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Member Since: Dec 11, 2006
Last Visit: Jan 15, 2012
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
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Location: WI : Necedah (Petenwell Bluff) : Y-Crack Wall : Whiskey a Go-Go (5.13a) : Photo
By: Patrick McCarthy When: Oct 31, 2011

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Comments: Hmm, I think this picture might be a fake. Everyone knows it's impossible to climb 5.13 while wearing a shirt!


Location: WY : Grand Teton National Park : Grand Teton : Black Ice Couloir (5.7 AI3-4) : Photo
By: Patrick McCarthy When: Aug 11, 2010

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Comments: September conditions? It looks to me like this could be an old photo, September of what year? I'm curious how the route is holding up in these recent temps.


Location: MN : Tettegouche SP (North Shore... : Palisade Head : Poseidon Adventure (5.11d PG13) : Photo
By: Patrick McCarthy When: Sep 8, 2009

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Comments: Wow! very impressive! Nice shot Kris


Location: WV : Seneca Rocks : Southern Pillar : Climbin' Punishment (5.9)
By: Patrick McCarthy When: Jul 4, 2008

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Comments: Kris's route description is consistent with Tony Barnes's Seneca Climbing Guide as well as with my own experience. The final (crux) pitch, rated by Barnes as 5.9+ PG, is a little off the line but is an excellent clean crack with very little loose rock (40'). Barnes does say that pitch 3 is rarely done. It is easy to bail before this final crux pitch, making for a very good 5.8 climb, but then, in my humble opinion, you really haven't climbed the route...


Location: VT : * Vermont Ice Climbing : Lake Willoughby : Mount Pisgah : Last Gentleman (WI5) : Photo
By: Patrick McCarthy When: Feb 26, 2008

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Comments: I did not use a wide angle lens when I took this shot, trees at the top of a cliff just happen to grow out and over the edge. I'm sure you see this even around L.A. The climber (Kris) is standing vertically, and if you look closely towards the lower right of the picture, there is a pine on a ledge that is also vertical. If your insinuation is that "Last Gentlemen" is not a steep climb, all I can suggest is that you go to Vermont and give it a try!!


Location: NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : Cathedral Ledge Ice Climbs : Repentance (WI5 M4-5)
By: Patrick McCarthy When: Dec 11, 2006

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Comments: The column at the beginning of the second pitch was non-existent when we did this route making for a couple of tough mixed (M5?) moves to gain good ice above. Kris protected this by clipping an old piton and backing it up with a marginal cam.


Location: NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : Cannon Ice Climbs : Black Dike (5.6 WI4-5 M3) : Photo
By: Patrick McCarthy When: Dec 11, 2006

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Comments: I had the camera tilted in this shot. This section is 90 degrees (or very close to it). Much steeper than it appears!


Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
re: Found: Digital Camera at Mt. Rushmore climbing areaLost and FoundPatrick McCarthySep 17, 2010
re: Cape Cod climbers?Eastern StatesPatrick McCarthyMar 13, 2010
re: Cape Cod climbers?Eastern StatesPatrick McCarthyMar 13, 2010
Cape Cod climbers?Eastern StatesPatrick McCarthyMar 12, 2010

Contributed Stars

Name Quality Location

Black Dike 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b WI4-5 M3

NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : Cannon Ice Climbs

Repentance WI5 M4-5

NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : Cathedral Ledge Ice Climbs

Last Gentleman WI5

VT : * Vermont Ice Climbing : ... : Mount Pisgah

Dracula WI4+

NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : ... : Dropline Area

Chia WI3+

NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : ... : Amphitheater Area

Climbin' Punishment 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

WV : Seneca Rocks : Southern Pillar

Contributed Ratings

Name Established Rating Suggested Rating Location

Climbin' Punishment

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13

WV : Seneca Rocks : Southern Pillar

Black Dike

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b WI4-5 M3

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b WI5 M3

NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : Cannon Ice Climbs

Repentance

WI5 M4-5

WI5

NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : Cathedral Ledge Ice Climbs

Last Gentleman

WI5

WI5

VT : * Vermont Ice Climbing : ... : Mount Pisgah

Dracula

WI4+

WI4+

NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : ... : Dropline Area

Chia

WI3+

WI4+

NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : ... : Amphitheater Area