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Member Since: Feb 1, 2007
Last Visit: Mar 7, 2016
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Point Rank: # 4,143
Total Points: 138
Last Year: 1
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
Comments = 1

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All 113 | Routes 6 | Areas 1 | Photos 11 | Page Improvements | Comments 8 | Posts 62 | Stars 25 | Ratings

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Location: UT : Zion National Park : Moonlight Buttress
By: Justin Lofthouse When: Mar 4, 2016

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Comments: Is moonlight buttress part of the the seasonal closure for nesting Peregrine Falcons in Zion National Park?

Location: ID : City of Rocks : Stripe Rock : Dykes of Gastonia (5.7 R)
By: Justin Lofthouse When: Sep 8, 2014

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Comments: This is a really unique route. If you don't mind natural pro (horns) and really fun climbing, this route is awesome. People make it out to be more serious than it is. The climbing is not too hard and the gear is all there. I typically stay away from R routes, but this isn't that bad.

1st Pitch: Head up low angle ramp from the left side. A couple places for tcu's in seam. Clip 2 new bolts on steeper wall, yellow and orange metolious tcu in flake. Traverse out to small roof. # 3 or 4 BD cam... more >>

Location: ID : Castle Rocks
By: Justin Lofthouse When: Jul 4, 2014

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Comments: Here are links to the ZONE 1 and 2 guide print offs.

Location: UT : Zion National Park : Moonlight Buttress : The Moonlight Buttress (Cle... (5.8 C1)
By: Justin Lofthouse When: Feb 4, 2014

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Comments: There was a brief comment about bivying on the rocker-block, can two people bivy on it without a portaledge? Would both be able to lay down, or would one have to sleep sitting up? Does anybody a have a good picture of the top of the rocker-block?

Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : El Capitan : Salathe Wall (5.9 C2)
By: Justin Lofthouse When: Sep 25, 2013

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Comments: My question is about the Hollow Flake pitch. If one had a Valley Giant, how high up the pitch would it be usable and which size of VG would one need.

That is my question, not if it is worth carrying the thing up the route in your haulbag, or if someone should just man up and accept the runout, or if Big Bro's are lighter, cheaper, and/or better.

Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Logan : Solar Cave : Solar Power (5.12c)
By: Justin Lofthouse When: Apr 10, 2012

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Comments: Is this route really a 5.12 C? It felt easier compared to other 5.12 routes in the area, does anybody have any comments that they would like to share on how they felt this route was rated?

Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Little Cottonwood Canyon : Green Adjective Gully : Divine Intervention (A2)
By: Justin Lofthouse When: Mar 25, 2008

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Comments: could this route go clean on aid, and if so, at what grade?

Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Little Cottonwood Canyon : Gate Buttress : Beckey's Wall Area : Tingey's Terror (5.7)
By: Justin Lofthouse When: Jul 4, 2007

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Comments: A while ago my friend and I did this route. After pitch 6 we anchored at the trees and then went for pitch 7. I traversed left and then found some fixed anchors, the travese was really short. Then I climbed up this dihedral that had this pillar type feature about 15 feet up. Then it went up left over this ledge and I built an anchor in a crack I could stand in. From there I think we could have scambled down this chimney and gotten to the scramble to Schoolroom reppell, but we kept going, up... more >>

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