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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
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All 36 | Routes | Areas | Photos 2 | Page Improvements | Comments 3 | Posts 2 | Stars 28 | Ratings 1
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Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Rock Climbing Photo: Nick leading the Warlock

Nick leading the Warlock

WV : Seneca Rocks : ... : The Warlock (5.9+)

Apr 12, 2012

Rock Climbing Photo: Nick leading Discrepancy

Nick leading Discrepancy

WV : Seneca Rocks : ... : Discrepancy (5.8)

Apr 12, 2012

Contributed Comments

 

Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Selfish Wall : Hair and Roses (5.10-)
By: Laura Sowalskie When: Apr 28, 2016

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Comments: The crack itself was fun and varied, if a bit dirty. Still quite sandy coming out of the crack. Since the anchor is above and right of the climb, lowering off and top-roping can really wear your rope. I watched a cloud of sand go up into the air as I lowered from the friction of my rope going over the edge... My partner and I decided the best way to go about this for minimal rope wear would have been for me to top-belay her up, and for both of us to rap down.


Location: NV : Red Rock : Second Pullout : The Black Corridor : Upper Level : Black Gold (5.10b)
By: Laura Sowalskie When: Mar 25, 2016

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Comments: Definitely glad I stick-clipped the first bolt. The move off the ground is fine, but the move to the first lip is very reachy for a shorter climber. Moving up past the second bolt is reachy as well. The beginning felt more like 10d at my height (5'5"). Comfortable climbing once you're past the 2nd bolt.


Location: NV : Red Rock : Calico Basin : Moderate Mecca
By: Laura Sowalskie When: Mar 25, 2016

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Comments: The corner with the 5.6s was a great place to brush up on gear anchors at the top of some super short and easy trad pitches. I also particularly enjoyed Valentine's Day! However, we seem to have left this area one cam short, so if anyone picked up a #2 BD cam with purple and blue tape this week, a six pack could be yours if you help it find it's way back to me!


Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
LOST: sunglasses @ Swan Slab, Yosemite Lost and FoundLaura Sowalskie22 hours ago
LOST: Number 2 BD Camalot - Red RocksLost and FoundLaura SowalskieMar 25, 2016

Contributed Stars

Name Quality Location

Cheaper Than a Movie 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : Chica Bonita Wall

Pre-emptive Strike 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : The Hideout

Miranda Rayne 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : The Shire

A Brief History of Climb 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : The Gallery

27 Years of Climbing 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : The Gallery

Bathtub Mary 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : The Arsenal

Plate Tectonics 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : Tectonic Wall

Gettin' Lucky in Kentucky 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : Tectonic Wall

59" DrillBitch 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : Johnny's Wall

Return of Manimal 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : Bruise Brothers Wall

Monkey in the Middle 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : The Old Zoo

Cruisin' for a Bruisin' 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : The Hideout

Baby Blue Eyes 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : Chica Bonita Wall

Brown Eyed Girl 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : Chica Bonita Wall

Chocolate Corner 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

UT : Moab Area : ... : Donnelly Canyon

Twin Cracks 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

UT : Moab Area : ... : Supercrack Buttress

Physical Graffiti 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

NV : Red Rock : ... : Riding Hood Wall

Hand Solo 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

UT : Moab Area : ... : Selfish Wall

Significant Other 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : The Shire

Doobie Dance 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

NV : Red Rock : ... : Romper Room

Murano 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : The Gallery

Picador 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : The Arsenal

Bad Company 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : Inner Sanctum

Workin' For The Weekend 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : Bruise Brothers Wall

AWOL 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

KY : Red River Gorge : Graining Fork Nature Preser...

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