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Soloing at Carderock MD. December 2013

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Location: CO : Alpine Rock : RMNP - Rock : Glacier Gorge : Chiefshead Northeast Face : Cowboys and Indians (5.11c)
By: Maxito When: Sep 26, 2015

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Comments: Another viable option for pitch 7 is to belay on the ramp atop pitch 6 and move the belay [right] to below a left-facing arcing hand and fist crack (see attached photo), effectively climbing the feature between Cowboys and Indians and Risky Business on Rossiter's topo. You end up on the same big ledge but closer to the upper pitches. The crack goes at about 5.11, and while the rest of the route does not require much large gear, two #2, and #3 Camalots would be useful for this pitch.
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Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Rincon : Rincon - Center Route & R : Another Pipeline Bonecrushe... (5.12c)
By: Maxito When: May 18, 2015

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Comments: Currently no fixed wires in the crack. 2x (blue Alien/purple Metolius), 1x 0.3 Camalot, and 1x 0.75 Camalot supplement the 3 bolts and chains nicely.

Location: NM : Las Cruces Area Climbing : Organ Mountains : The High Horns : The Tooth : ... : Photo
By: Maxito When: May 19, 2014

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Comments: Im sure someone has already freed the roof traverse in this photo, but I thought I would mention it because I think it presents a pretty cool way to enter the upper pitches on the tooth. Something like, funky 5.10 moves to gain the crack to a face traverse crux where the crack pinches down, to eventually gain the fist lip, something like super techy 5.11. Pretty cool bit of crack climbing in an awesome setting..

Location: CO : Boulder : Flatirons : South : Seal Rock : Sea of Joy (5.13a A0)
By: Maxito When: May 18, 2012

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Comments: If anyone is curious as to the current status of the hardware on this route, I've got a whole slew of photos I would be happy to share. In any other circumstance, I would probably vote for a re-quipping, but it's hard to justify this when all of the other 'vertical' climbs at Seal Rock seem to be a testament to bold free climbing....

Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : The Dome
By: Maxito When: Oct 29, 2010

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Comments: The Dome is on FIRE! Right now!

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