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Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Rock Climbing Photo: Warning shot...

Warning shot...

Feb 26, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: Haul on top of Zodiac

Haul on top of Zodiac

Forums : Big Wall and Aid Climbing : ... : Post

Feb 24, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: Swivel arrangement

Swivel arrangement

Forums : Big Wall and Aid Climbing : ... : Post

Apr 13, 2013

Rock Climbing Photo: Russian Aider Pic

Russian Aider Pic

Forums : Big Wall and Aid Climbing : ... : Post

Feb 20, 2011

Contributed Comments

 

Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Belle Campground Area : Belle Campground : Castle Rock : ... : Half Crack (5.3)
By: Moof When: Feb 5, 2016

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Comments: Bouldery start. Felt 5.5. Used 2x #5 C4 sized for the whole thing, just walked them up. Used #2,3,4 for an anchor.


Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Hidden Valley Campground : The Old Woman : The Old Woman - West Face : Double Cross (5.7+)
By: Moof When: Jan 7, 2016

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Comments: My preferred way to protect the start is to slot a large hex over my head while standing at the bast of the crack. You can then slot a fist (meat stopper) vertically right above the hex. Way bomber.


Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Hidden Valley Campground : Intersection Rock : Bat Crack (5.5)
By: Moof When: Jan 7, 2016

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Comments: Good route. Getting up into the chimney start is the crux. Bring knee pads. The upper low angle grovel crack is a hoot. Large hexes can be better than cams for pro due to the irregular crack. Save a few 0.5-1# pieces for building an anchor. Probably the most physical 5.5 I have ever climbed.


Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Hidden Valley Campground : Intersection Rock : Drawstring (5.8)
By: Moof When: Jan 7, 2016

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Comments: Used less wide stuff than I expected, a singles form 3" to 7" is plenty. Still found the need for #0.75-#2,which surprised me. Getting from the "trough" on to the face is indeed a bit exciting, the upper slab is run-out but no big deal. Would do it again. Bat Crack is probably a good warm up right next door (another gravely/grovely good time romp)


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Washington Column : Mideast Crisis (5.8 A2)
By: Moof When: Dec 22, 2010

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Comments: Extra comments (Beta above is awesome):

Planck's Roof Variation is an excellent alternative to P2&3. Take 2x #5 (old school size), 2-3 #4.5 (old school side) and a couple #4's for the roof proper. At the end it is necessary to leap frog the big green cams, so you have to zip these back to your partner for him to re-aid. This variation is wild, and avoids the wettest pitches in spring.

P7's hateful flair can be avoided. Stay in the main crack , and don't go into the flair.... more >>


Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
re: Pre-order the new Yosemite Guidebook!Climbing Gear DiscussionMoofApr 24, 2016
re: Marking camsTrad ClimbingMoofApr 21, 2016
re: WTB BIG BRO 5FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUYMoofApr 20, 2016
re: Pre-order the new Yosemite Guidebook!Climbing Gear DiscussionMoofApr 18, 2016
re: Pre-order the new Yosemite Guidebook!Climbing Gear DiscussionMoofApr 17, 2016
re: Pre-order the new Yosemite Guidebook!Climbing Gear DiscussionMoofApr 15, 2016
re: WTB Valley Giant Cams and Blue Big BroClimbing Gear DiscussionMoofApr 14, 2016
re: Big wall transition sequenceBig Wall and Aid ClimbingMoofApr 13, 2016
re: 2:1 Haul Setup - Rate my riggingBig Wall and Aid ClimbingMoofApr 13, 2016
re: Big wall transition sequenceBig Wall and Aid ClimbingMoofApr 12, 2016
re: 2:1 Haul Setup - Rate my riggingBig Wall and Aid ClimbingMoofApr 12, 2016
re: Nuts Nuts and more NutsClimbing Gear DiscussionMoofApr 10, 2016
re: Rotating biner instead of a swivelBig Wall and Aid ClimbingMoofApr 9, 2016
re: Big wall transition sequenceBig Wall and Aid ClimbingMoofApr 9, 2016
re: Big wall transition sequenceBig Wall and Aid ClimbingMoofApr 9, 2016
re: fifi alternatives?Big Wall and Aid ClimbingMoofApr 8, 2016
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