REI Community


Member Since: Sep 27, 2001
Last Visit: 10 hours ago
Contact Brian

Point Rank: # 1,294
Total Points: 650

43 Compliments
How do you get points?
Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Approach Trails = 4
Page Improvements = 3



Where has Brian been climbing?










Contributions


All 1128 | Routes 6 | Areas 6 | Approach Trails | Photos 100 | Page Improvements | Comments 251 | Posts 700 | Stars 11 | Ratings 54
Page 6 of 46.  <<First   <Prev   4  5  6  7  8   Next>   Last>>

Contributed Comments

 

Location: Rhode Island > Lincoln Woods > Goat Rock
By: Brian When: Feb 2, 2017

view comment >>
Comments: It is a difficult to set up top ropes on this unless you bring trad gear.


Location: Rhode Island > Beach Pond > Pirate ship wall
By: Brian When: Feb 1, 2017

view comment >>
Comments: "Elevation: 1,520'" The highest point in RI (Jerimoth Hill) is 812'


Location: Massachusetts > Farley Ledge
By: Brian When: Jan 27, 2017

view comment >>
Comments: Tyler,
The standard operating procedure at Farley is to ask someone what the climb and grade is. Unfortunately, there has to be someone around, and they have to know what they are talking about. I had one climber tell me a climb was 10a and another climber tell me the same climb was 11b. So, bring a leave-it biner, and do some adventure climbing.


Location: Connecticut > Eastern Coastal Slope > High Ledge > Main Wall > The Roof (5.8)
By: Brian When: Jan 23, 2017

view comment >>
Comments: There are no access issues. It is in the Pachaug State Forest on a main hiking trail. Better directions/description: climbri.org/highledge.htm


Location: Rhode Island > Arcadia Management Area > Mt. Tom > Main Wall > Main Wall
By: Brian When: Jan 19, 2017

view comment >>
Comments: Are we talking about the same crack? Better photo of it here: climbri.org/mttom.htm The one with the blue dots.


Location: New Hampshire > * Ice and Mixed Climbing > Mt. Willard (Ice) > South Face - Lower > Cinema Gully (WI2) > Photo
By: Brian When: Jan 17, 2017

view comment >>
Comments: I edited the photo to make the lines more accurate.


Rock Climbing Photo: Cinema Gully Beta
Cinema Gully Beta



Location: Europe > Switzerland > Eiger > Mittellegi Ridge 5b (5.8 A0) > Photo
By: Brian When: Jan 5, 2017

view comment >>
Comments: When did you climb it? Looks like more snow then when I did it. Although the glacier is considerably smaller.


Location: Maine > Shagg Crag > Short Shagg (5.9) > Photo
By: Brian When: Dec 10, 2016

view comment >>
Comments: Bolted 5.9 next to a crack that eats cams?


Location: Massachusetts > Farley Ledge
By: Brian When: Dec 5, 2016

view comment >>
Comments: The description is really old and should be updated. Specifically, "It is somewhat secluded, not especially popular, though the rock and climbing are quality and enjoyable."

"Not especially popular"? If you don't get here really early the parking lots are full. Very popular is a better description.


Location: New Hampshire > *Cannon Cliff > 4. Moby Grape Area > Moby Grape (5.8)
By: Brian When: Nov 27, 2016

view comment >>
Comments: To get there walk south from the climber's parking lot along the bike path for a few minutes until you see a giant boulder with a sign next to it. Just beyond that there is a point where the path shoulder gets wider and there will be a faint trail on the right (west) that is sometimes marked by a small cairn. Follow the trail up to the talus slope and boulder hop following cairns. You can see Reppy's Crack from the talus field. This is easier than taking the Whitney Gilman approach as s... more >>


Location: New Hampshire > *Cannon Cliff > 4. Moby Grape Area > Reppys Crack (5.8)
By: Brian When: Nov 26, 2016

view comment >>
Comments: To get there walk south along the bike path for a few minutes until you see a giant boulder with a sign next to it. Just beyond that there is a point where the path shoulder gets wider and there will be a faint trail on the right (west) that is sometimes marked by a small cairn. Follow the trail up to the talus slope and boulder hop following cairns. You can see Reppy's from the talus field.


Location: New Hampshire > *Rumney
By: Brian When: Sep 22, 2016

view comment >>
Comments: Eric, It's $10 per additional person but $34 for a tent site. Unless you are getting a special deal or their web site is wrong.
bakerrivercampground.com/rates...


