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Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Rock Climbing Photo: Gear for two

Gear for two

Forums : Trad Climbing : ... : Post

Apr 17, 2015

Rock Climbing Photo: Always carry a knife

Always carry a knife

Forums : Climbing Gear Discussion : ... : Post

Apr 2, 2015

Rock Climbing Photo: Rig_JTree


Forums : Climbing Gear Discussion : ... : Post

Nov 14, 2014

Rock Climbing Photo: Silver Fox popped at Utah rest stop

Silver Fox popped at Utah rest stop

Forums : General Climbing : ... : Post

Mar 20, 2014

Rock Climbing Photo: Silver Fox in the snow

Silver Fox in the snow

Forums : General Climbing : ... : Post

Mar 20, 2014

Rock Climbing Photo: Conditions on the Cable Route as of 6/25/2013.  On...

Conditions on the Cable Route as of 6/25/2013. On ascent, snowpack was solid, very bootable. Tech section had some ice (lots of verglas and some larger stuff). On descent (~1pm), snow was super sof

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Cable Route (5.4)

Jul 2, 2013

Rock Climbing Photo: View of the North Face on Long's Peak (Cable Route...

View of the North Face on Long's Peak (Cable Route) from the Boulderfield on 6/25/2013.

Forums : Colorado : ... : Post

Jul 2, 2013

Contributed Comments


Location: NV : Mount Charleston : Mount Charleston Ice : Photo
By: wfscot When: Jan 16, 2016

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Comments: Epic! Does that form regularly?

Location: CO : Alpine Rock : RMNP - Rock : Petit Grepon : South Face (5.8)
By: wfscot When: Jul 28, 2013

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Comments: Did this yesterday. Awesome climb. A few loose pieces of rock here and there but easily discovered and avoided. As to the negative comments, alpine climbing isn't for everyone.

Climbgal's descent description is spot on. In terms of rope length, it is entirely possible to string R2 and R3 together (assuming 2 60m ropes). However, there is a real risk of stuck ropes on the pull. We did this and had to send someone back up to the R3 rappel station to get our rope unstuck. Fortunately we had... more >>

Location: CO : Independence Pass : Weller Slab
By: wfscot When: Jul 8, 2013

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Comments: As of July, 2013, there was a fallen tree blocking the start of the access trail from the camp host site. An alternative trail starts at the back of campsite #6. From there, the trail goes direct to the edge of the talus field and then ascends a bit on the side of the talus before going out into it. There are cairns the entire way up to the base of the slab. It's really not that bad, either. Took us probably 20 minutes from the car to the base.

Location: Asia : Thailand : Koh Phi-Phi
By: wfscot When: Jul 2, 2013

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Comments: For those looking for easier climbs, this is an awesome alternative to the Muay Thai and 1, 2, 3 walls at Railay. When we were in the area in Nov. 2012, Muay Thai and 1, 2, 3 were shit shows every day with literally dozens of ropes. We decided to hit Phi Phi up for a few days and had Tonsai Tower all to ourselves.

Most of the climbs are super juggy, which should allow even beginners to get some good exposure. Highly recommended!

Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Castle Rock : Jackson's Wall (5.6)
By: wfscot When: Jun 21, 2013

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Comments: We climbed this on 6/20/13, and there was a nasty loose rock on the exposed traverse just above the bolted belay. It's marked with a couple white Xs, but they look to be fading. It's something you will want to grab if you're not paying attention, and there's a good chance it would hit your belayer or folks on the ground below. Be careful!

Other that that, we found this climb better than expected. The chimney start isn't particularly fun, but the rest of the route is quite nice.

Location: CO : Boulder : Flatirons : South : Seal Rock
By: wfscot When: Jun 21, 2013

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Comments: A bit more info on option #3 for the descent: we had heard several reports of stuck ropes on the primary rap station, so we spent some time looking for this other option. It is exactly as stated here (downclimb W then descend a ramp to the SE), but it's quite the adventure. The downclimb itself is not trivial and is made way worse due to the exposure. Once you're down, you do indeed descend the ramp to the SE but way farther than you might think. The rap eyebolt is hidden a good 40m d... more >>

Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
re: Multi pitch transition from lead to lead General Climbingwfscot2 days ago
re: Best Harness for Ice and Alpine?Ice Climbingwfscot6 days ago
re: Scarpa Triolet Pro GTX Mountaineering Boot Men's 47 - Brand New in BoxFOR SALE / Wantedwfscot6 days ago
re: Buying gear in LAClimbing Gear DiscussionwfscotJan 26, 2016
re: Micro traxion vs. pro traxionBig Wall and Aid ClimbingwfscotJan 25, 2016
re: Ice climbing in approach shoesClimbing Gear DiscussionwfscotJan 22, 2016
re: Solar Slab Descent/Rope Management BetaNevadawfscotJan 12, 2016
re: Favorite 1-2 pitch easy/moderate routes?NevadawfscotDec 18, 2015
re: Best destinations in Western US to learn multi-pitch tradTrad ClimbingwfscotDec 13, 2015
re: Hangboard in drywall?Training ForumwfscotOct 18, 2015
re: Getting the correct fit for ice bootsIce ClimbingwfscotOct 11, 2015
re: Using ATC guide at a belay at the end of a traverseGeneral ClimbingwfscotSep 23, 2015
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