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Member Since: Oct 20, 2004
Last Visit: May 22, 2015
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
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Location: SD : Spearfish Canyon : Sunshine : Land of the Shorties : Sylvester Sidewalk (5.8-)
By: Ramo D When: Jun 18, 2014

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Comments: Laid back route that didn't seem typical for the area. Lots of edges and some pockets when needed. Not strenuous and requires thoughtful climbing.

Location: SD : Spearfish Canyon : Black Betty Wall : Black Betty (5.9+)
By: Ramo D When: Jun 17, 2014

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Comments: The start was steep and powerful and the crux came at the last bolt. Easy to get to. Wild mini-gardens in the pockets. Wild!

Location: SD : Custer State Park : Sylvan Lake : Outlets : Youbet Jorasses : Inner Course (5.4)
By: Ramo D When: Jun 11, 2014

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Comments: Can you get off this route with a 70m rope or do you need doubles?

Location: CO : Golden : Golden Gate Canyon SP : The Grendel : The Monster Mash (5.9+)
By: Ramo D When: Jun 8, 2014

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Comments: Climbed this today and the moves don't seem out of line with 5.8ish, but the sequences are tricky. Getting around the 2nd roof was a bit of a puzzle, and then the last move to the anchors takes commitment. Warm-up on other routes before taking this one on.

Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : RMNP - Mixed/Ice : Bear Lake Trailheads : Odessa Gorge : ... : North Face (which actually ... (5.7 WI3)
By: Ramo D When: Nov 12, 2007

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Comments: Route is still in good shape with the exception of Pitch 2. The ice is pretty ratty simply due to the amount of traffic, but there is abundant rock pro on the left side of this pitch. (Red and yellow Camalots). Not much snow above the climb. The descent gully is virtually snow free. Pitched climb with screws, light rock rack, and 60M rope.

Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : RMNP - Mixed/Ice : Bear Lake Trailheads : Odessa Gorge : ... : East Couloir (WI2)
By: Ramo D When: Oct 25, 2005

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Comments: Climbed this 10-23-2005 with Chris and Brent. The first 800' of the climb consisted of hiking up firm, 40 degree recent snow. Ice and snow from last season was only visable in patches. The last 200' involved 60 to 70 degree alpine ice. Options to escape exist to climbers left. We avoided the left escape and tackled the headwall / cornice directly. The alpine ice at the top protected easily with a picket down lower and ice screws near the top. It was a fun alpine romp in a great setting. ... more >>

Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : RMNP - Mixed/Ice : Long's Peak/Mt. Meeker Cirq... : Martha (5.5 WI2+ M2-3)
By: Ramo D When: Oct 31, 2004

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Comments: An excellent 800' of climbing in a spectacular setting. The climb is deeply inset and sheltered from the wind. We found the climb to be spicier and much more mixed than it looked! The ice was almost absent from the first two constrictions and the climbing consisted of trying to get purchase on decomposing rock while thrunching through the a slushy. The steep snow past the second constriction was in fine shape, 12" of snow in the base of a 50 degree flared chimney. The final three ice sectio... more >>

Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : RMNP - Mixed/Ice : Glacier Gorge Trailhead Ice : Loch Vale & uphill : Northwest Face Route - That... (WI3-4)
By: Ramo D When: Oct 20, 2004

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Comments: Climbed this last Sunday, 10/17. The approach is virtually snow free. The first ice pitch is wet, covered in snow and spooky. The snow slog pitch does not have much snow on it. The upper ice pitches are extensive. There are at least three separate lines to the top of the ice. The ice in the upper part was blue and bomber.

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