Location: New Hampshire > *Rumney
By: Brian When: Sep 20, 2016

view comment >>
Comments: Yup...$34 is the rate for a tent site at Baker River. I recommend staying at the Little House Inn and Hostel right in Rumney village. It is $40 and you get a bed and hot shower. Lots of climbers there and nice folks who run it.


Location: Connecticut > Central Valley > West Peak > Electric Rocks
By: Brian When: Sep 2, 2016

view comment >>
Comments: Info on this crag is in David Fasulo's new CT guidebook "Rock Climbing Connecticut. The routes here tend to be really mossy and slick due to little activity (at least when I climbed it). Some of the routes have been modernized (not by me). There is limited parking at the YMCA lot with a pass. You can get a pass from the Ragged Mountain Foundation website. raggedmtn.org/electric-rocks/


Location: New Hampshire > *Rumney > The Hinterlands > Jolt (5.10a)
By: Brian When: Aug 31, 2016

view comment >>
Comments: Graham O wrote: ... Dolt is no longer climbable,...!

We climbed Dolt a few weeks ago (Aug 7th 2016) and it is fine. ??


Location: New Hampshire > WM: Kancamagus (Central) > Mount Huntington > Once is Enough (5.10c/d)
By: Brian When: Aug 22, 2016

view comment >>
Comments: The start is hard to find (for me anyway). The trail brings you to the bottom of a large slab. Scramble up a steep gully to the right of the slab until you see an inside broken corner with some small bushes on top. Head up that and after you get to the bushes you turn left around the buttress and a short ways you will see the first bolt. Mostly 5.7 climbing until the crux headwall. Appropriately named.
This photo shows where the indistinct trail cuts off left to go to the left side of the cl... more >>


Location: New Hampshire > WM: Franconia Notch > Hounds Hump Ridge (Eaglet e... > The Eaglet > The West Chimney (5.7) > Photo
By: Brian When: Aug 21, 2016

view comment >>
Comments: The photo was taken in September 2015.


Location: New Hampshire > *Rumney > The Hinterlands > Jolt (5.10a)
By: Brian When: Aug 19, 2016

view comment >>
Comments: The exposure may feel like 5.10a but the moves feel like 5.9.


Location: Europe > Italy > Dolomites > Pomagagnon and Cristallo Gr...
By: Brian When: Aug 14, 2016

view comment >>
Comments: How long is the approach?


Location: New Hampshire > WM: Kancamagus (Central) > Mount Huntington
By: Brian When: Jul 9, 2016

view comment >>
Comments: L-R SM variation 5.6, SM 5.9, Perennial 5.9, Perennial variation 5.5

mountainproject.com/v/10627659...


Location: Connecticut
By: Brian When: Jun 21, 2016

view comment >>
Comments: Anyone ever climb at the abandoned RT 11 road cut in Salem? Access?


Location: Connecticut > CT Bouldering > The Preserve
By: Brian When: Jun 21, 2016

view comment >>
Comments: Shouldn't this be under the "CT Bouldering" section?


Location: Massachusetts > Farley Ledge > Photo
By: Brian When: Jun 19, 2016

view comment >>
Comments: Does anyone know the rating of the climb just to the left of this? It goes up the arete and then the chimney between the face this guy is on and the left wall. It finishes up left. We were having a debate as to the grade.


Location: New Hampshire > WM: Franconia Notch > Hounds Hump Ridge (Eaglet e... > The Eaglet > The West Chimney (5.7) > Photo
By: Brian When: Jun 16, 2016

view comment >>
Comments: Be sure to get the photo-op on this climb.


Location: Rhode Island > Snake Den > The Quarry > The Land Down Under (5.8)
By: Brian When: May 26, 2016

view comment >>
Comments: Kasey, I hung a rope on this today and rope-soloed it. I don't mean to be a jerk and sandbag your route but I tried to make it as hard as I could and couldn't come up with anything harder than 5.8. Maybe a reach thing? I'm 5'11". If you do Battle of the Bulge 5.11- over on Crag 6 that should be only slightly harder than a 5.10+. It is WAY harder than this route.


Page 6 of 46.  <<First   <Prev   4  5  6  7  8   Next>   Last>>

Mountain Project

The Definitive Climbing Resource

MTB Project

Next Generation MTB Trail Maps

Powder Project

Backcountry Ski Maps & Secret Stashes
FREE Stickers · Gyms · Contact · About