Sign Up  |   Log In:Login with Facebook
REI Community
Rock Climbing Photo: gg


Member Since: Aug 15, 2004
Last Visit: 23 mins ago
Contact Gregger Man

Gregger Man
is a member of
Point Rank: # 837
Total Points: 886
Last Year: 238
Last 30 Days: 1
19 Compliments
How do you get points?
Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
Comments = 1



Where has Gregger Man been climbing?










Contributions


All 874 | Routes 3 | Areas 1 | Photos 160 | Page Improvements | Comments 41 | Posts 570 | Stars 94 | Ratings 5
Page 1 of 2.  1  2   Next>   Last>>

Contributed Comments

 

Location:
By: Gregger Man When: Jan 22, 2016

view comment >>
Comments: No spinning required on that stud, huh?
Dude, the Greenlee abides. :0)


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Redgarden Wall : Redgarden - Tower One : The Yellow Spur (5.9)
By: Gregger Man When: Oct 20, 2015

view comment >>
Comments: Chris, regarding rope drag on P4: right at that corner, place a medium-sized nut upside down (with the wire pointing up). It's not there to catch a fall, but the rope runs against the nut and won't jam in the crack. Works like a charm.


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Rincon : Rincon - Center Route & R : Point Break (5.11a)
By: Gregger Man When: Oct 9, 2015

view comment >>
Comments: All bolts on Point Break have now been upgraded to 1/2" stainless.
The tree at the top of P2 creaks audibly when weighted. Might submit an app for a bolted anchor on the wall just above where the ends of a 70m rope reach when rapping off the upper anchor.

Rock Climbing Photo: Retirement party for some more rusty-crusty mank. ...
Retirement party for some more rusty-crusty mank. Bolts from Point Break and Prince of Darkness.



Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Redgarden Wall : Redgarden - S Buttress : ... : Photo
By: Gregger Man When: Aug 14, 2015

view comment >>
Comments: This is where the old bent pin was for ~40+ years at the crux of the first pitch.


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : The West Ridge : West Ridge - part B - Long ... : Chianti (5.8+)
By: Gregger Man When: Aug 7, 2015

view comment >>
Comments: Improved rap anchor:
Rock Climbing Photo: New anchor for Atom Smasher.
New anchor for Atom Smasher.



Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : The West Ridge : West Ridge - part B - Long ... : Atom Smasher (5.12c PG13)
By: Gregger Man When: Aug 7, 2015

view comment >>
Comments:
Rock Climbing Photo: New anchor for Atom Smasher.
New anchor for Atom Smasher.



Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : The Whale's Tail : West Crack (5.2)
By: Gregger Man When: Jul 18, 2015

view comment >>
Comments: New double ring anchor installed, cable removed.


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Cadillac Crag : Flash Cadillac (5.11c PG13)
By: Gregger Man When: May 30, 2015

view comment >>
Comments: Bolt upgraded on 05/30/2015. (Needs to be added to the MP database here.)

Rock Climbing Photo: Bolt hanger and Rawl from Flash Cadillac, others f...
Bolt hanger and Rawl from Flash Cadillac, others from Trail of Tears.



Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Cadillac Crag : Emission Control (5.10d X)
By: Gregger Man When: May 17, 2015

view comment >>
Comments: Bolt upgraded 05/17/2015.


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Redgarden Wall : Redgarden - Lumpe to the to... : Green Sleeves (5.10c PG13)
By: Gregger Man When: May 14, 2015

view comment >>
Comments:
Rock Climbing Photo: Ahhh. Better.
Ahhh. Better.



Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : The West Ridge : West Ridge - part E - top t... : Laughing at the Moon (5.10b)
By: Gregger Man When: Apr 11, 2015

view comment >>
Comments: All bolts replaced on 04/11/2015.
Rock Climbing Photo: Hardware removed from 'Laughing at the Moon', repl...
Hardware removed from 'Laughing at the Moon', replaced with 1/2" stainless.



Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Redgarden Wall : Redgarden - Tower One : Vertigo (5.11b)
By: Gregger Man When: Apr 5, 2015

view comment >>
Comments:
Rock Climbing Photo: The DragonCam that had been stuck for a while at t...
The DragonCam that had been stuck for a while at the lip on the final pitch of Vertigo.
Still good. Put it on your Indian Creek rack.



