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Point Rank: # 46
Total Points: 7,760

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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3



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Location: Arizona : Central Arizona : *The Homestead
By: 1Eric Rhicard When: Dec 17, 2016

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Comments: Camp at the first left right after turning on to the road. If you can't hitch a ride in the morning with someone hike in and leave your climbing gear until the next morning so all you need to do is carry in food and water. Takes about an hour according to the dozen or so people I have talked to who did it.


Location: Arizona : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 1 - Lower Highway : ... : 90 Days in the Hole (5.10a/b)
By: 1Eric Rhicard When: Dec 14, 2016

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Comments: My personal favorite at the Crags against Humanity. If it was longer I would give it three stars.


Location: Arizona : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 1 - Lower Highway : Crags Against Humanity
By: 1Eric Rhicard When: Dec 13, 2016

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Comments: Are you serious about that chain Jbak? Are you taking whippers on it? You sound like my someone who doesn't have a clue. How long have you been climbing. Luke put that up so I can assure you it is bombproof. Hahaha! Welcome back! ;)


Location: Arizona : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 1 - Lower Highway : ... : Mr. Meanor (5.8+)
By: 1Eric Rhicard When: Dec 7, 2016

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Comments: People need to assess risks of a fall. It isn't a game and it can seriously alter or end you life. Be cautious until you are good enough to make a clear choice with a clue to the risks involved.


Location: Arizona : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 4 - Windy Point West : ... : Ego Donor (5.9+)
By: 1Eric Rhicard When: Dec 5, 2016

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Comments: Okay Kids, how about taking some responsibility for your climbing areas. Instead of pointing out climbs with issues how about we educate ourselves and fix things when you find them or go back and fix them next weekend or next day. Check out school of rock on this site to figure out if something needs to be fixed. I thank you in advance for getting involved in the stewardship of our areas.


Location: Arizona : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 1 - Lower Highway : Boot Hill
By: 1Eric Rhicard When: Nov 29, 2016

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Comments: Not sure what you were on. Boot Hill North End has a number of new routes on it making the current topo out of date. If you can climb the existing routes you will not be troubled with the new ones. They actually allow you to make a full day out of going there. Do you have the new Guidebook SammyG?


Location: Arizona : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : East Stronghold : Rockfellow Group : ... : Photo
By: 1Eric Rhicard When: Nov 29, 2016

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Comments: That lone bolt might be the alternate finish I did to Endgame. You should do it as it adds a more direct cool but slightly harder pitch to Endgame. Geir shows it in green in his guidebook as a variation.


Location: Arizona : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 2 - Bear Canyon : ... : Photo
By: 1Eric Rhicard When: Nov 25, 2016

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Comments: Either way is about the same. Ive done them both multiple times.


Location: Arizona : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 1 - Lower Highway : ... : Wilard Scott's Crack (5.10d)
By: 1Eric Rhicard When: Nov 25, 2016

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Comments: I was just deleting excess photos and saw some from Weathertop. This made me wonder if people were getting up there as I think it is one of the better cool weather crags we have.


Location: Arizona : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 1 - Lower Highway : ... : A Big Black Deck (5.7+)
By: 1Eric Rhicard When: Nov 21, 2016

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Comments: I wouldn't have put in the low anchors but it was nice you did. This gives the 5.7 climbers another route to lead. If you climb 5.9 then continue up the extension as one pitch.


Location: Arizona : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 1 - Lower Highway : ... : A Bigger Blacker Deck (5.9-)
By: 1Eric Rhicard When: Nov 21, 2016

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Comments: This is simply an extension of the routes below and well worth doing.


Location: Arizona : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 1 - Lower Highway : ... : A Big Black Deck (5.7+)
By: 1Eric Rhicard When: Nov 21, 2016

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Comments: Pretty big jog to the left on a ledge.


Location: Arizona : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 1 - Lower Highway : ... : Unlimited Choss......and Br... (5.10+)
By: 1Eric Rhicard When: Nov 21, 2016

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Comments: Sharp after doing 5 or six other routes including the one to the left.


