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Member Since: Aug 22, 2011
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
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All 258 | Routes 5 | Areas | Photos | Page Improvements | Comments 10 | Posts 12 | Stars 226 | Ratings 5
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Contributed Routes

Name Rating Type Location Date

Leftmost 5.11

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a (1)

TR, 1 pitch, 40'

CA : Tahoe Vicinity : ... : Smoke Rock

Apr 14, 2012

No known name

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a (1)

Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'

CA : Tahoe Vicinity : ... : Smoke Rock

Apr 8, 2012

Unknown

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2)

Trad, 1 pitch, 40'

CA : Tahoe Vicinity : ... : Smoke Rock

Apr 8, 2012

Ripoff

5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b (11)

Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 70'

CA : Tahoe Vicinity : ... : 90 Foot Wall

Apr 8, 2012

Birds in a Rut

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (12)

Trad, 6 pitches

OR : Smith Rock : ... : The Wombat

Oct 23, 2011

Contributed Comments

 

Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Tuolumne Meadows : Cottage Domes : East Cottage Dome : Orange Plasma (5.11a)
By: JGHarrison When: Aug 19, 2012

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Comments: Great climbing. Anchor is still good, but getting rusty...might be nice to swap out in the next few years.


Location: CA : Tahoe Vicinity : Luther Rock : Detox Wall : With Draws (5.11a)
By: JGHarrison When: Jun 4, 2012

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Comments: Tricky climb. I had a tough time reading the rock on this climb, and others on the wall. Fun though.


Location: CA : Tahoe Vicinity : Eagle Creek Canyon : 90 Foot Wall
By: JGHarrison When: May 31, 2012

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Comments: KEEP YOUR DOGS ON A LEASH.

This place gets a lot of action, and is fun for cranking out a few climbs after work or whatever. Every time I go there, however, dogs are running around getting in everyone's way. They walk on my rope, snarl at each other, etc. If you want to bring your dog fine, but keep it leashed at the bottom of the climb you are on.


Location: CA : Tahoe Vicinity : Lover's Leap : Lower Buttress : Surrealistic Pillar (5.7)
By: JGHarrison When: May 12, 2012

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Comments: If u lost something at the bottom of this climb recently PM me


Location: CA : Tahoe Vicinity : Woodfords Canyon : The Fortress : Red Pillar Area : The Red Pillar (5.9)
By: JGHarrison When: Apr 28, 2012

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Comments: FYI, the perfect lieback pic up in the description is from the route called "perfect lieback" not the Red Pillar.

I had issues with getting the rope stuck on this, bring some webbing to leave on rap...If this thing ever gets retrobolted anchors...it seems to me that it would be better to put them on top of the pillar, instead of where they are at currently...just for rope drag issues.


Location: NV : Red Rock : Kraft Boulders : Angel Dyno : The Huck (V5)
By: JGHarrison When: Dec 24, 2011

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Comments: the guidbook calls it "Left exit" or something like that and puts it at V4


Location: WA : Southwest Cascades : Beacon Rock : South East Corner (5.7)
By: JGHarrison When: Nov 3, 2011

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Comments: I didnt see any anchors at the top of pitch 5. Perhaps we missed them, however there are ample opportunities to sling a tree or build an anchor. A handfull of random pins can be found on the face. If you think you are off-route on the higher pitches look for the pruned trees. Fun climb.


Location: OR : Central Oregon : Smith Rock : Mesa Verde Wall : Screaming Yellow Zonkers (5.10b)
By: JGHarrison When: Oct 30, 2011

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Comments: Awesome climb. I think its the best archetypal climb of the grade for Smith Rock. The little nubbins you balance up characterize so much of what makes Smith sweet.


Location: OR : Central Oregon : Smith Rock : Smith Rock Group : Llama Wall : Blackened (5.11d)
By: JGHarrison When: Oct 30, 2011

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Comments: Really fun line, took some figuring for me to work out the beta. Very sharp. If you are on a road trip save it for the last day.


Location: OR : Central Oregon : Smith Rock : The Marsupials : Brogan Spire : South Buttress (5.5 X)
By: JGHarrison When: Oct 23, 2011

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Comments: The protections is so bad on this climb it is just a formality. Rope drag can be terrible. When I got to the top of the first pitch the bolts were chopped. I think its actually safer to solo this for the leader because rope drag can be very bad. Very cool climbing, but know what you are getting into.


Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
re: Is this anchor kosher?Beginning ClimbersJGHarrisonJan 26, 2014
re: Best locations for Grad school and ClimbingGeneral ClimbingJGHarrisonDec 18, 2012
re: Colleges out westColoradoJGHarrisonAug 7, 2012
re: Removable bolt trial by fire by manufacturerClimbing Gear DiscussionJGHarrisonJul 26, 2012
re: BackpackClimbing Gear DiscussionJGHarrisonJun 3, 2012
re: Camping in the ButtermilksNorthern CaliforniaJGHarrisonApr 23, 2012
re: Looking for flammable footwear.Climbing Gear DiscussionJGHarrisonApr 14, 2012
re: Need Partners for Yosemite in May.Northern California PartnersJGHarrisonApr 8, 2012
re: spring climbing - SF based, Yosemite, TahoeNorthern California PartnersJGHarrisonApr 8, 2012
re: Fitted/Athletic fit climbing pantsGeneral ClimbingJGHarrisonMar 27, 2012
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