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Location: UT : Maple Canyon : Maple Canyon Road : Willy Wall : Willy on a Stick (5.11a)
By: Jeremy Steck When: Jul 17, 2016

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Comments: As of 7/16, this route has cleaned up quite nicely. We encountered nothing loose, although the bottom holds were still a bit sandy here and there. This makes a nice long warm up with practically no approach if you are camped along the road.


Location: UT : Maple Canyon
By: Jeremy Steck When: Jul 17, 2016

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Comments: I lost my Maple Canyon guidebook on the right fork trail on the afternoon of Saturday, 7/16. It apparently had fallen out of my pack on the way down the trail and I didn't realize it until the next morning at camp. Friends had spotted it on the way down after me, but didn't realize it was mine. It was gone when I went back to look for it in the morning,

It is pretty easy to ID. Its full of markups inside from me and is held together with a duct tape sp... more >>


Location: UT : Stansbury Mountains : South Willow Canyon - Narro... : Narrows - North : Narrowpathic (5.12b/c)
By: Jeremy Steck When: Jul 12, 2016

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Comments: Maybe some new holds have been found and chalked up now.


Location: UT : Stansbury Mountains : South Willow Canyon - Narro... : Narrows - South : Slim Shady (5.12c)
By: Jeremy Steck When: Jul 10, 2016

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Comments: This routes climbs way better than it looks! A nice blend of techy and power.


Location: UT : Stansbury Mountains : South Willow Canyon - Narro... : Narrows - North : Refiner (5.12a)
By: Jeremy Steck When: Jul 1, 2016

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Comments: This route climbs way better than it looked like it might. The chert on the upper slab is rad!


Location: UT : Echo Canyon : Mill Canyon : Choss Cave : Chostakovitch (5.12d)
By: Jeremy Steck When: Jun 21, 2016

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Comments: Start on bolt line to the right of the start of Hybrid and Mad Choss Disease. Links into Hybrid at the rail, finishes on Hybrid. Originally rated 13a, I agree with that.


Location: UT : Echo Canyon : Mill Canyon : Choss Cave : Wally World (5.13a)
By: Jeremy Steck When: Jun 21, 2016

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Comments: For clarity, same start as Mad Choss and Hybrid. Climb Hybrid to the 3rd bolt, follow Hybrid, but clip the left bolt before climbing the the rail of Hybrid. At the rail, traverse back left to reach the line of bolts that heads into the black water groove just to the right of Mad Choss Disease.


Location: UT : Echo Canyon : Mill Canyon : Choss Cave : Traverse (5.12d)
By: Jeremy Steck When: Jun 21, 2016

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Comments: AKA Choss Factory, 13a


Location: UT : Echo Canyon : Mill Canyon : Choss Cave : Unknown/RX (5.13c)
By: Jeremy Steck When: Jun 21, 2016

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Comments: per the original topo, this line is called "Random RX (RX)" and is listed at 13c. As of 6/16, it still goes. Starts to the right of Chostakovitch and climbs its own discrete line to the anchors above the cave. This is the second longest route at the Choss Cave excluding link ups.


Location: UT : Echo Canyon : Mill Canyon : Choss Cave : The Blight (5.13)
By: Jeremy Steck When: Jun 21, 2016

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Comments: Per the original topo for the cave, this route is in fact The Blight. It was rated at 13b/c. The route is in poor shape at the present.


Location: UT : Echo Canyon : Mill Canyon : Choss Cave : The Cow Belly (5.13b/c)
By: Jeremy Steck When: Jun 21, 2016

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Comments: Update: Found the original topo for the cave. This line is in fact Cow Belly, however the original rating was 12d/13a. I would tend to agree.


Location: UT : Echo Canyon : Mill Canyon : Choss Cave : The Cow Belly (5.13b/c)
By: Jeremy Steck When: Jun 11, 2016

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Comments: This is the longest route in the cave that is not a link up. Mostly very good holds. Climbs more like a Compound route at Maple Canyon than a Choss Cave route. Climb up to the low horizontal break, then past some glued pockets. The crux is between bolts 4 and 5 linking side pulls and undercling flakes. After that, bomber jugs and fun climbing to the finish to its own anchor about 10 feet above the anchors for RX. Very fun moves, although it is currently very dirty. I don'@SEMICO... more >>


Location: UT : Echo Canyon : Mill Canyon : Choss Cave : NOWT (5.11b/c)
By: Jeremy Steck When: Jun 10, 2016

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Comments: I've come here for a few years, and was always told that this route was a turd. Its actually not a bad warm up for the fingers and the rock is very clean. Worth getting on if you are looking for a more gradual warm up.


Location: UT : Echo Canyon : Mill Canyon : Choss Cave : Traverse (5.12d)
By: Jeremy Steck When: May 28, 2016

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Comments: I believe the traverse that links into Cowbelly is Infinite Choss. FA. Chuck Odette. Per 8a.nu, he gives this one 5.13c. This makes sense. The common traverse that most locals do is the Warm Up into Hybrid. Probably 13a.


