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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
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All 245 | Routes 4 | Areas 1 | Photos 8 | Page Improvements | Comments 53 | Posts 64 | Stars 90 | Ratings 25
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Location: CA : Central Coast : San Luis Obispo : Morro Bay Harbor : Morro Rock : ... : Photo
By: Ewan When: Jun 27, 2016

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Comments: Gee Wiz... Thanks Francis


Location: WY : Vedauwoo : Roof Ranch : Squat (5.12-)
By: Ewan When: Jun 10, 2016

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Comments: Jay Anderson. Yep!


Location: CO : Grand Junction Area : Unaweep Canyon : Gateway Vicinity aka The We... : Gateway : ... : Banana Hammock (5.11)
By: Ewan When: Mar 13, 2016

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Comments: Hey. Here are our notes from the FA. Glad you guys found the route! That roof is pretty nasty huh?
We had been calling this formation The Fruit basket. There's a coffee table book that the owner of the hotel put out. He calls the formation Triton. Where did you find the brighams name?
Sorry for the rough notes. We had planned to clean them up before the write-up.

Banana Hammock
5.11, or 5.10 C1, 3P
F/A 11/2013 Joel Irby, Dave Hoven, Evan Deis
Whereabouts: The route climbs the South-eas... more >>


Location: UT : Moab Area : Island In The Sky : Evan's Overlook : Broke Dick (5.10- PG13)
By: Ewan When: Mar 10, 2016

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Comments: That may be Tony, but if I call it 5.11 my Vedauvoo friends will stop calling me. It's nasty dirty OW and YDS doesn't apply very well.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Kane Springs Canyon : Happy Turk Hoodoo : The Happy Turk (5.8 C1) : Photo
By: Ewan When: Mar 3, 2016

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Comments: That's a fine job.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Arches National Park : Bullwinkle Tower : West Chimney (5.6)
By: Ewan When: Feb 16, 2016

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Comments: The anchor seems to be getting better. Weird.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Tusher Canyon : Echo Pinnacle : Free Window Route (5.11a) : Photo
By: Ewan When: Feb 2, 2016

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Comments: Thanks Andrew


Location: UT : Moab Area : 191 South : Joe Wilson Canyon : Feeding the Rat (5.7 C2 PG13) : Photo
By: Ewan When: Dec 3, 2015

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Comments: That #3 looks pretty nasty!


Location: UT : Moab Area : Potash Road : Long Canyon : Offwidth City : The Mayor (5.11d)
By: Ewan When: Nov 20, 2015

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Comments: Dang


Location: WY : Vedauwoo : Master Blaster : Trip Master Monkey (5.12)
By: Ewan When: Sep 23, 2015

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Comments: Dang.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Broken Rock : Out to Pasture aka Momentus... (5.10c)
By: Ewan When: Apr 21, 2015

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Comments: "Thanks for adding all those bolts."
--Nobody


Location: CO : Grand Junction Area : Rough Canyon : Tabeguache Tower (5.9+ A1 R)
By: Ewan When: Jan 2, 2015

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Comments: A beak ladder? It seems to me that if one drills a hole, he should install a bolt. What is the thinking here?


Location: UT : Moab Area : Onion Creek : Sari : East Face (5.6 A3)
By: Ewan When: Dec 1, 2014

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Comments: The route does not end at the ledge with anchors. One can traverse around the back side and top out the summit block. Then downclimb the block to the anchors.
This is a clean aid tower! Leave your bongs in the car.


Location: CO : Boulder : CU Campus : Engineering Center : Dihedral (5.11- V2)
By: Ewan When: Oct 13, 2014

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Comments: Cool thanks for the info, BC!


Location: WY : Vedauwoo : Nautilus : Whipping Boy (5.11c)
By: Ewan When: Sep 8, 2014

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Comments: Good climb. Not nice. It is possible to get a tipped out #6 before committing to the crux. A second large piece would be nice to have.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Castle Rock : The Gill Crack (5.12a)
By: Ewan When: Nov 9, 2013

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Comments: As a not-5.12 climber, I can say that this thing hurts. Lots of potential to kick your belayer in the face, as it is hard from the moment you leave the ground.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Fisher Towers : Great Googly Moogly
By: Ewan When: Oct 27, 2013

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Comments: Yep. If you came here to do ancient art... don't do this. Else, pretty sexy.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Vampire Rock : The Good, The Bad, and The ... (5.12a)
By: Ewan When: Oct 17, 2013

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Comments: Can we please stop saying "well bolted?" The correct term is "over bolted."


Location: UT : Moab Area : Fisher Towers : River Tower : The Flow (5.8 C1)
By: Ewan When: Oct 7, 2013

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Comments: The book gives this route 5.8 C2+. I didn't lead the first pitch but it seemed, to me, to be pretty damn contrived for C1.

Edit per Jeremy: Sand-Bagged.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Fisher Towers : Great Googly Moogly : Great Googly Moogly (5.10+)
By: Ewan When: Oct 7, 2013

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Comments: This thing is really good. It's no 5.10 though, and can be done with little or no O/W technique. Solid rock for the business up top, the bottom is a fisher though.


Location: Colorado : Eldo reopening : Post : Photo
By: Ewan When: Sep 19, 2013

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Comments: Looks like a new arch to climb on in Eldorado.


Location: CO : Grand Junction Area : Unaweep Canyon : Main Canyon: Unaweep Granit... : Mother's Buttress : ... : Unknown Semi OW (5.10-)
By: Ewan When: Sep 19, 2013

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Comments: Isn't arm-barring offwidth? Really neat climb.


Location: CO : Grand Junction Area : Colorado National Monument : Kissing Couple area : Kissing Couple : Long Dong Wall (aka Bell To... (5.11a)
By: Ewan When: Sep 19, 2013

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Comments: I don't know about extra greens. I was thinking I could have used extra grays (0.4?). Pretty fun route. Not terribly dirty except for the first pitch.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : The Dome : The Umph Slot (5.10+)
By: Ewan When: Sep 8, 2013

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Comments: I don't know what 11a offwidth feels like, but I know what 10+ offwidth feels like and this was hard. I am of normal size.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Black Widow Slab : Right Side? aka Bong Sessio... (5.10)
By: Ewan When: Aug 29, 2013

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Comments: All,

I'm wondering what the variation is called? One can either head up the ramp and do the (easier) hand crack, or continue straight up into the offwidth. Anyone know the story?

Goat


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