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Member Since: May 12, 2013
Last Visit: Jul 27, 2015
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
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Page Improvements = 3
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Location: WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : Skykomish Valley : Index : The Country Area : ... : Jonah Benkert's World Famou... (5.11c)
By: Thomas Ramier When: Jul 19, 2015

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Comments: The Crown Jewel of the Quarry routes.

Approach pitches 1 and 2: total choss.

What little redeeming qualities pitch 3 may have had are squandered on appallingly dirty and loose rock in, and proximal to the line of poorly placed bolts that invite ledge falls and avoidable awkward clipping stances on rusty non-stainless sub-grade hardware.

Pitch 4 may be worth walking to the top of the cliff and rappeling down to the hanging belay, but why bother?

A better option would be to climb elsewhe... more >>


Location: WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : Colchuck Balanced Rock : The Tempest (5.12+)
By: Thomas Ramier When: Jul 17, 2013

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Comments: My ascent was in August 2009.

Ben and Drew ticked it the following season. I actually saw them on the trail on their way down.

Here is some additional info on climbing the route free. Some of the belays as described by Blake are a bit different when freeing the line. Also there is a two bolt station in the corner following P2 that allows easy return to the first belay, and all day fun climbing one of the best roof cracks on planet earth!

mountainproject.com/v/full-til...... more >>


Location: WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : Skykomish Valley : Index : Upper Town Wall : ... : Between the Cheeks (5.10c)
By: Thomas Ramier When: Jun 10, 2013

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Comments: A fun, interesting route with a tickling position up a unique feature high above the Sky valley.

Can feel quite a bit harder when the start is wet...


Location: WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : Colchuck Balanced Rock : Colchuck Balanced Rock Col ... (3rd)
By: Thomas Ramier When: May 26, 2013

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Comments: The last couple of trips up there(2011/2012) I filled my pockets with surveyors tape that had been tied to tree branches along the way.

The line is pretty easy to find with good route finding skills and little bit of common sense. Please do not mark trails with tape.



Location: WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : Skykomish Valley : Index : Upper Town Wall : ... : Photo
By: Thomas Ramier When: May 22, 2013

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Comments: Hmmmmmmm Heavens Rear Entry into Gods Bones. That does have a sense of poetry doesn't it? It's actually possible to climb the first pitch of Black Sea then cut right before the crux of Echolocation to join the first pitch of Gods Bones about mid way up.

A good moderate alt.


Location: WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : Skykomish Valley : Index : Inner Walls : ... : Photo
By: Thomas Ramier When: May 13, 2013

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Comments: Whoa, Where did you find this?

That's James Wyland on an extension to Tang I cleaned and did that same year. It's about 10d up there. I forgot about that!


Location: WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : Skykomish Valley : Index : Upper Town Wall : ... : Black Sea (5.11+)
By: Thomas Ramier When: May 12, 2013

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Comments: Sorry Jon! I keep changing the name... first time using this thing.


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