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Member Since: Sep 9, 2002
Last Visit: Jan 20, 2006
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Point Rank: # 12,648
Total Points: 12
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
Comments = 1



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Photo Caption Location Date
This is the fixed gear we pulled and replaced on the  <br />colorado ridge.  Lots of old star drives, and some  <br />new redundant bolts that were placed without care  <br />or consideration.

This is the fixed gear we pulled and replaced on the colorado ridge. Lots of old star drives, and some new redundant bolts that were placed without care or consideration.

UT : Moab Area : ... : Colorado Northeast Ridge (5.8 C2)

May 23, 2005

Marcus Garcia and Ryan Ray on Lizard Rock on Thanksgiving of 2001

Marcus Garcia and Ryan Ray on Lizard Rock on Thanksgiving of 2001

UT : Moab Area : ... : Lizard Rock

Sep 9, 2002

Contributed Comments

 

Location: UT : Moab Area : Fisher Towers : Kingfisher : Colorado Northeast Ridge (5.8 C2)
By: Ryan Ray When: Jan 20, 2006

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Comments: I can definately see your point. We knew when we did the rebolting that we would face critisism from some and welcome from others. I happen to enjoy seing the mank and junk on the routes too. But the fact of the matter is that the route was deteriorating in its current condition. Old bolts had blown, and people had pounded and pulled pins in the old bolt holes, to the point that they were just an ugly scars that could no longer be used. Therefore new bolts were placed right next to the old ... more >>


Location: UT : Moab Area : Fisher Towers : Kingfisher : Colorado Northeast Ridge (5.8 C2)
By: Ryan Ray When: May 23, 2005

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Comments: A good friend of mine (Marcus) and i spent several days this last year upgrading the bolts on the Colorado Ridge. We pulled old manky bolts, manky fixed junk, and redundant bolts. We were able to do the route clean after pulling the junk. We payed special attention to not reducing the quaility or rating of the climb. We wanted the crux pitch to stay the crux, but there was tons of useless gear that didnt need to be there. On Numerous ascents people had placed new bolts and pins without care... more >>


Contributed Stars

Name Quality Location

Colorado Northeast Ridge 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C2

UT : Moab Area : ... : Kingfisher