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Rock Climbing Photo: In Lofoten, Norway

Member Since: Mar 14, 2008
Last Visit: Sep 23, 2015
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
Comments = 1

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Location: NV : Red Rock : Photo
By: Michael Collins When: Sep 22, 2015

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Comments: johnnymuir: Yeah, it's silly, he had it hanging on his harness too. He was not paying much attention to me neither... Maybe not the right belayer for a hardcore route like this, but it was a take or leave it situation. I just had to go for it.

Location: NV : Red Rock : Photo
By: Michael Collins When: Apr 21, 2010

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Comments: After I bagged an exposed line up the southern arete (photo here: ) my friend climbed this bold line up the west face. Not as exposed but the protection was thinner.

Location: NV : Red Rock : Photo
By: Michael Collins When: Apr 21, 2010

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Comments: It's hard to see due to the shade but there is a Camalot #4 stuck right in there. We did it with one 60m rope but it did involve some sketchy down climbing though.

Location: NV : Red Rock : Juniper Canyon : Jackrabbit Buttress : Geronimo (5.6)
By: Michael Collins When: May 5, 2008

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Comments: I don't understand some of the comments about this route, we thought it was great.
It doesn't top out: There are plenty of quality routes in RR that don't top out.
There is no line: I can only remember the second half of P2 not following any line. The P4 arete was pretty straight forward. Besides, I can recall route wondering and needing to read route descriptions to not go wrong on many climbs. The Olive Oil traverse for example.
Rock quality on P1: No problems with quality. Perhaps it is becau... more >>

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