Location: Arizona : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 4 - Windy Point West : ... : Tears of a Clown (5.11- R)
By: 1Eric Rhicard When: Nov 13, 2016

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Comments: I am 5.6 and recall having to really keep my head together but not that the moves once committed to were all that hard but comitting. This is why it is still a 10 in the guidebook which of course means it could be 10+. Nice job leading this one as it is rarely lead.


Location: Arizona : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 8 - Summit Crags : Ravelin, The
By: 1Eric Rhicard When: Oct 21, 2016

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Comments: I think there are now anchors for lowering of the routes Christian mentions.


Location: Arizona : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 8 - Summit Crags : Ravelin, The
By: 1Eric Rhicard When: Oct 21, 2016

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Comments: Rope solo yes, TR if you rap to where the routes end.


Location: Arizona : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 4 - Windy Point West : ... : Photo
By: 1Eric Rhicard When: Oct 21, 2016

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Comments: Thanks Lucas, I thought I had replaced them but wasn't sure.


Location: Arizona : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 4 - Windy Point West : ... : Photo
By: 1Eric Rhicard When: Oct 21, 2016

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Comments: Are there any bolts on this and had they been upgraded?


Location: Arizona : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 4 - Windy Point West : ... : Photo
By: 1Eric Rhicard When: Oct 17, 2016

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Comments: It is a true old school classic. Nice to see it is getting some traffic if I can call it that.


Location: Arizona : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 6 - Mid-Mountain : Barnum Rock
By: 1Eric Rhicard When: Oct 17, 2016

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Comments: Pretty sure Ben Burnham put in most of these bolts or was involved so I doubt they are 5/16ths and since I have done them all I would have noticed if they were. I have replaced dozens of older bolts on this mountain and have yet to replace any of the modern bolts I wouldn't have and sometimes did fall on prior to replacing them. 1/4 inch button heads are bad 3/8ths split shanks are bad as are 5/16ths but rarely. Go Climb have fun don't worry. CASA is worki... more >>


Location: Arizona : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : West Stronghold : The Tombstone : Stiletto (5.10+)
By: 1Eric Rhicard When: Sep 19, 2016

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Comments: The crack to the left of old school executioner was done before Dave Deschamps, Bob Kerry and I did it. We mistakenly thought we had done the FA. Steve never did Stiletto. I talked to him about the crack and he never mentioned the arete except to say he had looked at it. I lead this pitch after Dave D. backed off after placing one or two bolts. I remember him yelling at me to keep going when I added another bolt that wasn't far enough above his last one. This was done ground ... more >>


Location: South Dakota : Custer State Park : Sylvan Lake : Outlets : Inner Outlet : Big E's Two Project (5.9+ R)
By: 1Eric Rhicard When: Aug 1, 2016

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Comments: Feel free to bolt this or upgrade the bolts. He'll you can add some so it isn't an R.


Location: Massachusetts : Rose Ledge : Sideline (5.8)
By: 1Eric Rhicard When: Jul 26, 2016

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Comments: Thought I might try and solo this, but talk of a dirty finish had me downclimb rather than commit to the final 10 feet. Still enjoyed the mental game and am glad of my choice after looking at it from above. I am from Arizona and was surprised there wasn't a person out here. I wish there had been so I could have bummed a TR from them.


Location: Arizona : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 7 - Upper Highway : ... : They Killed Kenny (5.11a)
By: 1Eric Rhicard When: Jul 20, 2016

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Comments: Lots of people have yet to learn all the lingo. No big deal.at least Jim both didn't point it out in front of a lot of people! Oh wait.I can assure you he wasn't trying to belittle you just trying to get you on the correct page. In person he would have looked at you with a wry grin and said it in a tone that let you know that. Have a good weekend.


Location: Arizona : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 7 - Upper Highway : ... : They Killed Kenny (5.11a)
By: 1Eric Rhicard When: Jul 11, 2016

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Comments: Snide comments, were they deleted?


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