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Mar 12, 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: A brilliant climb.
Thanks, good route and fun spot.

Rock Climbing Photo: Downclimb
Downclimb

Where is this lanky gentleman off-route?
Ol' Toby
From WA
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Mar 12, 2010
The Barb. I don't have a good photo handy, so someone else submit one (if I'm right). Charles Vernon
From Tucson, AZ
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Mar 12, 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: A brilliant climb.
That's the one. It was very entertaining to watch my friend and his (fortunately) tall partner do this downclimb from our vantage safe on the shoulder. Ol' Toby
From WA
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Mar 12, 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: Tony Bubb getting out of the overhang pockets and ...
Joseph P. Crotty wrote:
Other then it's in the Flatirons I am clueless. Whatever it's called it looks ripe with choss.

Correct on all accounts, but the Choss doesn't last. The route has some pretty good sections (the roof).

YDPL8S wrote:
The Guardian, now that's overhung!


No, but that is closest to the real route yet...
And integrates all (now 4) clues...
1) A Horan Route, and one he reacted to, when hearing that someone did it.
2) Within a few miles of Eldo (Flatirons)
3) Alcohol offered as a prize for the winner
4) You guys are SKUNKED so far...

Someone should have it by now!
Tony B
From Around Boulder, CO
Joined Jan 1, 2001
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Mar 12, 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: me bouldering in MT
the barb EMT
Joined Jan 13, 2008
276 points
Mar 12, 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: me bouldering in MT
Rock Climbing Photo: where?
where?

for Charles
EMT
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Mar 12, 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: Desert Tortoise
Tony B...Left out? Stu Ritchie
From Denver
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Mar 12, 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: Desert Tortoise
EMT...80 ft. of Meat? Stu Ritchie
From Denver
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Mar 12, 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: me bouldering in MT
Stu Ritchie wrote:
EMT...80 ft. of Meat?

nope
EMT
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Mar 12, 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: tomato, tomotto, kill mike amato.
tony, all this madness is making me really hungry. for a burger or something. slim
Joined Dec 1, 2004
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Mar 12, 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: The Black Wall rim Mt. Evans, CO.
Tony B wrote:
... 4) You guys are SKUNKED so far... Someone should have it by now!


Slim, that is not it as I have climbed the route you are referring to. Although they are similar.

Ok, so it's in SKUNK canyon and it's related to alcohol. My guess is it's on MP so I thumb through (i.e., MP is my FlatIrons guidebook) the current crop of routes and look for booze related names. It's probably one of these two:


Ok, so it's the second one as the photos match, but I cheated so I am disqualified. Note, this was seriously obscure.
Joseph Crotty
From Broomfield, CO
Joined Nov 23, 2002
854 points
Mar 12, 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: Tony Bubb getting out of the overhang pockets and ...
slim wrote:
tony, all this madness is making me really hungry. for a burger or something.


Warmer... getting warmer... YOu are going to burn off your noses soon.
But I did the FA of Burger Madness, which looks more like this:

Rock Climbing Photo: Ross S. on Burger Madness.
Ross S. on Burger Madness.


Joe Crotty has lead that one too... but Bob Horan has not.

Hint #5: "What are you guys, DRUNK? This one is even in the books!"
Tony B
From Around Boulder, CO
Joined Jan 1, 2001
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Mar 12, 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: Tony Bubb getting out of the overhang pockets and ...
Joseph P. Crotty wrote:
Slim, that is not it as I have climbed the route you are referring to. Although they are similar. Ok, so it's in SKUNK canyon and it's related to alcohol. My guess is it's on MP so I thumb through (i.e., MP is my FlatIrons guidebook) the current crop of routes and look for booze related names. It's probably one of these two: * Wild Turkey * Under The Influence Ok, so it's the second one as the photos match, but I cheated so I am disqualified. Note, this was seriously obscure.


OK, but you guessed based on the hints prior to checking the photo...
So I'll give you that. You also got it based on Clue #4...
So that's 2 beers remaining. Which means I owe you 2 beers. You going to be at the social on Tuesday?

Everyone else, thanks for playing the 'Obscure' game.
There are a LOT of big overhangs int eh flatirons... Just for fun, here is a nearby one that Joe already knows (that would be me in the pink and him in the white)
Rock Climbing Photo: Joseph Crotty gets ready to start up the roof of '...
Joseph Crotty gets ready to start up the roof of 'Far Out' (5.10d) on the back side of Ridge-2 in Skunk Canyon (Flatirons). Photo by Tony Bubb, 8/07.
Rock Climbing Photo: Tony Bubb finnishes up the roof crux of 'Far Out' ...
Tony Bubb finnishes up the roof crux of 'Far Out' (5.10d) on the back side of Ridge-2 in Skunk Canyon (Flatirons). Photo by Joseph Crotty, 8/07.
Tony B
From Around Boulder, CO
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Mar 12, 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: tomato, tomotto, kill mike amato.
damn, that's what i get for trying to be a hotshot. all of those routes look pretty good to me. have to put 'em on my list. slim
Joined Dec 1, 2004
2,143 points
Mar 12, 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: The Black Wall rim Mt. Evans, CO.
I know ice routes can look similar, but this one is well known.

Rock Climbing Photo: Classic Colorado ice.
Classic Colorado ice.
Joseph Crotty
From Broomfield, CO
Joined Nov 23, 2002
854 points
Mar 12, 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: Profiley Styley
Stairway Mark Cushman
From Cumming, GA
Joined Sep 4, 2006
1,049 points
Mar 12, 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: The Black Wall rim Mt. Evans, CO.
Mark Cushman wrote:
Stairway


Good job Mark.
Joseph Crotty
From Broomfield, CO
Joined Nov 23, 2002
854 points
Mar 12, 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: Profiley Styley
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From Cumming, GA
Joined Sep 4, 2006
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Mar 12, 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: . . .
rock wars at the long wall. grk10vq
Joined Mar 29, 2006
5,498 points
Mar 12, 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: Profiley Styley
GRK wrote:
rock wars at the long wall.

Bingo! You're up!
Mark Cushman
From Cumming, GA
Joined Sep 4, 2006
1,049 points
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Mar 12, 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: . . .
Rock Climbing Photo: a little risky bringing it towards this neck of th...
a little risky bringing it towards this neck of the woods...
grk10vq
Joined Mar 29, 2006
5,498 points
Mar 12, 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: It is pumpy up there. Kristoff taking the whip.
empor on cob rock Phil Lauffen
From The Bubble
Joined Jun 20, 2008
2,409 points
Administrator
Mar 12, 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: . . .
shizam!

thats a 200 foot tall bulls-eye for a majority of you.
grk10vq
Joined Mar 29, 2006
5,498 points
Mar 12, 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: It is pumpy up there. Kristoff taking the whip.
this one should be easy
Rock Climbing Photo: ??what route??
??what route??
Phil Lauffen
From The Bubble
Joined Jun 20, 2008
2,409 points
Mar 12, 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: me bouldering in MT
Rock Climbing Photo: where?
where?


wham
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