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Areas = 15
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All 1029 | Routes 116 | Areas 25 | Photos 528 | Page Improvements | Comments 148 | Posts 13 | Stars 162 | Ratings 37
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Location: UT : Grand Staircase : Cannonville Area
By: Roy Suggett When: Jan 17, 2015

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Comments: Other than "The Colossus of Cannonville" none of the featured formations have FAs (as of 1/16/15). The lighter colored towers are in the Cretaceous Perod and are much softer than the red colored towers which are in the Jurasic Period and the Entrada Formations. These are a bit harder and show real promise in terms of sandy and dangerous climbing. The exceptions in the area are the sedimentary pipes found in the Kodachrome Basin Park. They are very doable if it were not for Park regulations.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Castle Valley : Photo
By: Roy Suggett When: Jan 9, 2015

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Comments: Thank you for your work! You made me optimistic about humans on this day when that was a tough pull.


Location: UT : Jungle, on the Aquarius Pla...
By: Roy Suggett When: Jan 7, 2015

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Comments: I am conflicted about a guide. I want to make it easy for those who venture up but also want to be "green" and not print something that will need to be updated many times in the near future. The phone app from "Rakkup" may be a solution but it is still awkward to set up. With only 132+ routes in the Jungle, perhaps it should wait?


Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Quail Springs Area : Lizard's Landing
By: Roy Suggett When: Jan 6, 2015

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Comments: The walk out here is worth it! It gets shorter as you learn the best lines to take and you often will see sheep on this hike...oh...the climbing is fun too.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Fisher Towers : The Cobra : The Cobra (5.11b R)
By: Roy Suggett When: Dec 28, 2014

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Comments: Well said James!


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Little Cottonwood Canyon : Altered States Gully : Betty's Altered Elbow (5.9+) : Photo
By: Roy Suggett When: Dec 11, 2014

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Comments: Great shot A. M.! From this old biologists perspective, I see a nanny and a kid


Location: UT : Grand Staircase : Cannonville Area : The Colossus of Cannonville
By: Roy Suggett When: Dec 10, 2014

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Comments: Or, contact me, I live only a mile away and can offer free camping, beer and encouragement,


Location: UT : Echo Canyon : The Dry Wall
By: Roy Suggett When: Dec 9, 2014

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Comments: We all need to speak/vote our mind and get rid of this arcane and cruel practice! You can get better isolation from old soda bottles. Why be greedy and perpetuate needles suffering for the Chinese where most of the fur is now sent.


Location: CA : San Jacinto Mountains : Mt. San Jacinto : Snow Creek (4th AI1-2 Mod. Snow)
By: Roy Suggett When: Dec 9, 2014

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Comments: On the approach not too far up the canyon there is a two bolt anchor with webbing above a great looking hand crack on good rock climbers right. Any info on this?


Location: UT : Moab Area : Valley of the Gods/Mexican ... : Tom-Tom Tower Area : The Reach Around- Tommy Kno... (5.10 PG13)
By: Roy Suggett When: Dec 3, 2014

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Comments: The last comment was articulate, respectful, and based on thoughtful consideration. More folks should take note.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Valley of the Gods/Mexican ... : Seven Drunken Sailors : Boracho Grande (5.9) : Photo
By: Roy Suggett When: Dec 1, 2014

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Comments: Jumping from Sailor 5 back to 4


Location: UT : Moab Area : Valley of the Gods/Mexican ... : Seven Drunken Sailors : Boracho Grande (5.9) : Photo
By: Roy Suggett When: Dec 1, 2014

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Comments: Jumping from Sailor 4 to 5.


Location: UT : Jungle, on the Aquarius Pla... : The Dark Continent Area
By: Roy Suggett When: Nov 25, 2014

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Comments: As of 11/25/14 there are only three names on top of Togo Tower...and I don't believe it! From the edge you can see someone messed with the register. My bet is that Andy knows! So now there may be five names, two of which our mine.


