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Last Visit: Feb 8, 2016
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
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All 80 | Routes 7 | Areas | Photos 4 | Page Improvements | Comments 43 | Posts | Stars 23 | Ratings 3
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Contributed Routes

Name Rating Type Location Date

Whited Sepulchre

5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b (2)

Sport, 1 pitch, 70'

UT : Cedar City : ... : Lower Tier

Aug 7, 2014

Sawatdee

5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (2)

Sport, 90'

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

Sep 15, 2013

Wicked (FA)

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (2)

Sport, 70'

UT : Cedar City : ... : Lower Tier

Sep 6, 2013

Rat Bone (FA)

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

Sport, 1 pitch, 80'

UT : Cedar City : ... : Rappel Wall Area

Aug 20, 2013

Evil Twin (FA)

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (3)

Sport, 1 pitch, 65'

UT : Cedar City : ... : Lower Tier

Jul 28, 2013

Evil

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

Sport, 1 pitch, 50'

UT : Cedar City : ... : Lower Tier

Jul 28, 2013

Sandcastle (FA)

5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13 (9)

Sport, 1 pitch, 30'

UT : Saint George : Chuckawalla Wall

Jul 28, 2013

Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Rock Climbing Photo: 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

Rock Climbing Photo: 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

Rock Climbing Photo: 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

Rock Climbing Photo: John Tully finishing a burn on Wicked.  The rope i...

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: Asia : Thailand : Laem Phra Nang (Railey and ...
By: Gordon Larsen When: Feb 8, 2016

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Comments: I just got back from climbing in Railay. This was my fourth visit (since 2009) to the area to climb and enjoy the beaches and do a little scuba diving. The climbing is still fantastic and every year there are more titanium rebolted routes which is nice. I however, did notice a lot more visitors to the beaches in general. Not so much an increase in climbers, but a definite increase in overall numbers of tourists and families. This was a little disappointing as I found the paths and walkways ... more >>


Location: UT : Cedar City : Cedar Canyon : Graveside Matter Wall : Lower Tier : Whited Sepulchre (5.12+)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Jan 21, 2016

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Comments: I haven't been up to this crag in quite a few months. Good job on sending the route ! I had not yet "sent" it before I returned to the desert around St. George to climb.


Location: UT : Saint George : Chuckawalla Wall : Apostasy (5.10a)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Dec 8, 2015

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Comments: It may have been a 10a when it was first bolted, but now with the rounded and polished holds it feels more difficult. Todd Perkins has rebolted it with glue in wave-bolts and thus protects much safer than in the past and is an OK alternative if the other (and better) 5.10s to the left are occupied.


Location: NV : Red Rock : White Rock Spring : Angel Food Wall : Purblind Pillar (5.8)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Oct 29, 2015

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Comments: Climbed this route for the first time Oct 22, 2015. Pleasantly surprised by the quality of the route. Nice belay ledges. Took our approach shoes up with us and it made the walk-off more pleasant.


Location: UT : Saint George : Crawdad Canyon / Veyo : The Rubicon : Manifest Destiny (5.12a)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Aug 26, 2015

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Comments: If you climb 12a then this is a must for you. Excellent climbing.


Location: UT : Saint George : Crawdad Canyon / Veyo : Baby Rubicon : Calypso (5.10a)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Aug 26, 2015

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Comments: I must like this route as I usually climb it when I am up at the Baby Rubicon


Location: UT : Saint George : Crawdad Canyon / Veyo : The Flytrap : Fly Soup (5.7)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Aug 26, 2015

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Comments: A great route? Probably not. The most climbed route at Crawdad Canyon. Yes. For many people this may be their first sample of rock climbing. Bored but wanting to warm up and put up the rope for the beginners in your group? Then climb the route 3 different ways. Up the center. Using the crack to the left. Undercling the crack to the right. All back to back.


Location: UT : Saint George : Crawdad Canyon / Veyo : The Flytrap : The Deck Attraction (5.11b)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Aug 26, 2015

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Comments: I often climb this route when I am at the Fly Trap wall. The top 4 bolts are on excellent rock and require sustained climbing at the 5.11 grade. Don't miss this route or the route Moucha immediately to the left.


Location: UT : Saint George : Crawdad Canyon / Veyo : The Flytrap : The Fly (5.11c)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Aug 26, 2015

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Comments: The begining of the climb is directly over a metal railing. I usually stick clip the first two bolts to avoid falling and impaling myself on the metal post. Tricky crimping to a blocky undercling then easier face climbing to the anchor. Nice basalt face climbing.


Location: UT : Saint George : Pine Valley : Tetas De Cabre : Derecho del Colibrí (5.10c)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Jun 24, 2015

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Comments: Another one of my favorite routes at this crag. Long and interesting climbing. I kind of like the flake section but as long as it stays solid. So far it seems fine.


Location: UT : Saint George : Pine Valley : Tetas De Cabre : The Bad Kind of Good (5.10d)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Jun 24, 2015

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Comments: We always climb this route if we are in the area. Short but pumpy and a crescendo climb. You can finish by climbing to the left of the chains, but a dyno to a good hold on the lip is the most exciting way to top out.


Location: UT : Saint George : Pine Valley : Tetas De Cabre : Flim Flam (5.10a/b)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Jun 24, 2015

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Comments: I really like this route and often use it as one of my warm up climbs. Nice long route with fun movement. If you are breaking into leading a 5.10 climb you might find this a good one to go for.


Location: UT : Saint George : Pine Valley : Unemployment wall : Fondling Firm (5.10b)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Jun 23, 2015

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Comments: I actually enjoyed this route. There are definitely better 5.10 routes to be had at this crag. Worth climbing if you are on this section of the wall.


Location: UT : Saint George : Pine Valley : Unemployment wall : Late Night Questioning (5.9)
By: Gordon Larsen When: Jun 23, 2015

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Comments: The fall above the slabby ramp could hurt you. Be solid at leading hard 5.9 routes before attempting. Having said that, the top portion has fun climbing.


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