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Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Unaweep Canyon : Main Canyon: Unaweep Granit... : The Access Fund Trailhead : ... : People are Poodles Too. (5.10-)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Mar 31, 2014

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Comments: If you continue past the anchors as either a single long pitch or as a second pitch, there is a worthwhile, bolted face up great rock. A bolted anchor can be found at the next obvious ledge. Probably 5.10.


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Colorado National Monument : Terra Tower Buttress : Terra Tower : Tom Stubbs Memorial Route -... (5.11)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Mar 13, 2014

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Comments: Another great Monument adventure. Pitches one and two have some great climbing! Three gets a little loose and bird poop filled. The last pitch is pretty wild and super fun.

We used the following: singles from #0.3(maybe 2) to #0.5; triples from #0.75- #2; double #3; singles from #5-#6. We brought a Valley Giant 9 and did not use any Bigbros, but Bigbros would work. You can get a six in pretty quickly after turning the roof.... more >>


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Dynamite Shacks : The Ridge : Unknown (V3)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Feb 27, 2014

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Comments: The extension is no more. Pulled the left hand in-cut crimp off last night. Big bummer!


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Unaweep Canyon : Main Canyon: Unaweep Granit... : The Access Fund Trailhead : ... : Monkey Gone to Heaven (5.12+ R)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Dec 19, 2013

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Comments: Though the guidebook gives this a rating of 12+, both my partner and I think that it warrants a harder grade. The guidebook also states it has a single bolt anchor, but there are actually two. You be the judge! To take the death out of getting to the first bolt, climb Burnt Beautician and clip the first bolt on the rappel.


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Unaweep Canyon : Main Canyon: Unaweep Granit... : The Access Fund Trailhead : ... : Burnt Beautician (5.12-)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Dec 19, 2013

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Comments: Climbing to the first of the good gear is quite heady. Upon close examination, two bolt holes were found of which the studs had been broken off of. At least one of these will be replaced next time up there. Until then, be careful!


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Unaweep Canyon : Main Canyon: Unaweep Granit... : The Access Fund Trailhead : Sunday Wall
By: Jesse Zacher When: Dec 19, 2013

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Comments: If you left and article of clothing here in the last week or two, let me know what it was, and I will return it!


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Dynamite Shacks : Main Area : All American Grinder (V5)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Dec 7, 2013

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Comments: Going straight up from a sit start from the two large pockets is a worthwhile variation. Stick a small sloper, and slap for a jug knob.


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Unaweep Canyon : Main Canyon: Unaweep Granit... : The Access Fund Trailhead : ... : Unknown Reach (5.11 A0)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Nov 22, 2013

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Comments: After looking through the book, there is a possibility that this is actually the route, "Hairdresser on Fire" labeled as a 5.13? Project. However I have my doubts because a few feet to the left is a line with some smashed hangers and empty holes. The route that exists now goes higher than the book describes and has a few copper heads en-route which was typical of Jim Beyer. The hanger smashing was sometimes typical of him as well.


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Unaweep Canyon : Main Canyon: Unaweep Granit... : The Access Fund Trailhead : ... : Corridor2 (5.11)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Nov 1, 2013

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Comments: This ranks as one of my favorite climbs in Unaweep currently. Classic!


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Unaweep Canyon : Main Canyon: Unaweep Granit... : The Access Fund Trailhead : ... : Single Bolt Seam (5.10-)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Oct 14, 2013

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Comments: Replaced anchors as of 10/10/13.


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Unaweep Canyon : Main Canyon: Unaweep Granit... : The Access Fund Trailhead : ... : Unknown Arete (5.10)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Oct 14, 2013

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Comments: May want to bring some webbing or cordage to leave to get off this rig.


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Unaweep Canyon : Nine Mile Hill : East Creek Day Use Area
By: Jesse Zacher When: Oct 14, 2013

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Comments: Hah! The myth of the 9 Mile Canyon. Good luck, Brad!


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Unaweep Canyon : Main Canyon: Unaweep Granit... : The Access Fund Trailhead : ... : Arch Traverse (5.10+)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Oct 14, 2013

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Comments: Glad you had a good time on the route. I would caution that the majority of these routes, presumably put up by Beyer, that I have posted have such run outs as you noted and sometimes quite longer. Enjoy!


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Unaweep Canyon : Main Canyon: Unaweep Granit...
By: Jesse Zacher When: Aug 28, 2013

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Comments: I guess it depends how much walking you are prepared to do. The only camping is up on Divide Road, and you could walk to Quarry and Divide Walls from there, but other crags are quite a ways away. No centralized or other places exist unless you go way towards Gateway because of a lot of private property. Two weeks in Unaweep, didn't know we have arrived as a destination!?


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Unaweep Canyon : Main Canyon: Unaweep Granit... : Mother's Buttress : Other Mothers
By: Jesse Zacher When: Aug 26, 2013

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Comments: You can climb Lady Boy and get to the anchors of the throbbing project if you care to work/hang draws!


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Unaweep Canyon : Main Canyon: Unaweep Granit... : Mother's Buttress : Other Mothers
By: Jesse Zacher When: Aug 26, 2013

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Comments: One is easy, one is hard, one is very hard. haha.


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Grand Mesa : Land's End Area : Kannah Creek Wall : Fountain of Decay (5.10- PG13)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Aug 9, 2013

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Comments: The choss guarding the upper section is well worth the price to access this amazing, zig-zag splitter on a great face. Pull down not out on the lower section!


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Grand Mesa : Land's End Area : Kannah Creek Wall : Trail of Honey (5.11b)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Jul 31, 2013

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Comments: A nice steep arete with some great movements. Be careful clipping the tenuous 3rd bolt, as blowing it lands you in the sharp rocks below! The last move is pretty sweet! (edit) As per Alex a perma-draw was added to the 3rd bolt from the ledge for easier clipping. Thanks!


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Grand Mesa : Land's End Area : Kannah Creek Wall : Slave Screams (5.11)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Jul 31, 2013

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Comments: Another awesome, sustained pitch. The beginning is heads up, so be careful!


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Grand Mesa : Land's End Area : Kannah Creek Wall : Halos (5.10+)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Jul 31, 2013

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Comments: This a great pitch that offered some steep crack and face features that is thought provoking and darn fun!


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Grand Mesa : Land's End Area : Kannah Creek Wall
By: Jesse Zacher When: Jul 31, 2013

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Comments: Great area, Be careful on the descent especially if it is slightly damp!


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Unaweep Canyon : Main Canyon: Unaweep Granit... : Mother's Buttress : ... : RSG (5.10a)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Jul 1, 2013

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Comments: Another great route over here. Runs up some undulating high quality rock with great movement!


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Unaweep Canyon : Main Canyon: Unaweep Granit... : Mother's Buttress : ... : Soul Steeler (5.11+)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Jul 1, 2013

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Comments: Great route with a fun move at the beginning ending with a challenging awkward move at the end! Overall, good rock and fun climbing!


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Unaweep Canyon : Main Canyon: Unaweep Granit... : The Access Fund Trailhead : ... : Beyer 1 (5.10-)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Jun 3, 2013

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Comments: Haven't gone out there and probably won't as replacing anything may just result in continued chopping. I would recommend doing a route on the left, and as you rap from the anchors, swing over and grab your gear. Most likely this is how the choppers approached their task....


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Unaweep Canyon : Main Canyon: Unaweep Granit... : Quarry Wall : The Velvet Hammer (5.11+)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Apr 26, 2013

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Comments: If cleaned after spring thaw, it stays good until a large rain event or the winter. You should get on the Bachelor Party Beagle.


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