Location: UT : Grand Staircase : Hackberry Canyon : Code Walker (5.9+ C2)
By: Roy Suggett When: Nov 25, 2014

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Comments: As of 11/25/14 only two parties have submitted...or so I believe.


Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Echo Rock Area : Echo Rock : Echo Rock - South Face : Swept Away (5.11a)
By: Roy Suggett When: Nov 9, 2014

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Comments: One of my favorite all time leads! Back in the day, there were bolts w/o hangers. Had to bolo tie wires and hope for the best.


Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Comic Book Area : Watergate Rock : T-N-T (5.10c)
By: Roy Suggett When: Nov 9, 2014

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Comments: It has been fun ever sense they put it up... a quick must do!


Location: CA : San Jacinto Mountains : Dry Falls : Flying Sheep (5.10c/d)
By: Roy Suggett When: Nov 9, 2014

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Comments: This line, like the rest on east facing main wall were put up ground up. If you have been here, you then know, how much the rock evades sharp edges and good stances. This is a fun line put up by Brent Inghram, Kris Solem, and yours truley as one after the other stood and drilled, petaled, and clipped before calling for the next masochist.


Location: UT : Cedar City : Brian Head : The Overlook
By: Roy Suggett When: Nov 9, 2014

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Comments: I you want to mix up your day here there is a fun thing to do provided you have a designated shuttle driver. Have this good human drop you a the Brian Head summit with your Mt. Bikes and then meet you with gear at the Overlook. The trail is pretty good and runs right to the crag in less than an hour. Climb most of the day, then, if still game, ride one of the Bunker Creek trails down to Panguitch Lake and meet at one of the burger joints. Another shuttle driver needed.


Location: UT : Burr Trail / Long Canyon
By: Roy Suggett When: Nov 9, 2014

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Comments: I am a local and have seen many great looking routes in the area that are unpublished. One would hope the creators would feel obliged to post. Otherwise, "someone" will post them and give credit to somebody named "unknown". Shame, many of the lines are really good! Back in the day, I understood keeping secrets. There were only a few of us and to make noise about an area created a crowd of we few. Today with the legions of climbers, more areas seem to disperse us thus creating a better sit... more >>


Location: UT : Grand Staircase : Big Water Area : Mollie Goes Dustin (5.6 A2)
By: Roy Suggett When: Nov 6, 2014

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Comments: This is a good place to camp and climb. The first pitch will go free if someone wants to bolt the face moves right and up from the first bolt. This would become a more "direct start"


Location: UT : Jungle, on the Aquarius Pla...
By: Roy Suggett When: Oct 22, 2014

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Comments: This week-end might be the last good one for climbing. Thanks again to all those who visited and helped out this last season. We got a lot done and added some really great new lines.


Location: UT : Jungle, on the Aquarius Pla... : The Planet of the Apes : Nova's Route (5.11d)
By: Roy Suggett When: Oct 9, 2014

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Comments: When you climb well over 5.9 it is sometimes hard to remember and appreciate a good 9. The 5.9 first pitch was enjoyed by it's FA et. al. The much harder second pitch was enjoyed by another group.


Location: UT : Jungle, on the Aquarius Pla... : Flying Raptor's Area : Falco (5.10) : Photo
By: Roy Suggett When: Oct 4, 2014

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Comments: What kind of prehistoric shadow is coming off the top of this tower?


Location: UT : Jungle, on the Aquarius Pla... : Flying Raptor's Area : Bird of Prey. (5.8+) : Photo
By: Roy Suggett When: Oct 4, 2014

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Comments: I do not understand this tower shadow! Why does it look look like a prehistoric raptor lifting off?


Location: UT : Grand Staircase : Chimney Rock : Nothing Better To Do (C0-1 PG13) : Photo
By: Roy Suggett When: Oct 2, 2014

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Comments: I do not know. Help me understand.


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