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Member Since: Feb 13, 2011
Last Visit: Nov 3, 2017
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Point Rank: # 14,887
Total Points: 20

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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Approach Trails = 4
Page Improvements = 3

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Location: Idaho > South Idaho > City of Rocks > Parking Lot Rock > Parking Lot Rock - West > Suprise (5.7+)
By: Brent Inghram When: Oct 12, 2016

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Comments: The 2016 Bingham shows this route as 5.9, two stars. It is more like 5.7-ish, and not recommended, not worth the trouble. As noted above, it has poorly located bolts (odd locations), and ends in kind of a strange place - below what would seem to be the more logical conclusion.

Location: Utah > Grand Staircase > Hackberry Canyon
By: Brent Inghram When: Apr 11, 2014

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Comments: Wow! I see you found another amazing, spectacular climbing spot, Roy. I look forward to investigating it.

Location: Utah > Jungle, on the Aquarius Pla...
By: Brent Inghram When: Mar 15, 2012

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Comments: Rhyolite is the crumbly version of basalt??? No! Rhyolite is an extrusive igneous rock, same as basalt - the difference between them is that rhyolite has high silica content, basalt has low silica. The significance of this for "crumbliness"? Zero. Rhyolite, in fact, is the extrusive counterpart (same mineralogic makeup) as granite. Of course, the degree of weathering - that can vary in any rock type and between and within climbing areas. You can find places (northern Rockies, Sierras, etc. ... more >>

Location: Utah > Jungle, on the Aquarius Pla...
By: Brent Inghram When: Feb 13, 2011

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Comments: The Jungle rocks! Approach from parking area is short and sweet, rock quality is excellent, and the routes are superb - well deserving of those stars on the ratings. This place is a gem, well worth going out of your way to investigate. Beautiful setting, no crowds, some terrific established routes and the potential to put up additional ones. Be kind to this place, it deserves it!

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