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Member Since: Jul 17, 2011
Last Visit: Oct 9, 2017
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Approach Trails = 4
Page Improvements = 3

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Location: Connecticut > CT Bouldering > Westwoods (Cockaponset Stat...
By: balzano When: Dec 18, 2016

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Comments: I grew up in Branford and have been climbing here for a very long time. If one enters from the Branford Old Quarry Rd side, one finds several stand alone boulders just up the small hill that runs parallel to the stream. There is a separate path that heads up there and rejoins the main path 100 yards or so. After the two trails meet again, to the right one stumbles across a sink hole or old well and then a massive cluster of boulders and caves with remnants of parties. If one continues past t... more >>

Location: North America > Canada > British Columbia > Northern BC
By: balzano When: Oct 25, 2016

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Comments: Ive driven to Prince Rupert twice about 7 years ago and I remember thinking it had an abundance big beautiful untapped rock. If it wasn't so hard to get to it could be the next big thing.

Location: Vermont > *Vermont Ice Climbing > Williamstown/Brookfield Ice
By: balzano When: Oct 24, 2016

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Comments: Yeah that one wasn't as good the following year. I guess they fluctuate. Theres also a good 20' section near the ball field in Williamstown.

Location: Vermont
By: balzano When: Sep 18, 2012

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Comments: I answered my Camel's Hump question already... sort of. I read the specific rules on the hand out sheet you get at the trailhead, also available online, and it says rock climbing is forbidden. My assumption is that they want the alpine zone undisturbed outside of the trail itself. My rebuttal is, the area with potential climbing is 100% exposed rock, and once topping out one can probably rock hop back over to the trail with minimal difficulty---if no rope is used, and one scrambles up the eas... more >>

Location: Vermont
By: balzano When: Sep 18, 2012

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Comments: Does anybody know if there are any lines up the chin at Camel's Hump. I hiked the Alpine trail up and there appeared to be an easy gully line and then some challenging possibilities on the steeper areas.

Location: California > Northeast California > Mt. Shasta > Photo
By: balzano When: Jul 17, 2011

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Comments: march 2009

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