Route Guide    Partners    Forum    Photos    What's New    Journal        
Sign Up  |   Log In:Login with Facebook
REI Community


Member Since: Dec 25, 2008
Last Visit: 15 hours ago
Contact Bobby Omann

Point Rank: # 11,552
Total Points: 32
Last Year: 32
Last 30 Days: 0
2 Compliments
How do you get points?
Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
Comments = 1



Where has Bobby Omann been climbing?










Contributions


All 17 | Routes 1 | Areas | Photos 3 | Page Improvements | Comments 7 | Posts 5 | Stars 1 | Ratings

Contributed Routes

Name Rating Type Location Date

My first Moose AKA Bosch Toss (FA)

5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a (1)

Sport, 1 pitch, 50'

MN : Jeff's World (MN/CA border) : Mooselandia

Oct 19, 2016

Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Rock Climbing Photo: My first moose, draws hanging, awaiting a second a...

My first moose, draws hanging, awaiting a second ascent

MN : Jeff's World (MN/CA border) : ... : My first Moose AKA Bosch To... (5.11c)

Oct 19, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: Mooselandia wearing it's lucky, late September...

Mooselandia wearing it's lucky, late September clothes

MN : Jeff's World (MN/CA border) : Mooselandia

Oct 19, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: The namesake moose shed found oh so near the base ...

The namesake moose shed found oh so near the base of the wall. Jeffe told me it's a good omen to find one from a young bull such as this. Historically the Moose was the king of these lands, but

MN : Jeff's World (MN/CA border) : Mooselandia

Oct 19, 2016

Contributed Comments

 

Location: WI : Willow River State Park : 5.10 left of Jar of Flies (5.10)
By: Bobby Omann When: Sep 14, 2016

view comment >>
Comments: I think the name of this route is "Drop Test"? can anyone confirm that?


Location: MN : Jeff's World (MN/CA border) : Crane Lake Wall : Sentinel Pine Right (V4)
By: Bobby Omann When: Aug 22, 2016

view comment >>
Comments: If it's not the best in the state it is absolutely the best V4 north of lunge or plunge... Sawmill and Sandstone have nothing as good at the grade. Such a rad time cleaning and sending and the rock quality is among the best I have ever seen. Also, this may be the northernmost established Boulder in the lower 48. It sits about 2 miles as the eagle flies from our brothers to the North.


Location: MN : Barn Bluff (Red Wing) : New Vice Area : Two Tone Zephyr (5.9)
By: Bobby Omann When: Aug 3, 2016

view comment >>
Comments: Thanks for the feedback, The intention was to reduce groundfall potential for someone who is challenged by the grade and may not want to climb themselves into a run-out to the second bolt. I will go back and re-climb and and figure out what to do whether that be remove the bolt or find a better place.


Location: MN : Barn Bluff (Red Wing) : New Vice Area : Two Tone Zephyr (5.9)
By: Bobby Omann When: Jun 8, 2016

view comment >>
Comments: I reequipped this route on 6/5/2016 with bolts paid for by the MCA. I added a bolt between 1-2 to reduce decking potential. Please note there are 5 bolts now instead of 4 so you don't run out of draws! I moved the 4th (now 5th) bolt a bit back to the left to straighten out the line (in retrospect i could have moved it a bit more but oh well). 2 of the bolts were the originals with SMC hangers placed by Jeff and Nate in 1990 (on lead because of the ethics of the time period, hence the wanderi... more >>


Location: WI : Willow River State Park : Water Music (5.12a)
By: Bobby Omann When: May 3, 2016

view comment >>
Comments: This route has experienced some recent breakage but still climbs just fine with no change to the grade. If you aren't super familiar with the start, a stick clip may be nice.


Location: WI : Willow River State Park : New Beginnings (5.12a) : Photo
By: Bobby Omann When: May 3, 2016

view comment >>
Comments: As an FYI the Minnesota Climbers Association is currently in the process of systematically updating aging hardware at Willow to new glue-in bolts more in line for this rock type. That being said, a bolt is only as good as the rock it is in. Be careful climbing over people. If you think there is a chance that you won't be able to stop tourists from walking underneath you on the routes nearer the waterfall...Stay off them for that day and come back when it's quieter. It is also important to n... more >>


Location: WI : Willow River State Park : Fox Confessor (5.12c) : Photo
By: Bobby Omann When: May 3, 2016

view comment >>
Comments: As an FYI the Minnesota Climbers Association is currently in the process of systematically updating aging hardware at Willow to new glue-in bolts more in line for this rock type. That being said, a bolt is only as good as the rock it is in. Be careful climbing over people. If you think there is a chance that you won't be able to stop tourists from walking underneath you on the routes nearer the waterfall...Stay off them for that day and come back when it's quieter. It is also important to n... more >>


Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
Scarpa Instinct VS sizing vs. Sportiva SizingClimbing Gear DiscussionBobby OmannAug 26, 2013
re: A Couple of Jackson Falls Questions..MidwestBobby OmannMay 8, 2012
re: A Couple of Jackson Falls Questions..MidwestBobby OmannMay 8, 2012
re: A Couple of Jackson Falls Questions..MidwestBobby OmannMar 8, 2012
A Couple of Jackson Falls Questions..MidwestBobby OmannMar 7, 2012

Contributed Stars

Name Quality Location

My first Moose AKA Bosch Toss 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

MN : Jeff's World (MN/CA border) : Mooselandia