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Member Since: Jan 2, 2014
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
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Location: NV : Red Rock : Cactus Flower Tower : Cactus Flower Tower summit : Blood on the Tracks (5.9)
By: Vince Anderson 1 When: Sep 24, 2014

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Comments: I've done the route twice now and think it is a good one. We avoided (most of) the moss on pitch one by traversing into the second half of that pitch from the large ledge which is used to rappel to the base of the route on the approach. By doing this, you avoid the rappel and the worst of the moss, though you will lose some of the climb, but not much (40'). There is still a short bit of moss and sandy rock when starting from the traverse and the traverse is a little tricky (thin and delicate 5.9... more >>

Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Ouray (Ice/Mixed) : Camp Bird Road : Snow Blind Friend, Walk the... (5.9+ WI4+ M6 X)
By: Vince Anderson 1 When: Jan 2, 2014

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Comments: I just climbed the upper 5 pitches of the route via a traverse from P3 (sort of) on Goodnight Irene on 12/31/13. It is a great climb in the conditions found there this year. The BELAY bolts were certainly appreciated; however, I found no need for the protection bolts since there was enough ice to get purchase. I was only able to place four short screws and mostly on the just the last few pitches, but the ice did give good purchase. I found two vintage (old style and very rusted) pins (... more >>

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Blood on the Tracks 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

NV : Red Rock : ... : Cactus Flower Tower summit

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