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Member Since: Sep 8, 2007
Last Visit: Feb 26, 2014
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Location: CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : Tahquitz Rock : Northwest Recess : Whodunit (5.9)
By: S. Saunders When: Jul 18, 2013

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Comments: WARNING - LOOSE BLOCK: Did the route last weekend. There is a gnarly loose block near the top of the first pitch (If you stretch it all way to the ledge in the dihedral, way past the edgehogs anchor). It is in a 6-8" crack in the dihedral, about 15ft below the ledge at the top of the first pitch. Long, lean, and arrow shaped, the block is about the size of a large bread loaf, and is determined to launch out of the crack. I used a cam to keep it wedged in there while my 2nd came up. We would've t... more >>

Location: CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : Tahquitz Rock : West Face : West Face - Right Side : El Camino Real (5.10a)
By: S. Saunders When: Jul 23, 2012

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Comments: My partner and I replaced the hanger on the 2nd pitch yesterday. There are no threads protruding from the nut - the bolt just wasn't long enough, unfortunately. That said, the nut tightened flush with the end of the bolt, and there's a shiny new hanger. Should be good to go for a while. I know I felt better busting the move with a solid clip.

You guys owe me $3.50. :)

Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Quail Springs Area : White Cliffs of Dover : White Cliffs of Dover - Lef... : Stone Hinge (5.10)
By: S. Saunders When: Oct 22, 2011

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Comments: I climbed this the same day as Murf. I wasn't sure what it was, but it proved to be a pretty nice little diversion while in the area.

At 5'6", I had to s-t-r-e-t-c-h quite a ways to clip the bolt off the ledge...but it's all good.

Location: CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : Tahquitz Rock : Northwest Recess : Farewell Horizontal (5.10b)
By: S. Saunders When: Sep 23, 2009

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Comments: I'd been eyeballing this climb for awhile. I've never seen anyone climb this route...which is surprising to me now that I've climbed it. A very, very nice route that I'll be repeating again and again. Highly recommended.

Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Technicolor Wall : Whale's Back (5.11-) : Photo
By: S. Saunders When: Aug 18, 2009

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Comments: Thanks for the pic Jason! That was a strange but cool day.

Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Technicolor Wall : Whale's Back (5.11-)
By: S. Saunders When: Jun 2, 2009

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Comments: Really fun, long route and great confidence booster for the grade (to be honest though, I'd call it a 10c or d with my hands).