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Member Since: May 30, 2002
Last Visit: Sep 21, 2005
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
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Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : 2nd Meat Wall : Top Sirloin (5.11)
By: Paul Nelson When: Sep 21, 2005

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Comments: 12-13 red camalots may be overdoing it. You can get by with 8-10, and as I remember there was even a place for a gold or two. This is one of the best corners at the creek.

Location: UT : Capitol Reef National Park : Miscellaneous Routes Scatte... : Capitol Roof (5.11)
By: Paul Nelson When: Dec 16, 2003

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Comments: woops. sorry about that Andrew. To reach Capitol Roof, drive towards the developed campground, and pull off at the hiking trail for Cohab Canyon. Follow the steep, developed trail up switchbacks. when you get to the Wingate, walk south past the head of a canyon, and THEN look for the roof. can't miss it.

Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Supercrack Buttress : 3AM Crack (5.10)
By: Paul Nelson When: Oct 12, 2002

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Comments: yeah, it is a a thin start. Just punch through it quickly to get to a good handjam rest right below the little lip.I think that it is definitely adviseable just to lower down to the top of the boulder and downclimb the last fifteen feet if you don't have a 70m rope.

Location: UT : Moab Area : Potash Road : Wall Street : Flakes of Wrath (5.9+)
By: Paul Nelson When: Aug 25, 2002

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Comments: On the direct line, be very cautious about a loose block at the top of the crack section.

Location: UT : Moab Area : Potash Road : Wall Street : 30 Seconds Over Potash (5.8+)
By: Paul Nelson When: Aug 25, 2002

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Comments: This is one of the best introductions to Wingate climbing in southern UT. Awesome, and it was my first trad lead ever.

Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Supercrack Buttress : Fingers In A Lightsocket (5.11+)
By: Paul Nelson When: Aug 23, 2002

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Comments: I've seen two dudes pull gear on this route. Due to its increasingly strenuous and desperate nature as one proceeds upwards, the last couple of placements that protect the crux moves are often not the best. My friend pulled two yellow Metolius TCUs after he messed up the final mantle, as did another guy (can't remember his name... he was Canadian though), who completely inverted his cam. Neither of them decked, but still be careful on this route.

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