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Name Rating Type Location Date

Hand Crack

5.4 4a 12 IV VD 3c R (1)

Trad, 2 pitches, 350'

CO : Flatirons : ... : East Ironing Board

Aug 5, 2013

Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Route conditions on 7/7/13, note the discontinuities halfway up and at the Leia finish.

Route conditions on 7/7/13, note the discontinuities halfway up and at the Leia finish.

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Comment

Jul 8, 2013

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Location: CO : Boulder : Flatirons : North : East Ironing Board : Hunka Hunka Burnin' Love (5.10b)
By: Page Weil When: Aug 5, 2013

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Comments: CAREFUL. Not only does this climb only have one bolt anchors, THE BOLT DOESN'T HAVE A HANGER RIGHT NOW. There is another anchor about 10 feet lower and out onto the east face of the Ironing Board, but it is aligned for a rap to the east, and a 70m rope does not reach the ground. WARNING WARNING WARNING. NO HANGER. NO WAY TO RAPPEL.

The threads on the bolt look new, but bring a hanger and nut on your next ascent.


Location: CO : Boulder : Flatirons : Central : Fifth Flatiron : East Face, North Side (5.3 R)
By: Page Weil When: Jul 20, 2013

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Comments: To echo other comments here, this is a heady lead or solo. The first two pitches have some spots where the good holds are few and far between. The climb will be runout regardless, but I think the key to avoiding terrain that is too blank is to move farther left into the next small crack. I avoided the crux below the first small tree by going far left to a large flake and liebacking up from there. If you get off route, you had better be prepared to hold your stance for a while until you find... more >>


Location: CO : Alpine Rock : Indian Peaks : Arapahoe Peaks : Skywalker Couloir
By: Page Weil When: Jul 8, 2013

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Comments: Climbed on June 7th (photos to come later).

The snow is near perfect from base to summit (firm not wet, perfect for kicking steps). There is a discontinuity about 1/3rd of the way up that can be avoided by some easy scrambling to climber's left.

There is a large gap between the top of Skywalker and the bottom of the Leia finish. The gap can only be passed by climbing 10' of rock on climber's right. In mountain boots and crampons, I would guess that the rock moves go at 5.4 or so (in app... more >>


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Practice Rock : Regular Route (5.11b)
By: Page Weil When: May 13, 2013

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Comments: I got my first taste of clean aid on this route this weekend. Really fun moves with consistently good gear.

To all the trad leaders, my hat goes off to you.


Location: CO : Alpine Rock : RMNP - Rock : Glacier Gorge : McHenry's Peak : NE Ridge or Arrowhead Arete
By: Page Weil When: Nov 6, 2012

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Comments: Did this route on 11/4/12. We did the approach from Solitude Lake, leaving the car ~4AM. Getting to the saddle with Arrowhead was not too difficult, though cold and windy. Once we were on the arete, early season snow on the rock slabs made for scary soloing. We roped up 3 pitches before the as the sun was setting. We did (3) 35m rappels to get us to walking terrain to get to Stoneman Pass. The descent from Stoneman was a long, snowy downclimb where we were nearly cliffed out numerous times... more >>


Location: CO : Mobile Apps: Completely Fre...
By: Page Weil When: May 23, 2012

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Comments: The app's functionality and interface are great; I think this will be a very useful tool at some point. My chief complaint with the Android app is that it cannot be stored on the SD card of my phone. Since this app takes up a lot of space, it is not practical to use unless I can move it off my phone; I have a ton of other apps that also require space on my phone's memory. If you fix this, I will pay whatever you charge for access to all my favorite areas!


Location: CO : Boulder : Flatirons : Central : Dum : Fumbledeedum (4th)
By: Page Weil When: Jun 29, 2011

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Comments: My friend and I did this yesterday and were nearly turned back; the first cave-like feature you see when you pass between the portions of the Third Stratum has collapsed. We decided, thankfully, to keep going and look for the rest of the route, only to find that the actual cave in the route description is the SECOND cave-like feature up the hill, and it is not caved in.

