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Location: WY : Ten Sleep Canyon : Leigh Creek : Upper Psychoactive Wall : Shut the Fuck Up (5.13a)
By: RyanJames When: Jul 7, 2014

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Comments: If you can climb the grade, this one shouldn't be missed! There are several different ways to do the crux depending on your height. The top 2/3's definitely involves a little bit of enduro and refined technique. Overall: this is the king line of the crag and a SOLID 13a! Enough said!


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : Winslow/ Hwy 87 : Winslow Wall : West Side : Sh'ash Nizhitl (The Bear th... (5.12c)
By: RyanJames When: May 26, 2014

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Comments: Another great route that has some really cool moves on it!


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : Winslow/ Hwy 87 : Winslow Wall : East Side : Chalk A Lot, Shake (5.12b/c)
By: RyanJames When: May 22, 2014

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Comments: It's cliche, but this route has it all: techy face, some overhang, some patina, a no-hands, sit down rest a third of the way up, and an excellent slab finale at the end. This really is another absolute classic in the canyon.


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : Oak Creek Canyon : The Waterfall : The Right Wall : A Wonderful Life (5.12 PG13)
By: RyanJames When: Oct 10, 2013

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Comments: This route would be perfect without the series of sharp, detached blocks towards the top. Has anyone tried removing the bottom one?


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Little Cottonwood Canyon : The Fin : The Wave of Mutilation (5.10+ R) : Photo
By: RyanJames When: Jul 22, 2013

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Comments: Be safe out there. It's all about the trucker's hitch.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Little Cottonwood Canyon : The Fin : The Wave of Mutilation (5.10+ R) : Photo
By: RyanJames When: Jul 22, 2013

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Comments: How NOT to sling a chickenhead!


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : Oak Creek Canyon : The Waterfall : The Main Amphitheater : Darkest Hour (5.11-)
By: RyanJames When: Jun 8, 2013

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Comments: Absolutely incredible finish! Never knew trad climbing would be like that!


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : Photo
By: RyanJames When: May 29, 2013

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Comments: This is why I LOVE ARIZONA!!!


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : Homestead : North Buttress : Death From Above (5.12)
By: RyanJames When: May 7, 2013

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Comments: Hard to read crux, should be easier with a little chalk on the holds. Actually quite fun when figure it out. Top is definitely a little sharp for my liking. Overall, once you figure out what NOT to grab, not a bad route.


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : Sedona Area : Sedona : Lost Canyon : ... : Photo
By: RyanJames When: Apr 19, 2013

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Comments: Woah! Incredible shot of an incredible-looking climb!


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : East Stronghold : Owl Rock : Nightstalker (5.9)
By: RyanJames When: Feb 25, 2013

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Comments: You can TR the route with a 60 if you...
1. extend the anchors with slings below the lip to reduce rope drag.
2. have the belayer scramble ten feet up the 4th class slab on the left of the climb when lowering.
3. tie a knot in the end of your rope.
4. are psyched you have just or are about to climb an awesome route!

Still have to rap off the back after cleaning though.


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : Phoenix Areas : Superstition Mountains : Barks Canyon Wall : The Long Lead (5.8)
By: RyanJames When: Feb 3, 2013

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Comments: Definitly take singles of the micro pro. This desert rock eats it up. Definitly used the 00 (and even 000 from what I remember) on P1 and P2.


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : Queen Creek Canyon : Lower Devil's Canyon : Glitter Box Area : Summer Assault (5.10b PG13)
By: RyanJames When: Jan 6, 2013

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Comments: Used one .3 above the third bolt and no gear after that (not really needed anywhere else). Some of the bolts would definitely benefit from an upgrade. Perhaps a little overall cleaning too? Overall though, fun route!


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : Queen Creek Canyon : Lower Devil's Canyon : Glitter Box Area : Adios Larry (5.10b PG13)
By: RyanJames When: Jan 6, 2013

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Comments: This is a great climb that would really benefit from a change of location of the anchors. A MUCH better spot for them would be about five to ten feet lower beneath the lip of cliff. Then you wouldn't have to worry about rapping off of the rats nest of sun-bleached tat. Other than that, this climb was great! No gear needed.


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : East Stronghold : Rockfellow Group : ... : Endgame (5.10a)
By: RyanJames When: Nov 20, 2012

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Comments: This is a sport route that has absolutely no need for any gear other than quickdraws. All runouts are on super easy terrain. Great route though. Great exposure and climbing on pitch 3!


Location: AZ : Photo
By: RyanJames When: Nov 7, 2012

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Comments: Great shot!!!


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : Homestead : North Buttress : Unknownfarleft (5.11)
By: RyanJames When: Oct 15, 2012

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Comments: Superb rock quality in the last 30 feet.


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : Homestead : Rough Rider Wall : JBone Memorial Highway (5.11c)
By: RyanJames When: Oct 14, 2012

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Comments: Very cool rock quality on this one make it totally worth the ride.


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 8 - Summit Crags : ... : Eureka (5.13-)
By: RyanJames When: Jul 26, 2012

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Comments: 5.12a to a solid V5 crux.


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : Flagstaff Crags : The Overlook : Angel's Delight (5.7+)
By: RyanJames When: Jul 26, 2012

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Comments: The end is so much easier than it looks... and so much more CLASSIC!!!


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : Winslow/ Hwy 87 : Winslow Wall : West Side : The Brotherhood (5.12b)
By: RyanJames When: Jun 27, 2012

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Comments: Classic!


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : West Clear Creek : Anti-Crag : Last Chance (5.10c PG13)
By: RyanJames When: Jun 20, 2012

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Comments: My number 5 BD was TOTALLY tipped out at the chimney part. I suggest a number 6 BD or a Big Bro if you want to do it safely? For me, this was one helluva spicy climb! Glad I pushed through.


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : West Clear Creek : Anti-Crag : Differential Equations (5.10b/c PG13)
By: RyanJames When: Jun 20, 2012

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Comments: Definitely an amazing climb, especially the squeeze! The long sleeve shirt beta is key. I also used a knee pad that helped too (my squeeze chimney form isn't that great, yet). I also suggest triples of .5 and .75. I agree with the PG13 rating: it's definitely one of the safest routes in the canyon and can be protected practically every vertical foot from the bottom to the top.


Location: CA : San Jacinto Mountains : The Tramway : Year of the Cat Gully : Tooth Fairy Boulder : Tooth Fairy (V6)
By: RyanJames When: May 29, 2012

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Comments: That arete is for sure going to go one day. It already sounds VERY hollow when you slap it up.


Location: CA : San Jacinto Mountains : The Tramway : Area 51/Deer Canyon : Yo Picasso (aka Sunshine Da... : Sunshine Daydream (aka Yo P... (V4)
By: RyanJames When: May 28, 2012

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Comments: Climbs more like a route: CLASSIC!


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