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Location: CO : Telluride/Norwood area
By: Leo Paik When: May 25, 2013

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Comments: There is an ?old Fowler guidebook?, Telluride Rocks that covers some of this area.


Location: CO : South Platte : Staunton State Park : Staunton Rocks : Meadow Dome : ... : Coleman Direct (5.8)
By: Leo Paik When: May 24, 2013

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Comments: We did that line to the right, too. We thought it was P1 of Ancient Relics, 2p, 10 R. The online guide listed P1 as 5.9, which felt perhaps soft. Since we didn't do P2, I didn't add it to the database yet.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : Prestige Worldwide Wall : Seams Thin (5.6)
By: Leo Paik When: May 20, 2013

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Comments: A light rack to a #0.75 Camalot works.


Location: International : Africa : Ethiopia : Amora Gedel (Addis Ababa)
By: Leo Paik When: May 8, 2013

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Comments: Interestingly, this seems reminiscent of North Table Mountain in Golden, Colorado...but it seems bigger.


Location: CO : Golden : North Table Mountain/Golden... : Table Top Area : Lying on the Ground (5.11d)
By: Leo Paik When: May 8, 2013

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Comments: That jug to the right now wiggles significantly.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Sherwood Forest : The Prince and The Pauper (5.10a)
By: Leo Paik When: May 4, 2013

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Comments: Greg, it is possible that you posted it as a condition report? If so, those disappear after some time.


Location: CO : Boulder : Flatirons : Central : Finger Flatiron
By: Leo Paik When: Apr 27, 2013

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Comments: Mallory Cave is permanently closed to human use to reduce the chance of introducing white-nose syndrome. The area surrounding Mallory Cave will be closed unti Oct. 1 to protect Townsend's big-eared bats.


Location: CO : Boulder : Flatirons : South
By: Leo Paik When: Apr 27, 2013

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Comments: Mallory Cave, Harmon Cave, and Seal View Cave are permanently closed to human use to reduce the chance of introducing white-nose syndrome.


Location: CO : Crested Butte : Skyland Boulders : The Joint Boulder : Overhang Project (V10+)
By: Leo Paik When: Apr 26, 2013

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Comments: One reason may be that the way the website it programmed, you have to enter a difficulty rating in order for the database to accept the submission.


Location: CO : Colorado Springs : Garden of the Gods : North Gateway Rock : North Face / North End : Anaconda (5.11c)
By: Leo Paik When: Apr 24, 2013

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Comments: Dancesatmoonrise, calling 719.634.6666, they said North Gateway on the West side, Tourist Gully is closed up on the top and access to the top of North Gateway is closed. The East face is closed. The Tower of Babel of closed. Some routes on the low west side are open, like Cowboy Boot Crack. Anaconda is closed. There is posted signage. Hope that helps!


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : The Bastille : The Bastille - N Face : ... : Photo
By: Leo Paik When: Apr 22, 2013

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Comments: I'm guessing the angle makes it look weird, but it appears the belayer is anchored to the 2 bolt anchor with chains ~60' up.


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Redgarden Wall : Redgarden - Roof Routes : Downpressor Man (5.12b)
By: Leo Paik When: Apr 14, 2013

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Comments: Ken, I recall watching Mark do this without all the intermediates, and that is why I commented as above.


Location: CO : San Luis Valley : Penitente Canyon
By: Leo Paik When: Apr 3, 2013

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Comments: Individual Sites $11.00 per night Maximum limits - 2 vehicles (plus 1 trailer) - 6 people - 2 tents
Group Sites $20.00 per night Maximum limits - 4 vehicles (plus 1 trailer) - 15 people - 5 tents QUIET HOURS including generators: 10 pm - 7 am
PENITENTE CANYON
-9 walk-in Tent sites
-4 Drive-in Tent/Camper sites
-2 Group Sites
-5 Toilets (vault type)
WITCHES CANYON
-8 Walk-in tent sites
-No camping allowed 1/2 mile beyond trailhead
-No restroom/no trash collection - pack it in, pack it out
ROCK G... more >>


Location: CO : Estes Park Valley
By: Leo Paik When: Mar 31, 2013

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Comments: The ticks are out. We came home with a half dozen on Friday.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon
By: Leo Paik When: Mar 18, 2013

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Comments: Consider tick checks, they are out!


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Coney Island : Pri-Moe (5.10d)
By: Leo Paik When: Mar 16, 2013

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Comments: It's still shedding. Sewing this up: #3.5 Camalot, 0.5, 0.75, 1, 2, red Alien. If you want to make it a touch harder, move left at the obvious jug/horizontal crack and do the arete briefly.


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : St. Vrain ice : Dry St. Vrain
By: Leo Paik When: Mar 11, 2013

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Comments: Thanks for pointing this out. As a result, I've edited in some changes to this section to incorporate the South, Middle, and North forks. I will incorporate the Dry St. Vrain fork in, too.

It was great to get out and climb there with you. Thanks for sharing this!


Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road
By: Leo Paik When: Mar 9, 2013

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Comments: Tod, we don't have any pathetic morons around here, just normal ones. ;)


Location: CO : Denver South : Castlewood Canyon SP : Wendell Spire : Photo
By: Leo Paik When: Mar 8, 2013

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Comments: Maybe a better question, does it freeze up into a pillar?


Location: CO : Boulder : Flatirons : North : Gregory Canyon (including T... : ... : Photo
By: Leo Paik When: Feb 17, 2013

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Comments: If that is a Dyneema or Spectra sling, be wary of using it for protection purposes due to its low melting point and friction likely generated using it for aiding.


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : St. Vrain ice : U.S. 36
By: Leo Paik When: Feb 11, 2013

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Comments: From Jim Detterline:

The only other ice route that I did in the Hwy 36 corridor was behind a Rev. ? house just northwest of Pinewood Springs. It was high up on the hill behind the Rev.'s house in a dihedral, and was short (60'?) and difficult (WI5?) - sorry but I didn't have time to do a thorough search of my journals tonight. The climb itself was on US Forest Service land, and to be considerate to the Rev. (who wasn't home anyway), I hike a long way around to get to the climb. This one ... more >>


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : St. Vrain ice : U.S. 36 : Unknown (M3)
By: Leo Paik When: Feb 11, 2013

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Comments: This is a forwarding of an email that Jim Detterline provided:

Thanks for sharing this ice climb news with me. It brings back old memories!

I first climbed it on March 11, 1994, but this was not the first ascent. According to my journal, I was told of this route by Lawrence Stuemke, former CMS guide who had done a lot of new rock routes in the Estes Park area at that time. A guy that I named only as "Andy" working at Komito Boots gave me the specific directions to this climb, which no o... more >>


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : St. Vrain ice : U.S. 36
By: Leo Paik When: Feb 10, 2013

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Comments: Distant memories when I chatted with Jim Detterline a number of years back...I think he told me about 3-4 little pitches he had done along this way.


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : St. Vrain ice : U.S. 36 : Unknown (M3)
By: Leo Paik When: Feb 10, 2013

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Comments: There is a chance that Jim Detterline has done this. He's told me about a number of short ice pitches he had done along the way between Lyons & Estes Park. This sounds like one of them.


Location: Colorado : The 2012-13 Colorado Ice Co... : Post : Photo
By: Leo Paik When: Feb 4, 2013

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Comments: This may be the line Greg Sievers mentioned in a comment / conditions bit. If so, he said he has never seen it come in before this year despite going there yearly, at least.


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