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Location: WV : Seneca Rocks : South Peak - West Face : Neck Press (5.7)
By: Naz When: Oct 20, 2014

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Comments: In Tony Barnes 2006 book this is rated 7+. The cruxes are more sustained than other Seneca 5.7s. The second pitch could be done with a squeeze chimney variation instead of staying outside the corner. Easily can link pitch 2 & 3 or escape left after pitch 2 to access critter wall.


Location: WV : Seneca Rocks : South Peak - West Face : Crispy Critter (5.7)
By: Naz When: Oct 20, 2014

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Comments: The guidebook (Tony Barnes 2006) gives it a 5.7+. I don't recommend this climb for a budding 5.7 trad leader who is unfamiliar with finger crack climbing. There is a way to escape the crux by moving left to another crack - more licheny and called Old Man's Escape variation.


Location: OR : Central Oregon : Smith Rock : (m) Smith Rock Group : (1) Northeast Face : Sky Chimney (5.7)
By: Naz When: May 28, 2012

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Comments: p1 has bolts, if you stay on the ramp atop of the large flake; otherwise chimney is a 25' awkward unprotectable grunt.

Pay heed to warning about the belay stance atop pitch 2, there was some tat when we did it, best to probably build anchor at the crack on the left of the belay. Lots of birds nest along this route.

Pitch 3 goes to a scary crumbly ledge, then it's a scramble to the top. This is adventure climbing, with great exposure. Two 70m ropes tied together will get you to the... more >>


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Name Quality Location

Roaring Brook Falls WI3+

NY : Adirondacks : ... : Giant Mountain

Ants' Line 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

NY : The Gunks : ... : i. High E

Quadrophenia AKA Bara Bara 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13

NY : Adirondacks : ... : Hurricane Crag

Something Interesting 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

NY : The Gunks : ... : e. The Mac Wall (Something ...

Straight Up and Stiff 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Diamond Point

Black and Tan 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Fantasy Area

Ken's Crack 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

NY : The Gunks : ... : a. The Uberfall

Sword 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

NY : Adirondacks : ... : Beer Walls

Rockaholic 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

NY : Adirondacks : ... : Beer Walls

Ursula 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

NY : The Gunks : ... : i. High E

Frogland 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

NV : Red Rock : ... : Whiskey Peak

Positive Reinforcement WI4-

NY : Adirondacks : ... : Chapel Pond and Chapel Pond...

Positive Thinking WI5-

NY : Adirondacks : ... : Poke-O-Moonshine

Irene's Arete 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

WY : Grand Teton National Park : Disappointment Peak

Scarface 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

UT : Moab Area : ... : Scarface

Cave Route 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

UT : Moab Area : ... : Battle of the Bulge Buttres...

Tendonitis WI3-4

NY : Adirondacks : ... : North Face of Pitchoff

Forever Wild 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

NY : Adirondacks : ... : Hurricane Crag

Battle of the Bulge 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c

UT : Moab Area : ... : Battle of the Bulge Buttres...

5.10 Corner 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b

UT : Moab Area : ... : Donnelly Canyon

Bad Rad Duality 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b

UT : Moab Area : ... : Supercrack Buttress

Incredible Hand Crack 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b

UT : Moab Area : ... : Supercrack Buttress

Three Pines 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a

NY : The Gunks : ... : e. The Mac Wall (Something ...

Remission 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Diamond Point

Kurt Albert Gedachtnisweg 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Third Buttress

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