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Location: CA : Southern Sierra : The Needles / Kern River : Salmon Creek Falls
By: Guy Keesee When: Jan 26, 2016

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Comments: Only one is 5.10... the first one on your right as you enter the canyon. Bolts plus gear... 120 feet long if I recall. Can't lower with a 60m without shenanigans. One of the best ones here.
Next to it a 5.11 b/c?? I have never touched it .
The next 4 or 5 climbs are all 13... again I have never touched, belayed Eric on one of the 12s marked in the guide. All he said was "yea right.."

Keep going and you slip into a alcove, Flight of the Valkyries... 11b? but bold and burly and long and anothe... more >>


Location: CA : Southern Sierra : The Needles / Kern River : New Directions
By: Guy Keesee When: Jan 26, 2016

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Comments: Randy... you have all of that pretty much correct.
So you say the 5.9 to the right of Fall Colors has been retrobolted?? How about the crack system to the right of that? forget the name, some 5.9 with no bolts at the bottom.
get Scott Looms, last known location, Ridgecrest CA... he knows or Herb...he climbs.


Location: CA : Southern Sierra : The Needles / Kern River : Kernville Rock (a.k.a. Kern... : Initiation Crack (5.10d) : Photo
By: Guy Keesee When: Jan 26, 2016

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Comments: Nice.... this part of the crack system is the payoff... not to hard and fun.


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : West Stronghold : Whale Dome : ... : Photo
By: Guy Keesee When: Jan 22, 2016

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Comments: Looks bomber to me... especially if its a hanging belay.

Heck its at Cochise, what do you expect?


Location: CA : Southern Sierra : The Needles / Kern River : Kernville Rock (a.k.a. Kern...
By: Guy Keesee When: Jan 18, 2016

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Comments: Ha... just looked at this... Jacob L. if you think this is a Tuff Hike,Kern River climbing is not for you. This is without question the easiest hike around.......

70m is probably a good thing to have. When this place was being developed... late 70's early 80's Sportclimbing was not even thought of, everyone climbed on 50's with a extra 50 at the ready. Putting in extra bolts was sort of frowned on.

On top of KS is some of the best bouldering in the Canyon... its worth checking out as well as... more >>


Location: CA : Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP : Castle Rocks : Castle Rock Spire : Photo
By: Guy Keesee When: Jan 8, 2016

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Comments: Outstanding


Location: CA : Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP : Castle Rocks : Castle Rock Spire : Photo
By: Guy Keesee When: Jan 8, 2016

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Comments: Very nice. We came in from below so I never was able to see this view. It shows it all, the regular route up from below along the left side of big pillar. The route you did up the obvious crack... and Spike hairdoo out to the left.


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Stoney Point : Back Wall : A-Frame Right (5.9)
By: Guy Keesee When: Jan 7, 2016

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Comments: Don't lead this .... The stone is quite soft. Way back in the day... I tried to and fell at crux.. Pulled 3 bomber placements and decked. One of the better TRs at Stoney


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Angeles National Forest : Tunnel Crag : Running Boards (5.11b)
By: Guy Keesee When: Dec 24, 2015

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Comments: Really good climb on some of the best stone at the tunnels. I think the crux is at the top, getting to the last bolt and clipping it and climbing the last 15 feet, took me more than a few tries..... the fall is long, clean and scary.


Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Geology Tour Road : Virgin Islands Area : Perpetual Motion Wall : Perpetual Motion (5.10d)
By: Guy Keesee When: Dec 19, 2015

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Comments: Good place to climb when the wind is blowing hard...


Location: CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : Tahquitz Rock : (f) West Face Bulge Routes : Upper Bulge Routes : ... : Photo
By: Guy Keesee When: Oct 10, 2015

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Comments: The thrill of victory!!!

The face says it all.


Location: CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : Tahquitz Rock : (f) West Face Bulge Routes : Upper Bulge Routes : ... : Photo
By: Guy Keesee When: Oct 10, 2015

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Comments: Nice shot.....

When you do that move, the desperate part is behind you. You have really good holds, but don't pull the slicer off....


