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All 1991 | Routes 5 | Areas 1 | Photos 40 | Page Improvements 1 | Comments 107 | Posts 1712 | Stars 70 | Ratings 55
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Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Rock Climbing Photo: The whole wall.

The whole wall.

CO : Leadville : ... : Practice Wall

Jul 23, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: Vault toilet near base compliments of the Forest S...

Vault toilet near base compliments of the Forest Service.

CO : Leadville : ... : Practice Wall

Jul 23, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: Freya Climbing Ring Piton Route.

Freya Climbing Ring Piton Route.

CO : Leadville : ... : Ring Piton Route (5.1)

Jul 1, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: Ring piton below TR anchors.  Likely placed during...

Ring piton below TR anchors. Likely placed during WWII.

CO : Leadville : ... : Ring Piton Route (5.1)

Jul 1, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: Tri-cam parts

Tri-cam parts

Forums : Climbing Gear Discussion : ... : Post

Mar 15, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: My idea for an improved Tick List

My idea for an improved Tick List

Feb 25, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: This is the start of pitch 2. If you go left where...

This is the start of pitch 2. If you go left where the climber is, you will hit another set of bolt anchors. If you go right up the V dihedral, you will be on sustained, runout 5.6 and almost at the t

CO : Morrison/Evergreen : ... : Original Route (5.5)

Jul 28, 2015

Rock Climbing Photo: This outcropping sits directly below a grassy flat...

This outcropping sits directly below a grassy flat area and the start of the climb.

CO : Morrison/Evergreen : ... : Original Route (5.5)

Jul 28, 2015

Rock Climbing Photo: Pitch 1. It is very dirty, mossy, and lichen cover...

Pitch 1. It is very dirty, mossy, and lichen covered. If you don't get distracted by all of this, you will realize that pleasant, positive holds abound making this an enjoyable climb. No need for fric

CO : Morrison/Evergreen : ... : Original Route (5.5)

Jul 28, 2015

Rock Climbing Photo: Practice Wall from the northwest aspect.

Practice Wall from the northwest aspect.

CO : Leadville : ... : Practice Wall

Jul 1, 2015

Rock Climbing Photo: Approach to Climbers Access trail, after you leave...

Approach to Climbers Access trail, after you leave double track part where the vehicle turn around terminates. When you hit the first large rock outcropping, go right. It goes behind the stump in t

CO : South Platte : ... : Staunton Rocks

Oct 2, 2013

Rock Climbing Photo: This is the slightly exposed walk off for the Ranc...

This is the slightly exposed walk off for the Ranch Hand. Hand and footholds are abundant. 4th class.

CO : South Platte : ... : The Ranch Hand

Oct 2, 2013

Rock Climbing Photo: Start of the route from the Climber's Access trail...

Start of the route from the Climber's Access trail. Follow the crack toward the trees.

CO : South Platte : ... : Biscuits 'n' Gravy (5.4)

Oct 2, 2013

Rock Climbing Photo: Alternative and better approach from Mesa Trail in...

Alternative and better approach from Mesa Trail instead of Skunk Canyon. Spread out and go easy on the meadow. There is no trail here. Right after switchback coming up out of the Skunk Canyon drain

CO : Flatirons : ... : Hillbilly Rock

Aug 17, 2013

Rock Climbing Photo: Start of route.  This shows what we did with a 30M...

Start of route. This shows what we did with a 30M rope. That belay is 100 feet, a 60M would get you to a large ledge up twice as high. You can see a little wet spot by Ken, this was right after a d

CO : Flatirons : ... : South Ridge (5.0)

Jul 14, 2012

Rock Climbing Photo: Raptor on S. Dino Egg eating something. Taken by J...

Raptor on S. Dino Egg eating something. Taken by John Brooks. 105937340

Forums : General Climbing : Peregrine Falcon or Redtail...

Jul 3, 2012

Rock Climbing Photo: John trying to figure out what the hell to do with...

John trying to figure out what the hell to do with his mountaineering axe while rock scrambling up Maroon Peak.

The People of Mountain Proj... : Rick Blair : Alpine Adventures

Aug 25, 2011

Rock Climbing Photo: John Brooks on ridge descent of N. Maroon. Don't s...

John Brooks on ridge descent of N. Maroon. Don't slip John.

The People of Mountain Proj... : Rick Blair : Alpine Adventures

Aug 25, 2011

Rock Climbing Photo: John smiles on N. Maroon descent despite pain.

John smiles on N. Maroon descent despite pain.

The People of Mountain Proj... : Rick Blair : Alpine Adventures

Aug 25, 2011

Rock Climbing Photo: Descent of N. Maroon.  I love this photo.

Descent of N. Maroon. I love this photo.

The People of Mountain Proj... : Rick Blair : Alpine Adventures

Aug 25, 2011

Rock Climbing Photo: Bells traverse.  Took this little roof pitch to av...

Bells traverse. Took this little roof pitch to avoid snow/ice and it was the shortest way. I'd say about 5.7 but I was in hiking boots so who knows.

The People of Mountain Proj... : Rick Blair : Alpine Adventures

Aug 25, 2011

Rock Climbing Photo: Sunrise on the bell cord couloir bathed in alpengl...

Sunrise on the bell cord couloir bathed in alpenglow. Taking a slope measurement.

The People of Mountain Proj... : Rick Blair : Alpine Adventures

Aug 25, 2011

Rock Climbing Photo: Tributary after bridge, path continues up this way...

Tributary after bridge, path continues up this way and becomes more obvious. Look for cairns.

CO : Morrison/Evergreen : Lover's Leap

Aug 25, 2011

Rock Climbing Photo: Bridge across stream complete with caisson on the ...

Bridge across stream complete with caisson on the other side. The bridge is attached to the caisson with rebar drilled through. Nice work, whoever did this!

CO : Morrison/Evergreen : Lover's Leap

Aug 25, 2011

Rock Climbing Photo: Looking down from pulloff toward bridge crossing t...

Looking down from pulloff toward bridge crossing the stream.

CO : Morrison/Evergreen : Lover's Leap

Aug 25, 2011

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