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Location: CO : Gunnison : Black Canyon of the Gunniso... : South Rim Routes : Tague Yer Time (5.12)
By: NickSchlichtman When: May 29, 2016

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Comments: Just phenomenal rock climbing. The 5.12 pitches are getting a lot of love in the comments. The 5.11 climbing is pretty great as well and really tie the climb together making it into the beautiful route it is. Just don't want those pitches to feel left out....

Noah and I did it in 2 days. Day 2 felt like a fight. Maybe due to lack of fitness and too much whiskey during our night at the bivy. I'm in awe of those doing the route in a day....


Location: CO : South Platte : Turkey Rocks : Turkey Tail : I Turkey/ Resurrection (5.12a)
By: NickSchlichtman When: Apr 24, 2016

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Comments: Bolts are scary on this thing. Buttonheads with spinners. Just an FYI.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : Wall of the '90s : .30-06 (5.12a)
By: NickSchlichtman When: Feb 28, 2016

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Comments: Still pretty new to the area, so may not be qualified to say, but this has got to be one of the best crack climbs in the Front Range! A super fun and sporty sequence halfway up gives you a break in case you are fed up with all of bomber jamming. A really nice, long pitch.

If hearing about old pins scares makes you timid about hopping on things, don't let it on this. It's already been said, but good gear can be had where ever pins have been placed (I didn't clip any of the pins). Get on this tha... more >>


Location: CO : Steamboat Springs : South of Town : Stagecoach Dam Area
By: NickSchlichtman When: Sep 26, 2015

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Comments: What about the basalt cliffs at this area, right by the damn/reservoir? They ripe for picking?


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : *Winslow Areas : *East Clear Creek : Winslow Wall : ... : Anti-Venom (5.11+)
By: NickSchlichtman When: Jun 16, 2014

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Comments: "Rowdy" was used to define this route to me and I would agree. Fun and somewhat committing (but safe) moves throughout. Glad I got on this. A great mixed route.


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : *Winslow Areas : *East Clear Creek : Winslow Wall : ... : God Save the Queen (5.12c)
By: NickSchlichtman When: Jun 16, 2014

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Comments: Short route with fun, powerful movement throughout. Looks like 2 possible sequences possible once established on the flake. Ended up going right. Definitely not to be missed!


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : *Winslow Areas : *East Clear Creek : Winslow Wall : ... : Sh'ash Nizhitl (The Bear th... (5.12c)
By: NickSchlichtman When: May 26, 2014

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Comments: Easy terrain on softer rock to the high first bolt. Could protect with a cam. Technical and thin crux to good rest, then easier but sustained crimping to chains. Great movement on this one.


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : *Isolation Canyon : Main Wall - North : Intermission (5.11c)
By: NickSchlichtman When: Nov 10, 2013

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Comments: The second pitch of this route is amazing, sustained with thin positive holds, 2 very fun challenging cruxes. Not to be missed.


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : *Isolation Canyon : Finktion Wall : Finktion Arete (5.11c)
By: NickSchlichtman When: May 30, 2013

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Comments: I think the 2 times Ive been on this route ive finished both left and right around the arete. Dont remember which one felt easier.


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : *Queen Creek Canyon : Lower Devil's Canyon : The Refuge : ... : L.S.D. (5.10a)
By: NickSchlichtman When: Nov 29, 2012

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Comments: Very fun route! Bolted very well. Fun consistent movement to the top.


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : *Queen Creek Canyon : Lower Devil's Canyon : The Refuge : ... : The Torch
By: NickSchlichtman When: Nov 29, 2012

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Comments: Area is still pretty chossy. I would suggest bringing a helmet along. Bits of loose rock were flying off the routes all day. Theres definitely some solid stuff, just needs to clean up a bit.

Thanks to those who put the work into the area and thanks for sharing all the route info including a pretty nice pdf/guide.


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : *Queen Creek Canyon : Lower Devil's Canyon : The Refuge : ... : Bee's Brunch (5.7)
By: NickSchlichtman When: Nov 29, 2012

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Comments: As far as I could tell there are not anchors for this climb. You can however build a natural anchor at the top, belay your partner up, and then do an easy down climb to get back to the "lunch slab".


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : *Queen Creek Canyon : Lower Devil's Canyon : The Refuge : ... : Live and Let Dyno (5.11c/d)
By: NickSchlichtman When: Nov 29, 2012

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Comments: Dont let the name scare you off. Can be done completely static. Still a lot of loose rock at the base of the torch. Fun route that puts you in a very cool/exposed position.


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : *Isolation Canyon : Finktion Wall : Finktion Arete (5.11c)
By: NickSchlichtman When: Nov 15, 2012

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Comments: I would suggest extending some draws beneath the bulges starting at the very first bolt to avoid bad rope drag near the top.


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : *Queen Creek Canyon : Atlantis : Neptune (5.10a)
By: NickSchlichtman When: Nov 14, 2012

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Comments: Looks like a bolt has been added between the anchors and last bolt (as you come out around the roof into the short dihedral). Feels much less sketchy now than the previous comments are suggesting. Thanks to whoever did it.


Location: NV : Red Rock : Oak Creek Canyon : Eagle Wall : Levitation 29 (5.11b/c)
By: NickSchlichtman When: Sep 28, 2012

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Comments: Can you rap this route if you top out? Or is it easier at this point to just hike the descent?


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : *Isolation Canyon : Main Wall - Center : No White Flag (5.12a)
By: NickSchlichtman When: Aug 17, 2012

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Comments: In my opinion this is one of the best lines out here. Very fun movement and pretty sustained with a couple cruxy sections. Definitely full value. Not to be missed.


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : *Isolation Canyon : Main Wall - South : Angel Wing (5.10b/c)
By: NickSchlichtman When: Aug 17, 2012

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Comments: Was on this today and noticed a loose, sizeable block on the 2nd 5.10 pitch. It was a few moves past the small roof maybe 10 feet below the anchors. I pulled on it without knowing (its an obvious jug) it was loose and it definitely scared me. I dont think it is necessarily going anywhere soon but it would do some damage to the belayer if it did. A crowbar could definitely remove it if anyone else thinks it appropriate to get it off the route. Removing it would not change the climbs grade or qual... more >>


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : *Isolation Canyon : Main Wall - Center : Everything's Gone Green (5.9)
By: NickSchlichtman When: Apr 23, 2012

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Comments: This is a great route for those new to the trad game. Good stances throughout to sort through gear and the placements were very straightforward. Super fun!


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : *Isolation Canyon : Main Wall - North : Shadow Play (5.6)
By: NickSchlichtman When: Apr 23, 2012

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Comments: Did this for my first trad lead as well. Linked as one long pitch. Great stances to place gear and placing gear was very straight forward and obvious. Thought there was one section that may be considered run out if you dont have any larger cams (think I placed a #4 and was glad I had it). Very fun and easy climb.



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