After the cave, the rest of the route is mixed scrambling and hiking. The route description in the Flatirons Guide... more >>


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Tuolumne Meadows : Cathedral Peak : Southeast Buttress (5.6)
By: Page Weil When: Sep 20, 2010

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Comments: Beautiful and easy climbing. Lots of pitches to practice your trad placements on. My partner and I started slightly left of center at the toe of the buttress and ended up on an "interesting" third pitch. There is a lieback crack between two completely blank walls. My partner did it as a difficult offwidth. The topo for the route on Supertopo labels this area as "not recommended"; i'd call it 5.10 at least.

At the chimney there was a minor bottleneck but at the belay station for... more >>


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : The Bihedral Area : The Riviera
By: Page Weil When: Jun 4, 2010

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Comments: Be especially careful when climbing in this area. My friend pulled a 600 lb chunk off just left of Bosch Blanket Bingo with almost no effort. If I had been distracted for a second by something else, I would be a pancake. As it was, I got away with a minor ankle injury and a bloodstream full of adrenaline.


Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
re: New Features for MP: What's ComingDiscuss MountainProject.comPage WeilNov 20, 2013
re: New Features for MP: What's ComingDiscuss MountainProject.comPage WeilNov 20, 2013
re: can u spot the safety issue ...General ClimbingPage WeilOct 4, 2013
re: Good canyoneering practice sites near Boulder?Colorado & Rocky Mountain RegionPage WeilAug 10, 2013
Good canyoneering practice sites near Boulder?Colorado & Rocky Mountain RegionPage WeilAug 9, 2013
re: Found Blue 3 Camelot in Boulder CanyonLost and FoundPage WeilAug 5, 2013
re: Third Flatiron closure has been lifted for 2013Colorado & Rocky Mountain RegionPage WeilJul 23, 2013
re: Riggers, SAR, Engineers: Help answer the hardest question on MP ever!Climbing Gear DiscussionPage WeilJul 19, 2013
Shelf Road Conditions?Colorado & Rocky Mountain RegionPage WeilNov 8, 2011
Jumar rigging for efficient ascending of a fixed line?Climbing Gear DiscussionPage WeilAug 2, 2010

Contributed Stars

Name Quality Location

Liberty Ridge AI2-3 Steep Snow

WA : Southwest Cascades : Mount Rainier

Primal Rib 5.5 4b 13 IV+ MS 4a R

CO : Flatirons : ... : Dreadnaught

Stairway to Heaven 5.3 3+ 10 III VD 3a

CO : Flatirons : ... : Ridge 1 aka Stairway to Hea...

Takin' Care of Business/ West Chimney 5.5 4b 13 IV+ MS 4a

CO : Flatirons : ... : Green Mountain Pinnacle

East Face North Side/Seal Rock 5.4 4a 12 IV VD 3c

CO : Flatirons : ... : Seal Rock

Direct Route 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b R

CO : Flatirons : ... : First Flatiron

North Face 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b R

CO : Flatirons : ... : The Maiden

Freeway 5.0 2- 4 I MM 1c

CO : Flatirons : ... : Second Flatiron

Angel's Way 5.2 3 8 II D 2c

CO : Flatirons : ... : Ridge 3 aka Angel's Way

Skywalker Couloir

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Arapahoe Peaks

Calypso 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Wind Tower - SW Face

Southeast Buttress 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Cathedral Peak

Second Pinnacle South Face 5.2 3 8 II D 2c

CO : Flatirons : ... : The Amphitheater

South Ridge

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Arapahoe Peaks

East Slab 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b

CO : Boulder Canyon : The Dome

Regular Route 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c

CO : Boulder Canyon : Practice Rock

Hatch 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b

CO : Flatirons : ... : Southern Dinosaur Egg

Atalanta 5.3 3+ 10 III VD 3a

CO : Flatirons : ... : First Flatiron

Verschneidung 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part A - Versc...

East Ridge 5.3 3+ 10 III VD 3a R

CO : Flatirons : ... : The Spy

North Face 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b

CO : Flatirons : ... : The Matron

East Face South Side/Hillbilly 5.1 2 6 II MD 2a R

CO : Flatirons : ... : Hillbilly Rock

North Side 5.3 3+ 10 III VD 3a

CO : Flatirons : ... : Shark's Fin

East Face/Hand 5.4 4a 12 IV VD 3c

CO : Flatirons : ... : The Hand

Rewritten 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Redgarden - Lumpe to the to...

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