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Member Since: Jan 18, 2012
Last Visit: Jan 27, 2015
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
Comments = 1

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Location: CO : Colorado Springs : Garden of the Gods : Kindergarten Rock : East Face : "The Route on the Left" aka... (5.10b/c)
By: Phil Raymond When: Sep 17, 2012

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Comments: Warning, both anchor bolts at the top are spinning and the bolts flexed in the rock when I pulled down on them... very sketchy and need be replaced.

Location: CO : Colorado Springs : Red Rock Canyon Open Space : Ripple Wall : Baja Ha Ha (5.11a)
By: Phil Raymond When: Aug 26, 2012

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Comments: I've been wanting to try this one but the first bolt is missing (again?), and I can't bring myself to commit without it.

Location: CO : Colorado Springs : Pangborn's Pinnacle : Center Dihedral (5.9)
By: Phil Raymond When: Jun 24, 2012

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Comments: I found this climb to be top notch for the Springs area! Fun and varied climbing with spectacular views. However, I have climbed this route twice now, and I am glad to see the consensus going up. I found the move out of the roof to be very, very tricky. Even after I trained and came back at it in better shape, I still had to pull on a piece to get it. There is certainly potential for a dangerous fall onto the flake below the roof, but as long as your pro holds (unlike mine), you shouldn't hit it... more >>

Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road : Cactus Cliff : Barbed Wire Love (5.10-)
By: Phil Raymond When: Apr 25, 2012

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Comments: This was a fun route for me. It is surely its own route at least for the first 30ft. till you attain the ledge. To minimize the danger of swinging into Crynoid Corner, I could easily reach out from a ledge in the corner to clip the BWL Wall (I'm 5'10") and then climb the route proper. It is a little run out above the second bolt on the wall to get to the ledge, but it is pretty easy climbing if a bit sharp.

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