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Climbing in Zen Garden in Maple Canyon


Member Since: Apr 19, 2010
Last Visit: 5 hours ago
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Point Rank: # 2,684
Total Points: 174
Last Year: 74
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Personal: Lives in Denver, CO, 28 years old, Male
Favorite Climbs: Skyline - City of Rocks, Generic Crack - Indian Creek, Petit Grepon - RMNP, 30 Seconds Over Potash - Moab, Sail Away - JTree, Corrugation Corner - Lover's Leap, Incredible Hand Crack - Indian Creek
Other Interests: Veterinary Medicine
Personal/Favorite web site: http://www.hendersonandcompany.com
Likes to climb: Trad, Sport, TR, Gym climbs
Trad:  Leads 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a  Follows 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b
Sport:  Leads 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b  Follows 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c
Boulders:   V3 6A  
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Climbing El Cracko Diablo

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Out There
Centerfold 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a
  Apr 19 - 1st pitch only. Bascially a 5.9 OW. Tough! Had to take actually.
Hot Stuff 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b
  Apr 19 - OS lead.
Reefer Madness 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c
  Apr 18 - Failed 1st attempt 15ft fall. OS 2nd attempt.
Generic Crack 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a
  Apr 16 - Endurance test at end of day. Flaring crack makes it not as smooth as a normal crack.
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Fly Me to the Moon 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a
Beckey's Wall 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b
Outside Corner 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b
Steorts' Ridge 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b
Jig's Up 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b
Unnamed Dihedral 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b
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Stagefright 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c PG13
Vintage 85 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a
S.T.D. 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII E2 5b
New Age Disciples 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b
The Stem From Heck 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a
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Fingers up to second nuckle at the bottom.  Just finger tips for the rest of the crack.  There's lot of hidden face stuff though!  We scrambled up some 5th class stuff to a cordelette/webbing around a horn.  This is where we started our climb(allowed for an easy link up of pitches 1 & 2).  Pitch 2 (for us) started underneath the obvious twin cracks.  Our pitch 3 started from underneath a small roof.  You must traverse left into the chimney from here.  There's a piton in chimney right where the roof is.  We then scrambled to the top.  Dotted lines are behind rock in the picture.  Climbing in Zen Garden in Maple Canyon  Climbing El Cracko Diablo  Notice the nice vertical features that make for excellent hands/feet/protection.  (sorry for being washed out) 
Incredible Hand Crack 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b
Reefer Madness 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c
Sail Away 5.8- 5b 16 VI- VS 4c
Blue Sun 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a
Living On The Edge 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b
Pinky Lee 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b  Suggests: 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c
Our Piece of Real Estate 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c  Suggests: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c
Reefer Madness 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c  Suggests: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c
Congratulations 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b R  Suggests: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c R
People's Choice 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b  Suggests: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b
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