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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
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Location: California > Yosemite National Park > Yosemite Valley > El Capitan > Southwest Face > ... > Photo
By: Alton R. When: Oct 5, 2017

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Comments: Yes. Forest is the lengendary Unicorn that made Alex famous.

Location: Washington > Central-East Cascades, Wena... > Icicle Creek > Eight Mile Area > Eight-mile Buttresses > ... > Stump Route (5.6)
By: Alton R. When: May 27, 2017

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Comments: The walk off from the top is SUPER simple. From the top of the route, walk
"up" a few more little slabs of rock for a short distance, generally trending to climbers right. At a certain point, where it feels obvious to "go have a look" over to the right, you'll be able to either find cairns or simply follow your intuition down into the gully. Not difficult by any means, just a tad loose.

Location: Colorado > Boulder > Upper Dream Canyon > Dream Dome > Wrinkles in Time (5.9-)
By: Alton R. When: Feb 13, 2017

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Location: Colorado > Boulder > Eldorado Canyon SP > Redgarden Wall > Redgarden - Tower Two > ... > Photo
By: Alton R. When: Nov 6, 2015

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Comments: That old record was bridge to bridge, but it's since been broken.

Location: Tennessee > Stone Fort (aka Little Rock... > Kingpin (V6)
By: Alton R. When: Feb 23, 2015

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Comments: This is a bad ass and IMO, hard V6, although still V6. I have never climbed in Font, but I have at Castle Rock SP in CA (also very Font like, so they say) and never came across anything this stout, or amazing for that matter.

This is all about position, but oh so good when you roll it out.

Location: Wyoming > Lander Area > Wild Iris > The Main Wall > Rode Hard Wall > Tomahawk Slam (5.12a)
By: Alton R. When: May 27, 2014

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Comments: The bolt at the crux (B3?) has a good deal of the sheath visible from below. Bolt doesnt pull out nor is it shakey, but I wanted to put it out there that it may be unsafe with ground fall potential if this were to blow and you had a crap belay.

Location: Colorado > Boulder > Upper Dream Canyon > Lost Angel > Primal Cinema (5.11a)
By: Alton R. When: Nov 3, 2013

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Comments: I climbed this route today mostly by accident. Still had a great time nonetheless.

After the roof on the first pitch of Strange Cargo, I continued up through the corner past the anchor out right for Primal Cinema as I was headed for the next belay on SC.

Roughly 15 below the SC belay I saw a line of bolts heading right. The climbing looked enticing, so I headed that way thinking this may be SC and it goes back left. I had taken about 22 draws to the link the first 2 and had enough for the fo... more >>

Location: Colorado > Golden > Clear Creek Canyon > Little Eiger > First Impressions (5.9+)
By: Alton R. When: Sep 19, 2012

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Comments: I replaced the bottom quicklinks (lowering ones) on Saturday 9/15/2012. The old ones were looking pretty worn out. New ones are bomber 3/8".

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