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Jan 25, 2012
Magic Ed
Over the Hill, Eldo. It was just one of many routes I climbed on that perfect, memorable, day. Ed Wright
Joined May 14, 2006
332 points
Jan 25, 2012
The Good Book, the Valley
The Open Book, Tahquitz
Not sure if it counts, but the Mark of Zorro pitch on Zodiac (the Great Circle pitch is awesome too).
Coarse and Buggy, Josh
Last pitch of New Dimensions, the Valley

Has to be a ton more out there that I'm forgetting.
Fat Dad
From Los Angeles, CA
Joined Nov 9, 2007
137 points
Jan 25, 2012
I can't believe that none of you losers mentioned Meat Hooks or P2 of Cornflake Crack!

Seriously (even though I'm serious above), lots of good mentions and pics in this thread.
Ben F
From Benfield, Kolorado
Joined Jan 1, 2001
409 points
Jan 25, 2012
black nasty
the BEST was that 5.15 dihedral i stemmed up with no pants on!

by the way, it was memorable for Ben F. also, he gave me a
very attentive belay, never took his eyes off me! ;D
Cor
Joined Mar 6, 2006
1,169 points
Jan 25, 2012
Cor wrote:
the BEST was that 5.15 dihedral i stemmed up with no pants on! by the way, it was memorable for Ben F. also, he gave me a very attentive belay, never took his eyes off me! ;D


You call that a p_nis?
Ben F
From Benfield, Kolorado
Joined Jan 1, 2001
409 points
Jan 25, 2012
black nasty
yeah well... the nuts obscure the view of the nut tool! Cor
Joined Mar 6, 2006
1,169 points
Jan 25, 2012
not my cross to bare - penitente Falon Morris
Joined May 4, 2010
4 points
Jan 25, 2012
Climber Drawing
Ramblin' Rose, Wigwam Dome in The Splatte

El Matador (left side) on The Tower

Third crux on Little Devil, Castlewood Canyon
Tom Hanson
Joined Jan 1, 2001
1,125 points
Jan 25, 2012
Stabby
No mention of Wunschs yet? Mike Lane
From Centennial, CO
Joined Jan 21, 2006
839 points
Jan 25, 2012
Lincoln Lake
Monty mentioned it. Mike Morin
From On the Road
Joined Nov 4, 2007
1,277 points
Jan 25, 2012
How about some love for TWall?

In the Pursuit of Excellence (5.9)
Daniel H.
From Cincinnati
Joined May 31, 2011
296 points
Jan 26, 2012
Memorable - Roseland

Favorite - Bonnies Roof
Jake D.
From Northeast
Joined Nov 23, 2006
477 points
Jan 26, 2012
the man was smart
Daniel H. wrote:
How about some love for TWall? In the Pursuit of Excellence (5.9)


good call, hell of a pitch
T Roper
From VA,NM,UT,CT,MA
Joined Mar 31, 2006
1,053 points
Jan 26, 2012
It is a good sized roof. Photo: Jimbo
Good Book-Yosemite Mr. Clean-Devils Tower 1Eric Rhicard
Joined Feb 15, 2006
8,604 points
Jan 26, 2012
Me and my Fetish I guess.. ;)
This thread has proved to be climbing pr0n at its best. Keep it going and thanks! Daryl Allan
From Sierra Vista, AZ
Joined Sep 13, 2006
1,158 points
Jan 26, 2012
"Ragin Cajun" 5.12c Jackson Falls, So Il...
Daniel H. wrote:
How about some love for TWall? In the Pursuit of Excellence (5.9)



+1 for Pursuit of Excellence
jhn payne
Joined Oct 27, 2009
54 points
Administrator
Jan 26, 2012
Offwidth time
Adirondacks:
Partition on Upper Washbowl
Great Dihedral @ Poke-O

Bugs:
McTech Arete
Luc
From Montreal, Quebec
Joined Nov 27, 2006
7,298 points
Jan 26, 2012
You stay away from mah pig!
Ben F wrote:
I can't believe that none of you losers mentioned Meat Hooks or P2 of Cornflake Crack! Seriously (even though I'm serious above), lots of good mentions and pics in this thread.


Yeah, both pitches (but especially the second) of Cornflake Crack are amazing.
camhead
From Vandalia, Appalachia
Joined Jun 27, 2006
1,369 points
Jan 26, 2012
Great Dihedral on South Howser Beckey-Chouinard - 3 to 4 pitches long and in the sun. Pretty much glorious.

Wildflowers on Snowpatch. 6 or 7 pitches long, continuously vertical, shaded and cold. Somewhat forbidding but great climbing.

Finger of Fate. So geometrically clean.

Echo Tower. Unusual in that the "dihedral" is formed by two block towers meeting on edge. As you climb you peer through to a mirror image dihdral on the opposite side of the formation.
ddriver
From SLC
Joined Jul 30, 2007
276 points
Jan 26, 2012
Relaxing in the Tuttle Creek Campground after a fu...
El Camino Real at Tahquitz.

Runners Up:
Open Book at Tahquitz

Dark Shadows at Red Rocks
Cory
From Boise, ID
Joined Mar 25, 2008
2,521 points
Jan 26, 2012
Which way again?
That is a GREAT photo of Dark Shadows. Most of mine have been mentioned, some of my faves are unreported FAs that are always peaceful and dead quiet, fun to repeat and enjoy, never a line! Cunning Linguist
Joined Feb 15, 2007
2,478 points
Jan 26, 2012
Top half of Melifluous
Fourth pitch of The Casual Route.

Inhibitor at The Red River Gorge.
Sam Stephens
Joined Jan 20, 2010
768 points
Jan 26, 2012
The Fonrouge-Somebody route on the backside of the Torre Principal at Frey- a long, golden perspectival convergence. Probably 180 feet if it's an inch and stuck full of pins, it's pretty thin. That one's stuck with me.

I guess the Zebra, but things were just getting started then. Tis-sa-ack, Half Dome.

El Matador and the Moratorium, you don't forget those. +1

In Pursuit was wet every day last week, we never got on it dry. But we did it.

Unreported! Like the long purple-TCU corner on the Egg Wall...the one that dropped some eggs. Sorry Rich.
Rob Dillon
Joined Mar 22, 2002
991 points
Jan 27, 2012
Most fun probably Zanzibar dihedral in Indy pass most memorable
Either poohs corner Vedawoo where I blew it riped a cam and almost head decked or Friday the 13th also vedawoo a real fight. And my first 5.10 on gear.
martinharris
From Glenwood Springs CO
Joined Jul 20, 2010
228 points
Jan 27, 2012
Third pillar of dana descent.
Not sure if it has been mentioned, but the night crawler at red rocks is pretty amazing. two pitches of awesome sustained dihedral beautifulness. Rob Fielding
From Las Vegas, NV
Joined May 8, 2011
259 points


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