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Location: NC : Looking Glass Rock : Looking Glass Boulders : Northside Boulders
By: russellHOBART When: Aug 5, 2013

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Location: NC : Looking Glass Rock : Looking Glass Boulders : Northside Boulders
By: russellHOBART When: Aug 5, 2013

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James Litz pulling some harder stuff at Northside


Location: NC : Laurel Knob : Central Pillar of Laurel (5.10)
By: russellHOBART When: Apr 17, 2013

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Comments: Not for climbers uncomfortable with slab. If this route weren't in North Carolina it would have an R rating. Beautiful climb.


Location: NC : Dixon School Boulders
By: russellHOBART When: Aug 29, 2012

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Comments: Dixon has a guide book. It's well-written and has great topos which makes problems much easier to find. Go to- https://www.facebook.com/groups/170785626280776/ and look for Matt (author). The CCC gets a percentage of sales.
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Location: NC : Dixon School Boulders : Zeus Eye Boulder
By: russellHOBART When: Jul 17, 2012

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Comments: he boulder probably has a different name so pm me if you have have better info


Location: NC : Dixon School Boulders : Classic Overhang Boulder
By: russellHOBART When: Jul 15, 2012

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Comments: The boulder probably has a different name so pm me if you have have better info


Location: NC : Photo
By: russellHOBART When: Feb 25, 2012

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Comments: You've got the wrong photo. This is Stone Mountin


Location: NC : Rumbling Bald
By: russellHOBART When: Feb 18, 2012

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Comments: Is it kosher to boulder after hours here? And if so where do you park? Thanks


Location: CA : San Diego County : El Cajon Mountain : Blue Sky Wall : Bright Eyes (5.6)
By: russellHOBART When: Dec 30, 2011

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Comments: One two-rope rappel with 60 meter ropes. Clean rope pull.


Location: NV : Christmas Tree Pass
By: russellHOBART When: Feb 5, 2010

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Comments: Great bad weather alternative to Red Rocks


We got snowed out in Red Rocks and this made for an adventure. It's not for the faint of heart. Every route we did (only 5 routes) peeled through layers of rock like an onion. Think of it as having the technical aspects of slab climbing with the flying projectile fun of ice climbing. That said we had a fantastic time and being granite we didn't have to wait for it to dry out after the rain. I'm trying to organize this section on MP and I don't know... more >>


Location: UT : Moab Area : Castle Valley : Castleton Tower : North Chimney (5.8)
By: russellHOBART When: Nov 10, 2009

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Comments: I found a set of fat hexes a great help. Whatever the rating (5.8 or 5.9), it felt like a 'serious' climb. The next day we did Stolen Chimney on Ancient Art and despite the harder rating it was a much more comfortable climb.


Location: MN : Interstate SP (Taylors Fall... : Minnesota Strip : Good Knight (5.9)
By: russellHOBART When: Apr 7, 2008

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Comments: Great lead w/ decent gear after an easy 15'.


Location: MN : Interstate SP (Taylors Fall... : Minnesota Strip : Piece of Pie (5.8)
By: russellHOBART When: Apr 7, 2008

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Comments: Spicey lead. I only found a micro nut placement for the roof pull and then it was another 12' until one decent and one crappy nut placement.


Location: SD : Custer State Park
By: russellHOBART When: Mar 5, 2008

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Comments: Winter routes?

I am going to be in the area the weekend of March 8-10. What would the good winter/south-facing routes in the Custer and Rushmore area? My primary interest would be in multi-pitch up to 5.9. Thank you very much for whatever help you can provide.

-Russell Hobart