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Location: NV : Red Rock : Juniper Canyon : Cloud Tower : Test Tube (5.9)
By: Stone Nude When: Mar 16, 2015

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Comments: Wow! What a climb. First and foremost this is a great example of how wrong detractors of Urioste routes are about the consistency of percieved "over bolting" on routes J+J put up. This route is "1980 5.9 hard" aka solid 10-, was put up before cams were on their rack, and is BURLY and completely absent of fixed pro, despite the fact that it would make the first pitch a must-do classic if the upper two pitches of grovel weren't the penalty clause for climbing the beautiful first pitch. Regarding g... more >>


Location: NV : Red Rock : Juniper Canyon : Ginger Buttress : Unimpeachable Groping (5.10+)
By: Stone Nude When: Mar 16, 2015

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Comments: ^^^^^^Hilarious. You need a line of bolts protecting every single move on a climb to sucker you away from the pullouts, but using a natural feature as done by the first ascentionists is cheating? Proud, proud moment in the history of climbing. The purity of the tree is disdained by the manpri wearer. We are all elevated by this ethical triumph.


Location: NV : Red Rock : Sandstone Quarry : Sonic Youth Cliff : Unknown Pile (5.11a)
By: Stone Nude When: Mar 6, 2015

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Comments: My understanding is that this was a Flyin' Brian route. If anyone knows what Brian named it or FA details, it'd be a nice thing to post all that here.


Location: NV : Red Rock : Juniper Canyon : Brownstone Wall : Armatron (5.9) : Photo
By: Stone Nude When: Feb 28, 2015

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Comments: I think the part of your comment that rings true is that you've climbed practically nothing compared to him. I'm guessing you haven't climbed with too many people who are climbing in their 70s-tape, knee pads, trekking poles, comfortable harnesses-many older climbers have figured out ways to protect themselves and make life more comfortable, which aren't in vogue with the 19 gram carabiner-Arc'teryx harness set. I have hope to one day have half the climbing resume that Jorge has. So, yeah, he's ... more >>


Location: NV : Red Rock : Sandstone Quarry : Vaya con Queso : Burrito Face-Plant (5.10d)
By: Stone Nude When: Feb 28, 2015

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Comments: Odd choice not to put chain on the anchor of this one. Looks like a **lot** of hollow rock on this rig. When the upper bit cleans up from traffic, this might be worth a visit. The setting was fantastic-a really pretty spot. One of the best sunset watching spots in Red Rock, based on my stroll out there today.


Location: NV : Red Rock : Second Pullout : The Sandbox : Generations (5.13a)
By: Stone Nude When: Feb 27, 2015

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Comments: Hey Jon that's rad your filled in the drilled pocket. Thanks for your contributions to MP lately in the area and for having the vision to get these old projects done. Respect.


Location: NV : Red Rock : Sandstone Quarry : Vaya con Queso : Burrito Face-Plant (5.10d) : Photo
By: Stone Nude When: Feb 27, 2015

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Comments: Cool pic. Captures a moment.


Location: NV : Red Rock : Calico Basin : Red Springs Rock : Mavericks (5.11+)
By: Stone Nude When: Feb 24, 2015

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Comments: Loving the feedback. Wrapper jug above the crimps sounds right, pretty sure I drilled off or that rail feature after the crux move. not sure how that makes her rating 11- and yours 11+, since that hold is after the long move and it felt LONG to a couple 5'10" guys, but regardless glad to see that some NC folks got to enjoy my ground up route! Thanks for posting up, Bruce.


Location: NV : Red Rock : Mt. Wilson : Aeolian Wall : Inti Watana (5.10+)
By: Stone Nude When: Feb 21, 2015

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Comments: Really cool, man. Thanks for all the positive contributions.


Location: NV : Red Rock : Calico Basin : Red Springs Rock : Mavericks (5.11+)
By: Stone Nude When: Feb 21, 2015

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Comments: Interesting that you thought of it as a slab, MN. One of the things I liked about Mavericks was the variety of angles it offered. Glad you liked the climb, I thought the quality on this one is definitely there and it was a blast to put up. The crux throw spit off a bunch of medium height people a few times, I thought that one move felt like V3/4 and with the pump factor 11C was the lowest it was going to get graded by just about anyone. How tall are you, out of curiosity? Thanks for posting up p... more >>


Location: NV : The Wild Granites
By: Stone Nude When: Feb 18, 2015

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Comments: I like the detail in the section on how to locate the route. Almost like no information at all. In other news, the sky is up. Also there is an amazing new ten pitch route, all pitches are five star splitters. You can find it somewhere between Kathmandu and Antarctica with a left turn at Albuquerque. It's on a rock. Good luck!


Location: NV : Red Rock : Black Velvet Canyon : Whiskey Peak : The Delicate Sound of Thund... (5.11a) : Photo
By: Stone Nude When: Feb 18, 2015

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Comments: I think those guys were belaying from an adjacent route's anchor, which probably feels safer than the gear anchor stance but is out of line with the rest of the climbing. Probably not a major deal one way or the other.


Location: NV : Red Rock : Sandstone Quarry : The Wake-Up Wall : Mic's Master (5.10a/b)
By: Stone Nude When: Feb 18, 2015

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Comments: They make these things called lockers. If you're shitting egg rolls because your biner opened, perhaps you should use a biner that won't open?

