Gini Kramer When: Apr 5, 2015

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Comments: Finding Mother's Crag is very easy. Once you reach the interpretive sign seen in the picture, it's very obvious. However, if you start walking in too soon, you'll be in for a bushwhack through a lot of very hostile scrub oak. So, once you spot the crag, keep walking along the road until you're facing it directly. At that point., you can head down into the wash. Look for a fairly wide break in the trees/bushes below the right side of the crag (where Dream Girl is). You'll be looking at wall of r... more >>


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : d. Strictly - Shockley's : High Corner (5.5 PG13)
By: Gini Kramer When: Jun 17, 2014

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Comments: I'd been looking at this route for a while and finally tried it yesterday. However, because of my aversion to ground falls, I immediately backed off the start, which is a kind of alcove/corner/crack/chimney/whatever that leads to a ledge with a large triee. So my partner and I went looking for another way to access the ledge. We found one about 15-20 feet to the right. A nice seam goes up and to the left. You can practically walk right up it. Which is what I did. I then walked to the big tree, s... more >>


Location: NH : *Rumney : New Wave : Schist Another Sport Climb (5.8+)
By: Gini Kramer When: Aug 5, 2013

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Comments: A fun route, but definitely not 5.7.


Location: NH : *Whitehorse Ledge : 6. Echo Roof : Holy Land (aka "Promised ... (5.6)
By: Gini Kramer When: Jul 25, 2013

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Comments: Couple of things... the route is called Holy Land, not Promised Land. Also, if you follow the description of the second pitch in the Handren book (going left off the anchor and aiming for a hole where you can place a tricam), you will find yourself on Bulletproof, which is a 5.9. That route eventually hooks up with the second pitch of Holy Land, but if you're expecting 5.6 slab climbing when you start up, you're in for a surprise.

[Double checked with Kurt and changed it. RHall Admin. ]


Location: WV : Seneca Rocks
By: Gini Kramer When: Sep 5, 2011

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Comments: A few things of note...

The 4-U motel & restaurant is closed.
Valley View Restaurant a little further south on Rte. 33 does a decent breakfast.
Hellbender up in Davis serves burritos the size of your head.
Avoid the older section of Yokum's Motel at all costs. Appalachia Cabins, just north of Seneca Rocks, has a row of motel rooms that are much nicer (complete with micro wave, toaster, fridge, and coffee maker) and cost the same.
When they say that the ratings on Seneca Rocks climbs are stiff, ... more >>


Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
re: Newbie to RumneyEastern StatesGini KramerApr 5, 2015
re: Worst advice given or heardGeneral ClimbingGini KramerJun 19, 2014
re: Climbing in/around Marseille, France?InternationalGini KramerSep 14, 2013
re: Climbing in/around Marseille, France?InternationalGini KramerSep 13, 2013
re: Climbing in/around Marseille, France?InternationalGini KramerSep 10, 2013
re: CT partnersEastern and Southern StatesGini KramerJan 6, 2012

Contributed Stars

Name Quality Location

Middle Earth 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

NY : The Gunks : ... : g. V3 - Middle Earth

Limelight 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

NY : The Gunks : ... : h. The Arrow Wall - CCK

Chia WI3+

NH : * Ice and Mixed Climbing : ... : Amphitheater Area

Three Pines 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a

NY : The Gunks : ... : e. The Mac Wall (Something ...

Northern Pillar 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a

NY : The Gunks : ... : f. The Guides' Wall (Madame...

Saphir 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13

Europe : France : ... : La Saphir

Rusty Trifle 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a

NY : The Gunks : ... : c. Frog's Head - the Arch

Ribs 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c

NY : The Gunks : ... : d. Strictly - Shockley's

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