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Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Cliffs of Insanity : The Iron Lady Tower (5.7 C1)
By: slim When: Mar 22, 2016

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Comments: cool, thanks, good to know. would an 80m rope get you down from the top, or are there anchors at the top of the 1st pitch? trying to see if i can hobble up the hill with as little as possible. thanks.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Cliffs of Insanity : The Iron Lady Tower (5.7 C1)
By: slim When: Mar 22, 2016

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Comments: anybody know what the hanger situation is these days?


Location: UT : Moab Area : Potash Road : Long Canyon : Shady Crag : ... : Photo
By: slim When: Mar 17, 2016

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Comments: is this actually the unnamed to the right of double cracks?


Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Cat Wall : Bachelor Party (5.11+)
By: slim When: Mar 15, 2016

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Comments: i think it sounds like a good idea.


Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road : The Dark Side : Fat Like Butta (5.11d)
By: slim When: Mar 15, 2016

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Comments: Definitely a hidden gem. A LOT of good, intricate climbing on this thing. Also, a lot of really neat rock features. This would be a hard onsight.


Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road : The Dark Side : The Eagle has Landed (5.12d)
By: slim When: Mar 15, 2016

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Comments: Ummm, you would literally have to be 9 feet tall to grab the pocket with your feet on the flake. I would think being short would be better in terms of not being so coiled up on the feet.


Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road : The Dark Side : Line of Strength (5.12c R)
By: slim When: Mar 15, 2016

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Comments: I was really surprised at how hard and sustained the climbing is on this route. I had heard that getting to the first bolt was the crux, and 5.11 beyond that. Getting through the start is the least of the problems on this thing. The 30 foot section of dusty black glass in the middle of the route is brutal, and the bolts are really far apart.

I think my homey b hof is on drugs - for us simple folk who put our pants on one leg at a time, this route is the thing of nightmares!


Location: CO : South Platte : Deckers : Java Dome : North Face : Platte Magic (5.10b PG13)
By: slim When: Feb 21, 2016

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Comments: This route is currently the 6th bolted route from the left. When I first posted these routes, "Cup of Java", which is now the leftmost route, didn't exist.


Location: CO : South Platte : Deckers : Java Dome : North Face : Way Jingus (5.11b)
By: slim When: Feb 21, 2016

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Comments: This route is currently just right of the 5th from the left. When I first posted these routes, "Cup of Java", which is now the leftmost route, didn't exist.


Location: CO : South Platte : Deckers : Java Dome : North Face : Burley Dudes (5.11d R)
By: slim When: Feb 21, 2016

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Comments: This route is currently the 5th from the left. When I first posted these routes, "Cup of Java", which is now the left most route, didn't exist.


Location: CO : South Platte : Deckers : Java Dome : North Face : El Nino (5.10b PG13)
By: slim When: Feb 21, 2016

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Comments: This route is currently the 4th from the left (as Ralph pointed out). When I first posted these routes, "Cup of Java", which is now the left most route, didn't exist.


Location: CO : South Platte : Deckers : Java Dome : North Face : Hammerhead (5.10b R)
By: slim When: Feb 21, 2016

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Comments: This route is currently the 3rd from the left, which might be part of the confusion. When I first posted these routes, "Cup of Java", which is now the leftmost route, didn't exist.


Location: CO : South Platte : Deckers : Java Dome : North Face : Clear Lycra (5.10d PG13)
By: slim When: Feb 21, 2016

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Comments: This route is currently the 2nd from the left (as Ralph pointed out). When I first posted these routes, "Cup of Java", which is now the leftmost route, didn't exist.


Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road : Cactus Cliff : Unnamed (aka Slab n' Vein) (5.12d)
By: slim When: Feb 16, 2016

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Comments: Cool, thanks for the info, Glenn. The 2nd Shelf guide (Van Horn, Falcon) listed it as unknown and called it 5.11 with a question mark (IIRC). =Rico's guide called it 12d, same with Bob D's.

When I first tried it, there was definitely some loose stuff on it, including a dinner plate that came off and almost killed one of my friend's kids below (don't tell him, I don't think he knows, he or the yo... more >>


Location: CA : Southern Sierra : The Needles / Kern River : The Needles : The Charlatan : Photo
By: slim When: Jan 14, 2016

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Comments: spooky. fun route, good intro to the needles.


Location: CO : South Platte : Turkey Rocks
By: slim When: Nov 18, 2015

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Comments: I would say a main Turkey rack would be a set of stoppers, set of Aliens (or other micro), and a double set of Camalots from 0.5 to 3, and a #4.

Maybe a set of RPs or other micro wires if you are getting on something super thin, and maybe some bigger cams if you are getting on something wide. The bigger cams would be helpful if you aren't solid on wide stuff in general, as a lot of the routes have wide sections of varying length.

Hope that helps, have fun. Great place.


Location: WY : Vedauwoo : Nautilus : Automotive Supply House (5.11)
By: slim When: Nov 6, 2015

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Comments: The end being the bail anchor midway up the route? :)


Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Lavender Butte
By: slim When: Oct 22, 2015

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Comments: is haggis tower the 'rudder' of the 'happy submarine' that chris kalous mentions in his write-up for that formation? if so, i guess the question is whether folks want to move stuff into the 'happy submarine', or move everything into 'lavender butt'. thanks.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : The Monkey House : Punishment For Shoplifting (5.10d)
By: slim When: Sep 29, 2015

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Comments: Man, I agree. I have done this one a few times and always really dislike that part. I usually bring a yellow or maybe red Alien. It's not hard there but kind of not super solid either.


Location: CO : Dumont vicinity : Mill Creek Block : El Gato Monte (5.12a)
By: slim When: Sep 28, 2015

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Comments: A very nice route that packs really good climbing in a short distance. Excellent rock on this one.


Location: CO : Dumont vicinity : Mill Creek Block : Watch Your Dog (5.11b)
By: slim When: Sep 28, 2015

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Comments: The climbing on this is unreal. It is pretty rare in CO to have features like this that are really solid. Funky anchor set up, but, man, the climbing is cool.


Location: CO : Dumont vicinity : Mill Creek Block : Prowler (5.10b/c)
By: slim When: Sep 28, 2015

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Comments: Stout, from start to finish. If you are short, it might be tough to hang the draw at the 4th (I think) bolt. Pumpy climbing to a hurried rockover. Pretty cool.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : The Fiscal Cliff : Over the Top (5.12a)
By: slim When: Sep 28, 2015

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Comments: Spent some time cleaning and this is a good route. Again, sorry for my original lame ass comment. Hopefully others will read these comments and learn from them. Thanks for putting these routes up - it would definitely be a LOT of work.

In '04, I worked up this area and spent some time hiking and looking at potential crags. I remember checking this area out and thinking it looked like some good, steep climbing. It was definitely very nice and does indeed seem kind of weird w... more >>


Location: CO : South Platte : Devil's Head : Devil's Gate Sector : Devil's Gate : Dammit Samet (5.12b)
By: slim When: Sep 28, 2015

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Comments: Best route at a very stacked crag. Brilliant climbing, perfect protection, and cool features.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Cat Wall : Lioness (5.11)
By: slim When: Sep 23, 2015

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Comments: good to see you guys adding some routes over there, keep up the good work!


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