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Member Since: Feb 24, 2013
Last Visit: Mar 31, 2014
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Contributed Routes

Name Rating Type Location Date

Sawatdee

5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b (1)

Sport, 90'

UT : Saint George : ... : Lewis Carroll Wall

Sep 15, 2013

Wicked (FA)

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a (1)

Sport, 70'

UT : Cedar City : ... : Graveside Matter Wall

Sep 6, 2013

Rat Bone (FA)

5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b (1)

Sport, 1 pitch, 80'

UT : Cedar City : ... : Rappel wall area

Aug 20, 2013

Evil Twin (FA)

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a (1)

Sport, 1 pitch, 65'

UT : Cedar City : ... : Graveside Matter Wall

Jul 28, 2013

Evil

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c (1)

Sport, 1 pitch, 50'

UT : Cedar City : ... : Graveside Matter Wall

Jul 28, 2013

Sandcastle (FA)

5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b PG13 (4)

Sport, 1 pitch, 30'

UT : Saint George : Chuckawalla Wall

Jul 28, 2013

Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Deb Larsen on Buried Alive.  Photo by Todd Goss

Deb Larsen on Buried Alive. Photo by Todd Goss

UT : Cedar City : ... : Buried Alive (5.9)

Sep 17, 2013

Gordon Larsen on Catacomb.  Photo by Todd Goss

Gordon Larsen on Catacomb. Photo by Todd Goss

UT : Cedar City : ... : Catacomb (5.10c)

Sep 17, 2013

Deb Larsen on Evil.  Photo by Todd Goss

Deb Larsen on Evil. Photo by Todd Goss

UT : Cedar City : ... : Evil (5.11b)

Sep 17, 2013

John Tully finishing a burn on Wicked.  The rope is through the top anchors.

John Tully finishing a burn on Wicked. The rope is through the top anchors.

UT : Cedar City : ... : Wicked (5.12a)

Sep 17, 2013

Contributed Comments

 

Location: UT : Saint George : Snow Canyon State Park : Island In The Sky : Aftershock Wall : Aftershock (5.11b PG13)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Feb 5, 2014

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Comments: This is not a sport route. Expect runouts and an old school style of bolting. You need to be really solid at climbing 5.11 to enjoy this route. If you decided to do the 4th pitch and top-out you will need to carry gear up with you. Good belay stances.


Location: UT : Saint George : Green Valley Gap : Hair Today Gone Tomorrow (5.11d)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Jan 11, 2014

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Comments: My son Marty really liked this climb. You can make the mantle a bit easier if you veer to the right. Good falls if you want to push your efforts at sport climbing.


Location: UT : Zion National Park : Mt. Moroni : Voice from the Dust (5.11b/c)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Oct 30, 2013

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Comments: Just climbed this route for the first time with Cullen Kirk. We enjoyed the climb and found the "tat" on the anchors in good shape. Like previous comments, the first 4 pitches have the best climbing.


Location: UT : Saint George : Turtle Wall : Director of Humor Affairs (5.11a)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Oct 5, 2013

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Comments: The second bolt has been replaced once again. It is a large glue-in bolt and is bomber. A must do everytime one climbs at Turtle Wall.


Location: UT : Saint George : Turtle Wall : Farmers Market (5.11c)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Oct 5, 2013

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Comments: The chains have recently been replaced and our now excellent. The top bolt was also replaced by a Petzl glue-in and is much better. Fun route.


Location: UT : Zion National Park : Kolob Canyon : South Fork : Dost Mitra (5.11a/b)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Sep 23, 2013

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Comments: I was wondering when someone would take the time and effort to bolt this obvious line. Nice job guys. Fun climbing although still a bit sandy the day we climbed it on a bluebird autumn day.


Location: UT : Saint George : Snow Canyon State Park : Island In The Sky : Sand Dunes : Stranger Than Friction (5.8)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Sep 15, 2013

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Comments: I believe this is a Ron Olevsky route.


Location: UT : Cedar City : Cedar Canyon : Rappel wall area : Photo
By: Gordon Larsen When: Sep 8, 2013

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Comments: Just left of Sticks & Bones there is another bolted line called "Rat Bone". It joins the Adventure Route on the arete about half way up. There are bolts below the arete above where Rat Bone joins the other route, but goes through some hard terrain. I have not been able to free through this section. It is an "open project" and awaiting a first ascent.


Location: UT : Cedar City : Cedar Canyon : Graveside Matter Wall : Heucos from Hades (5.12- PG13)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Sep 6, 2013

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Comments: The route is just right of Wicked.


Location: UT : Saint George : Chuckawalla Wall : Sands of Blood (5.9)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Aug 29, 2013

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Comments: My son Marty, bolted this route and was the first to climb it several years ago. When he came down from the first red-point of the climb he had blood on his leg mixed with sand. The third bolt hanger does spin, but the bolt is well set and solid. In fact, I tried to remove it and replace it, but it won't budge.


Location: UT : Saint George : Black Rocks : Sunny Side : Black Friday (5.11a)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Aug 29, 2013

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Comments: My son Marty and I bolted this line. We called it "Black Friday" as that was the day we bolted it and red-pointed it. Good face climbing with a distinct crux and easy finish. We were surprised that this section of Black Rocks had not yet seen a route as it is a natural face climb on one of the sunny side buttresses. We originally thought it might be 5.10c but would welcome a consensus rating.


Location: UT : Saint George : Chuckawalla Wall : Sand Puppy (5.9-)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Mar 3, 2013

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Comments: This route is called "Sand Puppy" and was initially rated 5.10-
I bolted it in hopes to establish a less difficult route for beginner climbers. It may be sandy forever.


Location: UT : Saint George : Turtle Wall : Pinching Bird Shit (5.11c)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Mar 2, 2013

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Comments: This climb reflects what is fun about sport climbing. You spot a featured overhanging section of cool looking rock and you just want to see if you can climb it. This one will spit you off if you hesitate at the crux!


Location: UT : Saint George : Turtle Wall : Trey Lizardos (5.11d)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Mar 2, 2013

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Comments: I am not sure why that first bolt gets taken off, but I have replaced it a couple of times. It was intact as of last week. March 2013


Location: UT : Saint George : Crawdad Canyon / Veyo : The Flytrap : Hopscotch (5.12b)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Mar 2, 2013

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Comments: Fun and challenging route. Definetely more difficult on a swarmy hot July day. The canyon and resort is privately owned. We are lucky to be able to climb here at all.


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