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Contributed Routes

Name Rating Type Location Date

Turn the Page (FA)

5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c R (3)

Trad, 1 pitch, 80'

CO : Lumpy Ridge : ... : J-Crack Slab Area

Jun 1, 2005

Decisions

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a (3)

Trad, 1 pitch, 90'

CO : Lumpy Ridge : ... : Renaissance Wall

May 22, 2005

The Frame

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (3)

Trad, 1 pitch, 70'

CO : Lumpy Ridge : Lens Rock

Apr 19, 2005

Batmobile (FA)

5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b X (1)

Trad, 2 pitches

CO : Lumpy Ridge : Batman Pinnacle

Oct 1, 2004

Heavenly Journey

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b X (2)

Trad, 2 pitches, 220'

CO : Lumpy Ridge : The Pear

Jul 25, 2003

Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Scott D. follows the crux splitter.

Scott D. follows the crux splitter.

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Topnotch (5.11b)

May 7, 2006

Jim B. crimping down on Spear Me the Details, this is the 5.11b pitch.

Jim B. crimping down on Spear Me the Details, this is the 5.11b pitch.

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Spear Me the Details (5.11d)

Apr 28, 2006

Nate on traverse belayed by Edward Corder II

Nate on traverse belayed by Edward Corder II

CO : Lumpy Ridge : ... : Finger Lickin' Good (5.11a)

Jan 22, 2004

Nate A. and S. Kimball

Nate A. and S. Kimball

CO : Lumpy Ridge : ... : Finger Lickin' Good (5.11a)

Jan 21, 2004

Contributed Comments

 

Location: CO : Alpine Rock : RMNP - Rock : The Golden Shower Wall : Photo
By: Nate A When: Aug 24, 2010

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Comments: This must be a joke? I haven't found a partner for the weekend, but it seems like there is some work to be done....


Location: CO : Estes Park Valley : CO Hwy 7 & Tributaries : The Crags : Crosswinds : Photo
By: Nate A When: Jul 22, 2010

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Comments: Jason S., I know we haven't been up to the CROSSWINDS in a couple of years, but do you think there are bolts on that proud, trad, headpoint? We should probably spray more, eh?


Location: CO : Estes Park Valley : CO Hwy 7 & Tributaries : The Crags : Crosswinds
By: Nate A When: Jul 20, 2010

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Comments: Awwwww, it hit came to me, this crag has also been known as Crosswinds, according to Kimball....


Location: CO : Estes Park Valley : CO Hwy 7 & Tributaries : The Crags : Crosswinds : Photo
By: Nate A When: Jul 20, 2010

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Comments: Really? E.P.?


Location: CO : Estes Park Valley : CO Hwy 7 & Tributaries : The Crags : Crosswinds
By: Nate A When: Jul 20, 2010

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Comments: Aren't there some existing Scott Kimball routes on the south end of this crag? Also seem to remember finding a fixed pin on the south face of the pinnacle like formation. Trying to remember what he was calling it several years ago?


Location: CO : Alpine Rock : RMNP - Rock : Taylor Peak
By: Nate A When: Dec 16, 2007

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Comments: I think I looked down on this face while on a ridge scramble this summer, what I saw was really impressive, would you access this from Sky Pond cirque?


Location: CO : Stashed Pad Removal Days
By: Nate A When: Aug 4, 2007

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Comments: I agree with skiclimber, an organized event like this has a way of falling into the wrong hands, especially in the beaurocratic, desk confined world of park management. I also know that if I was a pebbler with a stashed pad and heard about this event, which I am sure most already have, I would pull it for this weekend and return it the next. I think it is far better to use the fear tactic, that is the fear of your stashed pad being gone when you return to use it, than it is to raise awareness ... more >>


Location: CO : Estes Park Valley : Lumpy Ridge : The Book : Isis Buttress : ... : Photo
By: Nate A When: May 15, 2006

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Comments: Funny, I haven't been on this route since last summer, but damn I look good with dark hair


Location: CO : Estes Park Valley : Twin Owls Parking Lot - Upd...
By: Nate A When: Apr 22, 2006

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Comments: FYI: While recently hiking down from the Crescent Wall area my partner and I were stopped by an NPS trail crew employee who was holding all trail traffic while blasting at the new parking lot. Talking to him about the new trail location he advised me that it would stay as it currently is, heading north uphill to the junction where you head east to Gem Lake or west to the existing parking lot.


Location: CO : Estes Park Valley : Lumpy Ridge : The Bookend
By: Nate A When: Oct 18, 2005

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Comments: I guess I'm out of the loop, but where is this slab that Spanky bolted? I hope it's not just L. or R. of the Winds of Fortune 1st pitch. I toproped the L. hand line last spring, noting the holds probably wouldn't last more than a few ascents, [definitely] not worth adding bolts. The rock quality on the R. hand line didn't appear much better.


Location: CO : Alpine Rock : RMNP - Rock : Cathedral Wall : Sublime Buttress (5.11 R)
By: Nate A When: Aug 9, 2005

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Comments: Pitch 6: Lieback up a left facing flake, right off the belay, heading towards a large roof directly above. Climb up to the roof and out the left side, then angle right, following discontinous cracks, to the small ledge with a bolt. 110', 5.10+ R/X, with some dubious rock quality. Don't go out the right side of the roof. My partner attempted this, after much deliberation over Ryan's route description for this pitch, and found extremely bad rock, no gear and difficult climbing. Overall, good... more >>


Location: CO : Estes Park Valley : Lumpy Ridge : The Book : The Pages Wall Area : Perelandra (5.11a)
By: Nate A When: Aug 6, 2005

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Comments: Alan, are you wearing cut off, [Daisy Duke] shorts in the photo at the belay above the crux below, and if you are do they require special underwear?


Location: CO : Estes Park Valley : Lumpy Ridge
By: Nate A When: Jun 14, 2005

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Comments: AC, the pitch you were on used to be the first pitch of Bosch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, it was chopped quite a few years ago. The bolts you saw and clipped are some that have been replaced by locals in an effort to fix up the route.


Location: CO : Estes Park Valley : Lumpy Ridge : The Book : The Pages Wall Area : New Music (5.11+ R)
By: Nate A When: Mar 18, 2005

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Comments: The lone bolt on the 2nd pitch replaced on 3-17-05. Looks like someone felt bad about the retrobolt added to the first pitch and removed it.


Location: CO : Alpine Rock : RMNP - Rock : Glacier Gorge : Spearhead : Obviously Four Believers (5.11a)
By: Nate A When: Mar 15, 2005

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Comments: The first bolt on pitch 7 of this route is missing the hanger. Found this out last July while climbing Three Stoners, no way to back it up that I could find. A fall here would land you right on the belay.


Location: CO : Estes Park Valley : Lumpy Ridge : Sundance Buttress : Idiot Wind (5.10c)
By: Nate A When: Jan 3, 2005

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Comments: The belay station after the crux traverse has been updated with 2 new 3/8'' bolts, noticed this after an ascent on 01-02-05, but I think they were replaced last fall. I think it now works best to combine pitches 4 and 5 as one, then an easy scramble to the rap ledge.


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