Or you can pray to the Local Climbing Group Gods to start permadrawing everything for your convenience. Cause that is certain to happen.

Sport climber- noun A person woefully under equipped to climb outdoors who wouldn't know how to deal with anything out of the ordinary when, predictably and reliably, that happens.


Location: VA : Manchester Wall
By: Stone Nude When: Feb 12, 2015

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Comments: ^^^^^Routes are listed, on this site, already linked from this page, to pillar 6. So, yeah, everyone has that information available. Look up on the left side of the page you are on.


Location: NV : Red Rock : Black Velvet Canyon : Black Velvet Wall : Overhanging Hangover (5.10a)
By: Stone Nude When: Feb 8, 2015

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Comments: Rappelled over this route today and can confirm, there are INCHES of poop on every horizontal surface up there right now. Even the bolts are covered in shit. Really gross. Good luck with this one.


Location: NV : Red Rock : Cactus Flower Tower : The Triad : Vegabondage (5.11a) : Photo
By: Stone Nude When: Feb 2, 2015

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Comments: Ah, crap rock. You can't avoid it in the desert. Looked protectable if the gear held, maybe I'll do this one when it warms up.


Location: NV : Red Rock : Cactus Flower Tower : The Triad : Vegabondage (5.11a) : Photo
By: Stone Nude When: Jan 30, 2015

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Comments: That line looked crunchy when I scoped it, MK! How was the rock?


Location: NV : Red Rock : Calico Basin : Red Springs Rock : Ripcurl (5.11a)
By: Stone Nude When: Jan 24, 2015

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Comments: I guess CHUD is criticizing something he hasn't done, when it comes to this climb, I'd point out the irony, but since he has problems figuring things out, I'll refrain. The Internet rules!


Location: NV : Red Rock : Calico Basin : Red Springs Rock : Ripcurl (5.11a)
By: Stone Nude When: Jan 23, 2015

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Comments: Tell me about it. Want to hear about that badass trip to the Ruth Gorge where even having mcCray as a ropegun couldn't get Humbel and his hetero lifemate up a climb? Or the climbs in Sandstone that required spraying chemicals all over the rock to try to "firm up" a sandbox. Or the one that they sprayed glue all over the ground while reinforcing/adding holds, treating our public lands like a bridge overpass instead of a national treasure, Or should I relax and not get so personal? Dunno, it's the... more >>


Location: NV : Red Rock : Second Pullout : Stratocaster Area : Mystery Route...Will update (5.12b)
By: Stone Nude When: Jan 23, 2015

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Comments: Depending on whether this is the route with lots of epoxy/glue dripped all over the ground underneath, I know a bit about when and who this abortion was created by. Drilled pockets, permadraws, glued on flakes...some of Red Rock's finest climbing, no doubt.


Location: NV : Red Rock : Calico Basin : Red Springs Rock : Ripcurl (5.11a)
By: Stone Nude When: Jan 23, 2015

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Comments: Don't you have some ropes to fix on something? I bet with enough fixed lines and a few years, you could have put up a toprope like this. PS does it feel good to know that your friends have lost their careers defending lies that you told, while you remain too cowardly to even post this childish stuff under your own name?

Tell you what, you want personal. Why did your wife divorce you? Anything to do with anger issues?


Location: NV : Red Rock : Pine Creek Canyon : Brass Wall : Bush Pilots (5.10a R)
By: Stone Nude When: Jan 18, 2015

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Comments: This route is safe and way more fun than you'd expect. Worthwhile.


Location: NV : Red Rock : Black Velvet Canyon : Burlap Buttress : Unknown Mixed Route (5.10+)
By: Stone Nude When: Jan 18, 2015

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Comments: Not a bad pitch, too bad the yucca got sawed so badly or this would have much more spice factor. I'm sure well meaning people were trying to prevent injury on Arrow Place, but still, sad. Easy to use a TCU to lean over and pre-clip the first bolt, the crux is getting started but the best climbing is up high. I know the guys who put this up, old school red rockers, I'll ask is the FA details or at least the name is legit to publish. Nice work on this one, gentlemen (they won't read this :) )


Location: NV : Red Rock : Black Velvet Canyon : Burlap Buttress : Arrow Place (5.9)
By: Stone Nude When: Jan 18, 2015

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Comments: The first 2 pitches are easily as good or better than Ragged Edges. This sunny spot should not be missed by anyone who likes classic crack and corner pitches n Red Rock. The base was basking in the sun and so were we. Great winter spot for a quick few early morning pitches before leaving Red Rock on a Sunday for you weekend warriors. Raps easily with a 60. There's no need for crazy micro gear if you have 00 TCU, purple C3, or equivalent. A 5.8 leader could do this with a point of aid at the star... more >>


Location: NV : Red Rock : Black Velvet Canyon : Burlap Buttress : Wish Bone (5.9 R)
By: Stone Nude When: Jan 18, 2015

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Comments: Wow, Matt, you ain't lyin'! A really standout old school funky splitter, with section after section of weird but great climbing. I made the mistake of going right side in on that upper flare and paid for it...was much easier to climb left side in with foot assists from the arÍte. I think the gear deserves mention- I took doubles from 00-4 and thought the second four wasn't necessary (just save the 4 for the flare+use it for a push piece), but I could have placed a few extra .5 sized pieces and b... more >>


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