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Member Since: May 31, 2007
Last Visit: Apr 6, 2014
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Location: WY : Jackson Hole : Rock Springs Buttress : Y - Not Wall (Amada's Route... (5.10+)
By: Toby When: Dec 6, 2013

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Comments: There is a 5.8 (crux at bolts 1 - 2) warm up around the corner to the right of this climb (The Duke's White Heel - named after a ski binding found near the top of the route). It was put in last winter/spring. Be careful it is still pretty fresh and a wee bit loose. You can set up a TR on Amada's Route from the anchor of TDWH. You can walk to the top and access this anchor too! The carabiners on the anchor will some day become chains. please leave them there.

Wear a helmet and enjoy.


Location: WY : Jackson Hole : Rock Springs Buttress : Whistle Pigs (5.11-)
By: Toby When: Jun 25, 2012

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Comments: Short video from ClimbingWyoming.com.




Location: WY : Grand Teton National Park
By: Toby When: Apr 28, 2012

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Comments: There is a new guidebook that just went to press from Aaron Gams. It looks awesome and has 80 something routes, 14 of them new routes. Should be out mid May.


Location: WY : Grand Teton National Park : Mount Moran : Direct South Buttress (5.9 C1)
By: Toby When: Mar 30, 2012

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Comments: Jorge,

In Renny's book there is a description for Staircase Arete. Looks like a fun route. It goes at 5.6 and is right of the south buttress wall.

Nice work, any old photos?


Location: CT : Southeast : Chatfield Hollow Main Wall
By: Toby When: Jun 10, 2011

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Comments: Rumor has it some bolts just got added to this area! Anyone have any idea which routes got bolted. When I climbed here years ago Ken Nichols was always there too and those bolts wouldn't have lasted long.


Location: WY : Jackson Hole : Rock Springs Buttress : Do It For Doug (5.10)
By: Toby When: Aug 20, 2009

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Comments: Sounds like the top of pitch one can be confusing for some folks. Don't get suckered over to Grand Central on the right. After the piton towards the top of P1, head up and left to a bolt and a small bulge. Belay at a small ledge with bolts and chain/ biners. From the belay you will see a bolt not too far to the right, heading into a gray dihedral, that is pitch two. You can see the pitch two dihedral from the ground, scope it out before heading up. Awesome route!!


Location: CT : Southeast : Chatfield Hollow Main Wall : Forearm Frenzy (5.11b)
By: Toby When: Jun 1, 2009

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Comments: A fun TR variation to this one is straight up the face. The line in the shadow of the tree in this photo, www.mountainproject.com/images/39/32/106283932_large_254dec.>>> A short traverse left to get the block hold was the crux. This start gives the route a more sustained feeling, meeting up in the big horizontal part, before the second crux.


Location: ID : City of Rocks : Window Rock : Window Rock - West : Harvest (5.10d)
By: Toby When: May 13, 2009

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Comments: Sweet climb! Well worth doing even with the bushes in the crack. Great variety of moves. The rock is just a bit dirty but with some traffic would be stellar. As for the sketchy block at the top, we traversed around the left side and rapped off bolts on some 5.6 on the east side.