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Member Since: Jul 28, 2011
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Total Points: 19
Last Year: 10
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
Comments = 1



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All 15 | Routes | Areas | Photos 2 | Page Improvements | Comments 9 | Posts 1 | Stars 1 | Ratings 2

Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Rock Climbing Photo: Laura crushing up high.

Laura crushing up high.

CO : Colorado Springs : ... : End of an Era (5.8+)

Apr 24, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: Petit Grepon has the large gash starting up the mi...

Petit Grepon has the large gash starting up the middle and the Saber is on its right.

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Petit Grepon

Aug 10, 2012

Contributed Comments

 

Location: CO : South Platte : Elevenmile Canyon : Springer Gulch Wall : Surfing With The Alien (5.12a)
By: Matt M Jones When: Jul 9, 2016

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Comments: Glenn, thanks for the feedback. I will get back on the route soon (and not at the end of a long day hot day) and try and offer a grade. In any case, it's a very fun route with different types of climbing that keep you engaged all the way to the chains.


Location: CO : South Platte : Elevenmile Canyon : Springer Gulch Wall : Surfing With The Alien (5.12a)
By: Matt M Jones When: Jul 3, 2016

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Comments: This is an awesome route, but it felt harder than 12a to me. For example, Frozen in Time, which located at the ice box, felt much easier, yet it is also rated a 5.12a. Maybe I just need to figure out some different beta. I would like to climb this route again before I give a grade. I am curious what others think an accurate grade for this route is.


Location: CO : South Platte : Elevenmile Canyon : Arch Rock : Persistence (5.9)
By: Matt M Jones When: Jun 11, 2016

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Comments: As a few others have said, the final pitch to the summit is much harder than 5.9 (closer to a hard 5.11 or 5.12).


Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road : The Bank : Poncho (5.8)
By: Matt M Jones When: May 8, 2016

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Comments: My mom was leading this route today and pulled off a large (2 foot diameter) piece of rock. The rock missed my dad who was belaying, but mom took a bad fall and shattered her ankle and will need surgery. We have never had a problem in the past with loose rock on this route. Please be careful on this one.


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : The Bastille : The Bastille - N Face : ... : Photo
By: Matt M Jones When: Aug 15, 2015

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Comments: I just climbed Outer Space earlier today, and I do not remember the last pitch looking like that. Is this photo actually of a different climb?


Location: CO : Colorado Springs : Garden of the Gods : Twin Spires : Red Twin
By: Matt M Jones When: Nov 3, 2013

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Comments: I lead Potholes today and then top roped a line between Potholes and that runout 5.8 that is 25 feet left of Potholes. I have not found any info on this line. The first 20 feet are the best with a large throw left and then a difficult match fighting the barn door. This felt somewhere in the 5.11 range to me. I am also 6'4", so the throw left could be much more difficult for someone shorter. I saw some chalk on the line, so I was just wondering who else has climb this and what there thoughts were... more >>


Location: CO : Colorado Springs : Old Stage Road : Saint Peter's Overlook : The Martyr (5.9)
By: Matt M Jones When: Jul 23, 2013

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Comments: Felt much easier than a 9+, but the last place I climbed before this was Turkey Rocks.


Location: CO : Alpine Rock : RMNP - Rock : Petit Grepon : South Face (5.8)
By: Matt M Jones When: Aug 9, 2012

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Comments: I climbed the route yesterday on Wed 8/8. I lost a green linkcam I think at the final belay ledge. Not sure what happened, but I think it may have just wiggled off my harness without me noticing or I possibly left it in the wall there. If anyone finds it, please email me at jonesm101@gmail.com or text my cell at (616)648-9286. I know it's a long shot but figured I would at least try. Other than that, the route was amazing. Thanks.


Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road : Cactus Cliff : Funkdemental (5.11a)
By: Matt M Jones When: Feb 20, 2012

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Comments: I agree with Germsauce. I found it to be easier than an 11, but I am also 6'4'". Awesome route, my favorite at Shelf for the moment.


Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
re: Advice for Moab PleaseSouthern Utah DesertsMatt M JonesApr 6, 2016

Contributed Stars

Name Quality Location

South Face 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Petit Grepon

Contributed Ratings

Name Established Rating Suggested Rating Location

South Face

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Petit Grepon

The Martyr

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

CO : Colorado Springs : ... : Saint Peter's Overlook


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