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Northern Utah & Idaho : City of Rocks - current con... : Post

Apr 24, 2013

Weather for CIRO April 20th weekend.

Weather for CIRO April 20th weekend.

Northern Utah & Idaho : City of Rocks - current con... : Post

Apr 17, 2013

Too true

Too true

Northern Utah & Idaho : Ice/Rock Climbing Partners ... : Post

Nov 27, 2012

This is the best way to get to Mt. Hayden. At the ...

This is the best way to get to Mt. Hayden. At the bottom of the cement stairs hop over the left metal railing. Follow faint trail down along ridge. Stay along the ridge after trail fades. Look for a r

AZ : Northern Arizona : ... : South Face (5.8)

Jun 4, 2009

Why I do it...

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Nov 18, 2008

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Location: AK : Interior Alaska/Alaska Rang... : Denali National Park : Mt. McKinley : Cassin Ridge (5.8 WI4)
By: kevinhansen When: Nov 11, 2014

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Comments: I have found this website very helpful.
Thanks a ton to Jeff for this effort.
photomountains.com/content/pho...

Cassin Ridge High Res


Location: ID : Castle Rocks : Castle Rock : Photo
By: kevinhansen When: Jul 17, 2014

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Comments: Your friend doesn't make guitars does he?


Location: Climbing Gear Discussion : Scarpa Phantom Guides and T... : Post : Photo
By: kevinhansen When: May 28, 2014

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Comments: I don't understand. Those are going to fall off with in two minutes.
Maybe you are trying to make a joke of someone else's picture. In that case, we're good.


Location: Northern Utah & Idaho : NST-GWI-BBQ-XLVIII : Post : Photo
By: kevinhansen When: Feb 3, 2014

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Comments: I want one! I couldn't make it.
What's it say under the logo?
????GWIBBQ


Location: ID : City of Rocks : Elephant Rock : Elephant Rock - North : Beware of Nesting Egos (5.11b PG13)
By: kevinhansen When: Jan 19, 2013

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Comments: The last ten feet I have to dyno for the big hold just down and right of the chains. Then again I'm short. This route has it all! Everything from thin fingers, big slab friction, full horizontal fisting in a roof/crack (Start), and a crazy layback at the top. I LOVE THIS ROUTE!


Location: ID : Portnuef Range : Upper Rock Creek Drainage : Rock Creek Runnel (WI2-3)
By: kevinhansen When: Jan 11, 2013

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Comments: Hey Cory!
Nice hike. This is one of three ice routes here in Idaho!
I'm living in Albion outside of the "City". Look me up we should share a rope like old times!
Kevin


Location: ID : Castle Rocks : Castle Rock : Hostess Gully - West Corrid... : Numbshull (5.10a)
By: kevinhansen When: Oct 17, 2012

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Comments: Fun climb. The top 50 feet is run out 5.6 climbing to the chains. Only one crux down low. Red Rib is nice because it has two cruxes. Still a good route if your in the area.


Location: ID : Castle Rocks : Castle Rock : Castle Rock - South Face : Little Time (5.6)
By: kevinhansen When: Oct 14, 2012

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Comments: Good slab climb with lots of features to grab and stand on. I wanted to clim this to get the points for the "City Slicker" award at the first "Idaho Mountain Fest". I ended up free soloing the route then rapping from the second pitch.


Location: ID : City of Rocks : Parking Lot Rock : Parking Lot Rock - East : Spud Meets Hammerhead (5.11c)
By: kevinhansen When: Sep 4, 2012

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Comments: Totally bonkers to lead. If you're not feeling it, climb funky bolt then tension traverse over to the chains. This route is friction dependant. NO hands and just steep feet for the first 4 bolts. Maybe you wana stick clip the second bolt to avoid a sprain or worse. With more traffic the route will polish and get even harder.


Location: WY : Grand Teton National Park : Mount Moran : CMC Route (5.5)
By: kevinhansen When: Aug 1, 2009

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Comments: Want Advice?
1) I STRONGLY ADVISE SCOUTING OUT THE FIRST 30 MINUTES ABOVE CMC CAMP.
2) Leave camp no earlier than 4am.
3) As always watch out for thundershowers around noon.
4) Pack yer gear after you check in at Jenney Lake and get your required bear can and permits.
5) Early in the season means melt water near camp.
6) Sticky rubber trail shoes are perfect. Sport shoes are good for beginners. Take comfy shoes for the walk off and rapp's.
The other trip reports are worth while to read, but th... more >>


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : Grand Canyon National Park : Mount Hayden : South Face (5.8)
By: kevinhansen When: Jun 9, 2009

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Comments: After the 1.5 hour drive from Home, We started at 5am. I left 1 liter in the car and took 3 liters with me. We followed the Egan's advice and found it 95% right on the money. I added a Google Earth image to highlight the "trail" from the Parking lot. Here's my approach beta;
Head down to the view point favoring the lefthand railing. At the bottom of the cement stairs, hop the left metal railing, look down and you'll see the landmark tower in the Coconino formation. Work your way right ... more >>


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : Grand Canyon National Park : Mount Hayden : South Face (5.8) : Photo
By: kevinhansen When: Jun 4, 2009

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Comments: LEATHER GLOVES BABY! The thicker the better. As said before once at the bottom of the fixed rope (which is easy to find) stay close to the cliff base for easier travel.


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : Grand Canyon National Park : Mount Hayden : South Face (5.8) : Photo
By: kevinhansen When: Jun 4, 2009

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Comments: This fixed line could be cut in the middle, then extended 20 feet down to cover the bottom 10 feet which are the trickiest. DO NOT REPLACE THIS ROPE. As of the 2009 season, it is in great shape, and I'd think it would work for 2010 season as well.
The gully can be done with out this fixed line, but it is sure nice to have.


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : Grand Canyon National Park : Mount Hayden : South Face (5.8) : Photo
By: kevinhansen When: Jun 4, 2009

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Comments: This photo was taken from down in the bottom of the gully where the sharp pointies are the worst. Far better is stay high on the ridge in the upper right of the photo. Then drop down to the bottom at the last possible moment.


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