Location: Colorado : ACE anchor replacement: Cho... : Photo
By: Gregger Man When: Mar 2, 2015

view comment >>
Comments: The old ones were definitely plated.
All new hardware going in is stainless 1/2".


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Redgarden Wall : Redgarden - S Buttress : C'est La Vie (5.11b)
By: Gregger Man When: Jan 19, 2015

view comment >>
Comments: Andrew - pound on that block/flake between the two P1 bolts next time: it vibrates with a resonant 'boom'. Lobbing onto that enticing looking #0.75 Camalot placement may prove catastrophic some day if the block detaches.

Vague potentially helpful beta: keep a little lower as you head right.


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : The Whale's Tail : The Monument (5.12d)
By: Gregger Man When: Oct 15, 2014

view comment >>
Comments: The first bolt has been replaced. The remaining bolts are on the list for replacement, since they are plated steel with stainless hangers. They are 3.5" x 3/8" Rawls which are in average condition (they are somewhat sheltered from the rain) - but they are much better/stronger than many old lead bolts in the canyon. The replacement job will be difficult, since this overhanging route traverses so much and there are no good aid hook placements. A good extension ladder will help....


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Redgarden Wall : Redgarden - Tower One : Rosy II - (In Memory Of Lay... (5.11b PG13)
By: Gregger Man When: Jul 24, 2014

view comment >>
Comments: I led the 1st pitch Tuesday - it's fun. The climbing is similar to Body Tremors but scarier due to fragile rock.

For the record, though:
The application did not include any bolts on P1, and ACE did not push the issue of P1 bolts in either direction.

That's why I never got around to climbing P1 during the bolt application process for P2. I think P1 is 'R' rated, but that's the choice of the FA.


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Peanuts Walls : Upper Peanuts : ... : Photo
By: Gregger Man When: Jul 2, 2014

view comment >>
Comments: In the cleanup last fall, the big horizontal one cut loose when another rock grazed it. Precarious was a good descriptor. Good riddance.


Location: CO : Alpine Rock : RMNP - Rock : The Saber : Southwest Corner (5.10a)
By: Gregger Man When: Jun 30, 2014

view comment >>
Comments: +1 on the purple variation.


Location: CO : Alpine Rock : RMNP - Rock : The Saber : Southwest Corner (5.10a) : Photo
By: Gregger Man When: Jun 30, 2014

view comment >>
Comments: The purple variation is stellar. Best pitch I have climbed in that whole area.


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : The Bastille : The Bastille - N Face : Werk Supp (5.9+)
By: Gregger Man When: Jun 14, 2014

view comment >>
Comments: Replaced the Werk Supp anchor early this morning. It had 3/8" x 3" carbon stud bolts that were getting rusty. Now it has 1/2" x 4.75" SS 5-piece bolts with SS hangers. I put the old chains back on, but plan to upgrade those to SS also soon.


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Redgarden Wall : Redgarden - S Buttress : ... : Photo
By: Gregger Man When: Jun 13, 2014

view comment >>
Comments: Take note: that 0.75 Camalot is no longer bomber. The entire kneebar flake at the crux is hollow sounding now.


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Redgarden Wall : Redgarden - Tower One : Parting Shot (5.11)
By: Gregger Man When: Jun 7, 2014

view comment >>
Comments: Replaced the first and third bolts today - they didn't get upgraded with the rest in 2002 and were quite rusty by now.


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Redgarden Wall : Redgarden - Tower One : Apple Strudel (5.12a)
By: Gregger Man When: Mar 29, 2014

view comment >>
Comments: Hardware update for P2: two more welded-shuts on the P2 face have been upgraded to 1/2" x 3" Stainless Power-bolts with Stainless hangers. One welded-shut remains under the roof on P2. We'll upgrade it sooner or later.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Castle Rock : Athlete's Feat (5.11a)
By: Gregger Man When: Feb 16, 2014

view comment >>
Comments: Replaced the 2nd bolt on P1 today by cleanly extracting the stud and installing a 1/2" x 3" SS PowerBolt and SS Fixe hanger.


Location: Gregger Man : ACE : Photo
By: Gregger Man When: Jan 26, 2014

view comment >>
Comments: Josh - Everything in the new setup is stainless. Why the frowny face?


Page 1 of 2.  1  2   Next>   Last>>

The Definitive
Climbing Resource

Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run

Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps

Backcountry, Sidecountry
& Secret Stashes

Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!