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Location: NH : Rumney : Jimmy Cliff : Junco (5.8+)
By: kurt gregory When: Sep 16, 2014

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Comments: not sure who handles the upkeep at rumney but I was just on junko this weekend and one of the quick clip anchors has a loose gate that stays about half way open. when you try to close it the gate just falls open again. the other anchor is in good shape but to be safe the first one should be replaced.


Location: PA : Southeastern Lowlands : Birdsboro Quarry
By: kurt gregory When: Aug 11, 2014

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Comments: Great news, the first cable bridge coming into the park has been fixed with a new pole courtesy of windstream communications and some helpful folks from the Birdsboro climbing group. the tree has been pulled out and a telephone pole put up in its place to fix how saggy and potentially dangerous the top cable was.


Location: PA : Southeastern Lowlands : Birdsboro Quarry : 3. Slab Climbs
By: kurt gregory When: Jul 31, 2014

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Comments: there is a new climb here. its just to the right of dancing nancy. anyone know the name or info about it? I ran into Ted and he told me its in the neighborhood of a 5.9 but didn't give me a name. I flashed it by staying to the right side and it certainly has 5.9 moves but if you run straight up the bolt line its more in the 5.10 or higher range


Location: PA : Southeastern Lowlands : Birdsboro Quarry : 4. Zorro Face : Red Skin (5.9)
By: kurt gregory When: Jul 31, 2014

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Comments: pretty good, fresh climb for the bird. nice exposed crux to the anchors. just be aware, as with a lot of climbs at the bird it is covered in dirt.


Location: PA : Southeastern Lowlands : Birdsboro Quarry : 11. Ground Up Wall
By: kurt gregory When: May 17, 2013

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Comments: silly question but whats the easiest way to rap. without going into the water? do you have to down climb back to the start?


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : El Capitan : Photo
By: kurt gregory When: May 17, 2013

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Comments: that totally looks like a goat face


Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Sheep Pass Area : Hall of Horrors Area : Hall of Horrors : ... : Photo
By: kurt gregory When: May 16, 2013

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Comments: Im all for personal style but those socks look wicked hot for Joshua Tree!


Location: PA : Southeastern Lowlands : Birdsboro Quarry : 3. Slab Climbs : Triple S (5.4)
By: kurt gregory When: Apr 19, 2013

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Comments: if you want to intro someone to lead climbing, go over to connors climb. while this is not a terrible climb its always very dirty and not really worth messing around on.


Location: PA : Southeastern Lowlands : Birdsboro Quarry : 4. Zorro Face : Face is Great - Choss is Of... (5.8+)
By: kurt gregory When: Apr 19, 2013

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Comments: my climbing partner was on rappel and knocked off a boulder about the size of a small car tire. it was simply resting on top of a ledge. just be careful as things have clearly broken loose in the corner there.


Location: UT : Zion National Park : Isaac : Tricks of the Trade (5.10+ C2+) : Photo
By: kurt gregory When: Apr 18, 2013

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Comments: dont look now but your shoe is untied


Location: CO : Estes Park Valley : CO Hwy 7 & Tributaries : Jurassic Park - Lily Lake : The Fin : ... : Photo
By: kurt gregory When: Feb 21, 2013

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Comments: Is he seriously free walking that slackline??


Location: NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : Mount Washington & Presiden... : Huntington Ravine : Photo
By: kurt gregory When: Jan 3, 2013

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Comments: pardon my ignorance but where in the photo is the pinnacle buttress?


Location: International : Asia : Thailand : Laem Phra Nang (Railey and ... : Tonsai Bay : ... : Photo
By: kurt gregory When: Nov 17, 2012

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Comments: when I first saw this photo I thought the rock formation at the top of the screen was a guys legs


Location: PA : Southeastern Lowlands : Birdsboro Quarry : 4. Zorro Face : Pinch Six (5.6)
By: kurt gregory When: Nov 16, 2012

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Comments: route is ok. not really worth climbing in my opinion, you have to cross some scree to get to it and its very overgrown.


Location: PA : Southeastern Lowlands : Birdsboro Quarry : 1. Main Wall : Corny (Denny’s Route) (5.8)
By: kurt gregory When: Nov 16, 2012

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Comments: decent route. I felt the crux was after the second bolt when you have to transition over the nose to the third bolt. the only hold I found is a nub the you can hook maybe two fingers on and its a stretch to get over the nose.


Location: PA : Southeastern Lowlands : Birdsboro Quarry : 2. Orange Sunshine Wall : Rocky and Bullwinkle (5.5)
By: kurt gregory When: Nov 16, 2012

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Comments: this is an ok starter route. its probably the tallest starter route there. be careful though, there is choss and the route is very dirty (like layers of dirt). Also as gblauer said be careful lowering or rapping, if youre not paying attention youll go over the left side and it becomes a pain to get down


Location: AL : Sand Rock : Photo
By: kurt gregory When: Nov 14, 2012

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Comments: such a cool photo! way to pass on the love!


Location: PA : Southeastern Lowlands : Birdsboro Quarry : 3. Slab Climbs : Whimpering Wookie (5.7)
By: kurt gregory When: Nov 9, 2012

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Comments: good route for learning edging, small ledges. this route will give you an idea of what some of safe harbor looks like.


Location: PA : Southeastern Lowlands : Birdsboro Quarry : 2. Orange Sunshine Wall : Sultans of Swing (5.6)
By: kurt gregory When: Nov 9, 2012

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Comments: great warm up/newbie route


Location: PA : Southeastern Lowlands : Birdsboro Quarry : 2. Orange Sunshine Wall : Dirty Swing (5.7)
By: kurt gregory When: Nov 9, 2012

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Comments: this is a good route with a slight lean back crux after the 2nd bolt. kind of weird to get to the anchors, you have to traverse to the left and up and over making cleaning the route awkward (hence dirty swing).


Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road : Cactus Cliff : Funkdemental (5.11b) : Photo
By: kurt gregory When: Nov 5, 2012

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Comments: Great contrast.


Contributed Forum Posts

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re: Dumbest outdoor gear purchaseClimbing Gear Discussionkurt gregoryNov 18, 2014
re: suggestions for cleaning inside of shoesGeneral Climbingkurt gregorySep 29, 2014
re: suggestions for cleaning inside of shoesGeneral Climbingkurt gregorySep 24, 2014
suggestions for cleaning inside of shoesGeneral Climbingkurt gregorySep 24, 2014
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