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Member Since: Jun 27, 2008
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Point Rank: # 926
Total Points: 839
Last Year: 359
Last 30 Days: 26
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
Comments = 1



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All 224 | Routes 30 | Areas 11 | Photos 62 | Page Improvements 9 | Comments 37 | Posts 6 | Stars 49 | Ratings 20
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Location: CA : Southern Sierra : The Needles / Kern River : Bald Eagle Peak
By: Jim H When: Jul 13, 2016

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Comments: This look sgreat, where can I find info about the other routes on the wall?


Location: CA : Central Coast : Santa Barbara : Crag Full of Dynamite
By: Jim H When: Jun 21, 2016

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Comments: Climbed this last year. The rock and location were great for our group. There was little to no traffic on the road and enough space that we didn't need to stand in the road to belay.
The bolts and holds were all fine and I highly recommend this for a group looking to tick some moderates.


Location: CA : Inland Empire : Box Springs Mountain Park : Photo
By: Jim H When: Jun 7, 2016

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Comments: This gate (and the No trespassing sign) are gone. be light on the trail but this is the best way to access the crag.


Location: CA : Inland Empire : Box Springs Mountain Park : Photo
By: Jim H When: Jun 7, 2016

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Comments: Good news, The current signage allows for parking at this spot!! I don't have a pic, but its only a 2-min drive from the suggested parking so very worth your time to drive up and verify this comment!


Location: CA : High Sierra : 06 - Little Lakes Valley & ... : Ruby Peak : Photo
By: Jim H When: May 13, 2016

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Comments: See this link for even better zoom.
upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia...


Location: CA : High Desert : New Jack City : Box Canyon West : Predator Wall : Predator Wall - North Face
By: Jim H When: May 2, 2016

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Comments: With some careful scrambling it is possible to scramble to the anchors for most of these routes and hang a top rope.


Location: CA : High Desert : New Jack City : Box Canyon East : Sunnyside
By: Jim H When: Apr 21, 2016

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Comments: The location (mapped coordinates) for this wall are wrong. They should be a bit more north. Sunnyside is the same formation as Parking Lot wall just follow towards the right to get to the climbs.


Location: CA : High Desert : New Jack City : Entrance Area Crags : Roadside Crag : ... : Roadside Warrior (5.9+)
By: Jim H When: Apr 21, 2016

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Comments: This route begins up the arete and then traverses ~15 feet right to the shared anchors with the 5.7. The traverse is not bad, but is made awkward by the fact that the bolts are much lower than would be expected (at hip height or lower).The bolts are fine, but just remember the traverse line is higher.

Not a suggested climb for a new 5.9 leader due to unusual bolt placement.


Location: CA : San Bernardino Mountains : Big Bear Lake Area : Big Bear North : Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
By: Jim H When: Apr 19, 2016

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Comments: We found a jacket on/near Coyote Crag and Golden wall. PM me if it is yours and I can mail it back to you.


Location: NV : Red Rock : Calico Basin : Red Springs Rock Lower Tier...
By: Jim H When: Jan 22, 2016

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Comments: Thanks John. It was very hard to notice the other listing since no area name was provided (or did not match the guidebook) and there was no location provided (I added one to improve the page).


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Santa Monica Mountains : Hueco Wall : Wipeout (5.10d)
By: Jim H When: Jan 17, 2016

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Comments: A hold broke off near the first bolt. I believe this route is now harder than 10.d. Has anyone else climbed it recently?


Location: CA : Southern Sierra : The Needles / Kern River : Kernville Rock (a.k.a. Kern... : The Lieback (5.8) : Photo
By: Jim H When: Aug 31, 2015

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Comments: The undercling version is far better climbing and far better protected. I strongly recommend it!!


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Angeles National Forest : Texas Canyon : The V Wall : Knobstetrician (5.11a/b PG13)
By: Jim H When: May 27, 2015

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Comments: Ben; thanks for the added info. I am pretty tall and lanky so I tend to undergrade big moves. But I really liked the route.


Location: CA : High Sierra : 06 - Little Lakes Valley & ... : Ruby Peak
By: Jim H When: May 27, 2015

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Comments: Ther is a great TR with beta photos at

supertopo.com/tr/Failures-and-...

&

markpthomas.com/mountaineering...


Location: NV : Red Rock : Willow Spring : Ragged Edges Area : Crooked Crack (5.6)
By: Jim H When: Nov 24, 2014

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Comments: Steve123 - I was there in Aug 2014 and the rappel anchors was in at the top of Revoked. There is very mild scrambling to get to it, but a clean, easy rapp.


Location: CA : High Desert : New Jack City : Box Canyon East : The Pinnacle
By: Jim H When: Oct 27, 2014

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Comments: The location for this crag is correct. The locationj for Sunnyside is wrong.


Location: CA : Central Coast : Hwy 33/Ojai : The Fortress : Central Gully : Blue In Green (5.6)
By: Jim H When: Jun 2, 2014

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Comments: It is very easy to combine this route and any of the routes above it into one single pitch. In fact that's a better way to climb Mailgia's Arete.


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Santa Monica Mountains : Malibu Creek State Park : Toddler Terrace
By: Jim H When: May 13, 2014

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Comments: Alternate (easier) Approach -
Walk past stumbling blocks and towards Ghetto Wall. Turn left just before the trail drops steeply (8 feet of hopping down rocks). The trail you are turning onto should closely hug the wall as it climbs up the hill.


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Angeles National Forest : Texas Canyon : The Egg : Urushiol (5.5)
By: Jim H When: Apr 21, 2014

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Comments: Go up to the left of the bolt and then traverse right-wards. The rock under and on the below right of the bolt is chossy and breaks off.


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Angeles National Forest : Texas Canyon : The Elephant's Head (& Hype... : Endymion (5.10a)
By: Jim H When: Apr 21, 2014

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Comments: 1) The first bolt was solid when I climbed it this weekend. 2 & 3 were spinners, but the terrain was easy. The crux bolt is solid so I felt safe pulling the crux. The crux is very height dependent and clipping the crux bolt will be hard for anyone 5'6" or under.

2) The crux is very height dependent (but fun). I'm 6'1" and pulled through just fine. My 5'2" partner struggled a lot more and found the route much more burly. I'f you're tall the rating is more like 5.9. Crux was fun though.

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Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Angeles National Forest : Texas Canyon : The Diner : Humpty Dumpty (5.7)
By: Jim H When: Mar 2, 2014

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Comments: Fantastic route to teach trad-leading on. Bolts right next to the crack. Also, not a 5.7, I think 5.4-5.5 is more accurate, but it was fun.


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Yosemite Falls Area : Swan Slab : Swan Slab Gully (5.6)
By: Jim H When: Aug 25, 2013

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Comments: I have climbed this several times and think the lengths are off. P1 is more like 30 ft. (40 tops). Also hass a very easy anchor at the top.


Location: CA : San Diego County : South San Diego County : Bonita
By: Jim H When: Jul 23, 2012

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Comments: All of these routes are top-rope(able). Just approach the face from the top and not too much exposure to get to the anchors (IMOP).


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Santa Ana Mountains : Ortega Falls
By: Jim H When: May 8, 2012

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Comments: Correct and more accurate map coordinates. Stay high and to the right as you approach the falls/main area. You will want this easy approach from the top if you are setting topropes.

@33.626524,-117.428326


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Santa Monica Mountains : Tick Rock
By: Jim H When: Feb 24, 2012

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Comments: Vid of Tick Rock climbing



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