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Member Since: Aug 6, 2010
Last Visit: Apr 28, 2016
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
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Location: NH : *Rumney : The Hinterlands : Ale 8 (5.12a/b)
By: Michael Swartz When: Apr 28, 2016

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Comments: Several very large holds felt hollow and poorly attached--I wouldn't recommend climbing this until someone cleans it up quite a bit.

Location: NM : Taos Area : Vista Verde Crag : 1. Bat Cave : Path to Enlightenment (5.12b)
By: Michael Swartz When: Nov 23, 2013

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Comments: As of October 2013, 4th bolt (I think) had a big chalked X on it, as well as several large holds around it. Unclear if the rock the bolt is in is actually bad, but seems likely.

Location: NV : Red Rock : Sandstone Quarry : Sonic Youth Cliff : Sonic Youth (5.11d)
By: Michael Swartz When: Nov 23, 2013

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Comments: As of November '13, one of the bolts up high (4th or 5th?--there was at least one more on the steep part after it) was about an inch out of the hole. I hand-tightened, but it still seems pretty sketchy.

Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Supercrack Buttress : Twin Cracks (5.8+)
By: Michael Swartz When: Sep 4, 2013

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Comments: Second pitch: it's very good, a little harder than the first pitch. Bring a #4 C4 and bump it or bring two of them and you'll be fine (also several 3s, I believe). Mostly laybacking in the beginning, with multiple cracks to choose from at times.

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