Location: UT : Echo Canyon : Mill Canyon : Choss Cave : Unknown (5.12)
By: Jeremy Steck When: May 27, 2016

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Comments: This route is starting to clean up, but still by no means a classic for the crag. The 4th bolt can be a little tricky to clip until you find the proper position. Easier with a double draw. Anchors are also hard to get in a position to clip. Fun moves, even a rose move! Originally called Zig Zag, and rated 12d, however "glue pocket express" is pretty good!


Location: UT : Echo Canyon : Mill Canyon : Choss Cave : The Blight (5.13)
By: Jeremy Steck When: May 24, 2016

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Comments: This route continues up to its own set of anchors at the lip. I believe some holds may have broken around bolt 3 as the rock is fairly fragile. As of 5/16, a key undercling broke off at the current crux. Cool moves after the crux, but there are better routes up here to challenge yourself. Also, bolt 3 is suspect, the rock below the bolt is gone and a good portion of the bolt is exposed.


Location: PA : Southwestern Highlands : The Lost Crag : Photo
By: Jeremy Steck When: May 9, 2016

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Comments: sorry buddy, I don't. I've done most of the routes in this area, but it was a long time ago. If there's something specific that you are looking for, I'd be happy to try to see what I can recall for you.


Location: UT : Saint George : Black Rocks : Shady Side : Slap Happy (5.12c)
By: Jeremy Steck When: Nov 10, 2015

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Comments: The large block on the edge of the arete above the 4th bolt is going to come off sooner or later. I've been on this route a few time over the years and it felt solid. As of 11/15, this thing is moving. Pretty scary since you grab it, yard outward on it, and then mantle on top of it! You can easily avoid it by just finishing to the right on Flirting with Mutants in which case you only need to stand on the block to gain the anchors.


Location: UT : Saint George : Turtle Wall : The Actual Parchments (5.13a)
By: Jeremy Steck When: Nov 10, 2015

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Comments: The hold up there did certainly break. As of late fall 2014, the original crimp was gone, but a fragile "twinkie" hold remained. This is now gone as well (11/15) I believe the hold is sitting under the route on the small shelf. Now, it still goes, but I'm going to say that its a fair bit harder and probably no longer 13a. It looks like some of the twinkie hold is still there in the video posted, but what is left now is just a sandy sloper. The remaining hold looks fairly stable and could p... more >>


Location: UT : Echo Canyon : Mill Canyon : Choss Cave
By: Jeremy Steck When: Oct 24, 2015

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Comments: As of fall 2015, many of the fixed draws are in need of replacement. Many have been here for nearly 15 years. We've been working to replace the draws on the routes that we've been on recently, but if you plan on coming here, maybe bring a few that you would not mind leaving. As of now Hybrid, Chostakovitch, and Zohan are in good shape and a few other random draws here and there have also be replaced. Be on the lookout, some of the draws that we removed were severely abraded and sun damaged.


Location: UT : Echo Canyon : Mill Canyon : Choss Cave : Max's Warm Up - Direct (5.12b)
By: Jeremy Steck When: Oct 17, 2015

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Comments: The move where the hold fell off is not as bad as it appears. The difficulty of the move where the hold broke is somewhat height dependent so assigning a new grade is difficult. I'm guessing its now 12c unless you have T Rex arms.


Location: UT : Echo Canyon : Mill Canyon : Choss Cave : Zohan (5.13a)
By: Jeremy Steck When: Oct 17, 2015

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Comments: This route climbs way better than it appears! Additional traffic has helped to clean it up. Hard!


Location: UT : White Rocks
By: Jeremy Steck When: Oct 4, 2015

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Comments: After turning on to the dirt road, at approximately 5 miles, there is a split in the road, take the left, most traveled looking road. You can not see the formation at this point. Also, if you are driving a low clearance vehicle, going clockwise around the formation to reach your destination would be preferred.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : American Fork Canyon : Tank Canyon : Visionary Wall
By: Jeremy Steck When: Jul 27, 2015

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Comments: The approach directions for this crag can be made very simple. Follow the stream bed, using whatever trail system that you find. This is the first climbable chunk of rock that you will find on the left side of the stream. It begins immediately out of the stream bed and continues up the hill. The rock is of very good quality and tends to be vertical to less than vertical in most places. If visiting in the summer, it may be best to arrive in the afternoon to avoid having the climber and belay... more >>


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : American Fork Canyon : Tank Canyon : Cougar Narrows
By: Jeremy Steck When: Jul 27, 2015

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Comments: It's a shame that these walls are not taller and more traveled. The stone is really of exceptional quality. No loose stuff here! With more traffic, many of these routes will clean up could really get at least another star. A great setting to hang out in the summer too!


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