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Rock Climbing Photo: 1/2 way up WG

Member Since: Jul 23, 2011
Last Visit: Jan 15, 2015
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Point Rank: # 10,438
Total Points: 37
Last Year: 25
Last 30 Days: 0
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
Comments = 1

Where has Michael Smith been climbing?


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Location: UT : Moab Area : Castle Valley : Castleton Tower : Photo
By: Michael Smith When: Sep 5, 2013

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Comments: wow, seriously.

Location: NH : WM: Franconia Notch : Hounds Hump Ridge (Eaglet e... : The Eaglet : The West Chimney (5.7)
By: Michael Smith When: May 19, 2013

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Comments: FYI, the Eaglet is closed due to nesting falcons until July 2013

Location: NH : *Whitehorse Ledge : 2. South Buttress : Atlantis Area : Hotter Than Hell (5.9)
By: Michael Smith When: Apr 29, 2013

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Comments: I just got on this yesterday for the first time. my opinion is that you could hurt yourself if you blew it on the traverse, in agreement with a few others of you above. however, i didn't find those moves to be terribly challenging. i thought higher up the moves thinned out a bit, or at least, i had a harder time finding the holds. by that point though, you're in good shape and a fall wouldn't be dangerous (IMO). i plugged a few pieces of gear in addition to the bolts, and it didn't then seem run... more >>

Location: CT : Eastern Highlands : Ross Rocks
By: Michael Smith When: Mar 26, 2013

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Comments: my understanding is that there are/were only 3 sport routes there. we didn't check out the other 2 routes though as we were mostly there to climb the parking lot wall stuff. we couldn't pass up a chance to hike down and see something from a magazine cover though.

Location: CT : Eastern Highlands : Ross Rocks
By: Michael Smith When: Mar 24, 2013

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Comments: went to Ross today, and La Mesa has been chopped. yes, the one from the cover of Rock and Ice.

Location: TN : The Tennessee Wall : T-Wall East : Let's Face It! (5.7+)
By: Michael Smith When: Oct 28, 2012

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Comments: has some fun bits of climbing. you'll have about 6 ft of rope left if you climb the whole thing with a 60.

Location: TN : The Tennessee Wall : T-Wall East : Passages (5.8)
By: Michael Smith When: Oct 28, 2012

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Comments: the route is absolutely fantastic. however, i will say the gear at the top is tough. definitely could scare a beginner. get on it though.

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