Location: CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : Tahquitz Rock : (f) West Face Bulge Routes : Upper Bulge Routes : ... : Photo
By: Guy Keesee When: Oct 10, 2015

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Comments: RIP Peter......


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Stoney Point : Photo
By: Guy Keesee When: Aug 24, 2015

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Comments: Burt.... beautiful indeed, the traffic is moving at speed..... it qualifies.


Location: CA : Sierra Eastside : Eastern Hills : Benton Crags : Corral (and Double Dome)
By: Guy Keesee When: Aug 22, 2015

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Comments: This is a nice little Crag, short but sweet. The Double dome is in the Shade in the AM. The sun comes overhead about 2:30 (mid August)
Agree with the ratings being sort of sandbagged and a stick clip is handy or bring a pad.


Location: CA : Sierra Eastside : Eastern Hills : Benton Crags : Corral (and Double Dome) : Dike Hike (5.7)
By: Guy Keesee When: Aug 22, 2015

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Comments: If you stay with the bolt line, and not with the "Natural Line" .... the crack 4 feet left of the bolt. The climbing is about 5.10. Follow the crack, its a 5.7. The bolting on Double dome is sort of weird.... maybe Rap Bolted without any TR preview????


Location: CA : Central Coast : Hwy 33/Ojai : Potrero John : Migrating Coconuts (aka Zyz... (5.9)
By: Guy Keesee When: Jun 29, 2015

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Comments: Good climb, I call it 5.9


Location: CA : Central Coast : Hwy 33/Ojai : Potrero John : Should I Go (aka El Potrero... (5.10b/c)
By: Guy Keesee When: Jun 29, 2015

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Comments: Was there last Saturday, 6-27-15 this climb has 5 bolts, it needs its own anchors up from the last bolt. 10B- that is about right.


Location: CA : Southern Sierra : Fish Creek near Kennedy Mea...
By: Guy Keesee When: May 19, 2015

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Comments: Many more climbs there now.... more than 10.... walk all the way around.

Good in the AM... gets hot in early afternoon, shade in late afternoon


Location: CA : Central Coast : Hwy 33/Ojai : Wheeler Gorge : Goulara (5.10c)
By: Guy Keesee When: Apr 6, 2015

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Comments: Ill toss in my .02, Im not a local, but I live in Ventura county. I climb at Wheeler about 5-6 times per year......

The whole Ecominique, Goulda arete is a messed up piece of rock. First off is the way up- off the deck first bolt.... WTF? Is that little bit of death climbing supposed to prove something? On a 10A?

The Next time im there... I bring the gear, plug it in and climb, the route is pretty nice... but with the disintegration of the lower features (pulled cobbles)I'll never recommend t... more >>


Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : The Outback : Steve Canyon Area : Steve Canyon : ... : Jumping Jack Crack (5.11a/b)
By: Guy Keesee When: Mar 31, 2015

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Comments: Lucas.... RIP, Lad.


Location: CA : Central Coast : Hwy 33/Ojai : Wheeler Gorge : Cruiser (5.8+)
By: Guy Keesee When: Jan 21, 2015

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Comments: There are now 3 climbs to the left of this one. 1/17/2015

And its a shared anchor with Cobble


Location: CA : Central Coast : Hwy 33/Ojai : Wheeler Gorge : Stolen From Mike (5.9+)
By: Guy Keesee When: Jan 21, 2015

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Comments: Bolted sort of weird, the location of the bolts, but its Mikes first try at this stuff. I thought it was 10-, harder then Ezra. The friction at the top had my attention.


Location: CA : Central Coast : Hwy 33/Ojai : Wheeler Gorge : Ezra (5.9-)
By: Guy Keesee When: Jan 21, 2015

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Comments: Fun, quality climb, with a thoughtful crux, worth the time.


Location: CA : Central Coast : Hwy 33/Ojai : Wheeler Gorge : Cobble Climb (5.8)
By: Guy Keesee When: Nov 24, 2014

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Comments: Fun climbing on great granite, it has really cleaned up in the last 5 years.


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