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Location: California : Lake Tahoe : Highway 50 Corridor : Crystal Basin : Wrights Lake
By: caughtinside When: Oct 17, 2017

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Comments: Maybe you missed them? I've put a TR on Oli Slick. I think the bolts were on the face on a block that I had to 3rd class to get down to, but it's been over 5 years since I did it, I don't really remember.


Location: California : Lake Tahoe : Highway 50 Corridor : Crystal Basin : Wrights Lake
By: caughtinside When: Oct 16, 2017

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Comments: Sure. Those routes already have top bolted anchors over the lip that are much better suited to the the routes


Location: California : Lake Tahoe : Highway 50 Corridor : Crystal Basin : Wrights Lake
By: caughtinside When: Oct 9, 2017

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Comments: Those three bolt anchors with no hangers are for a highline.


Location: Utah : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Fin Wall : Finnegan's Whiskers (5.10)
By: caughtinside When: Oct 2, 2017

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Comments: Why are you two climbing on wet sandstone? That is poor stewardship.


Location: California : San Francisco Bay Area : Wine Country : Mount St. Helena
By: caughtinside When: Sep 27, 2017

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Comments: When the lot fills up, people park on the shoulder of the highway. Might be better? it's right next to the road so it would be pretty bold to smash and grab on the shoulder of a busy highway


Location: California : Lake Tahoe : I-80 Corridor : Auburn SRA : Cave Valley (aka Auburn Qua... : ... : Booty Crack (5.10a)
By: caughtinside When: Sep 27, 2017

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Comments: Hey Tut,

Not a fan of renaming routes either but this one was "unknown" for probably 20 years before you surfaced. I don't think any disrespect was intendend, but I I do agree it should be renamed to Booty Crack now that the original name is known.


Location: California : Lake Tahoe : I-80 Corridor : The Emeralds : The Benches : ... : Photo
By: caughtinside When: Jun 27, 2017

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Comments: When you are strong like the pictured climber, bad beta is no obstacle!


Location: California : Lake Tahoe : Highway 50 Corridor : Lover's Leap : Main Wall : ... : Photo
By: caughtinside When: May 25, 2017

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Comments: comment is incorrect, topo drawn here is close to the actual line. The crack to the right is the Deadpool.


Location: California : Sierra Eastside : Bishop Area : Owens River Gorge : Central Gorge : ... : Fear of a Black Planet (5.10a)
By: caughtinside When: May 2, 2017

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Comments: No clue Scott, I wrote it 10 years ago.


Location: California : Lake Tahoe : I-80 Corridor : Auburn SRA : Cave Valley (aka Auburn Qua...
By: caughtinside When: Apr 21, 2017

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Comments: Ok, the faux pas is showing up 20 deep.


Location: California : Lake Tahoe : Highway 50 Corridor : Lover's Leap : Central Wall : ... : Photo
By: caughtinside When: Feb 15, 2017

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Comments: Looks like the first pitch of Lovers chimney. Very fun route!


Location: California : Joshua Tree National Park : Hidden Valley Campground : Intersection Rock : The Flake (5.8)
By: caughtinside When: Dec 20, 2016

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Comments: Man. That is one of the craziest route comments I have seen on this site ever. I like the idea of ratings based on how long it takes to climb wide sections.


Location: California : Lake Tahoe : Highway 50 Corridor : Lover's Leap : Lower Buttress : ... : Photo
By: caughtinside When: Dec 16, 2016

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Comments: The belayer is standing at the base of the climb.

As a guide for many years...
m.youtube.com/watch?v=LE61cvEs...


Location: California : Lake Tahoe : Highway 50 Corridor : Lover's Leap : East Wall : Bear's Reach (5.7)
By: caughtinside When: Dec 8, 2016

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Comments: So good! Thanks for posting that


Location: California : San Francisco Bay Area : Wine Country : Mount St. Helena : Table Rock : ... : Captain Choss (5.10d)
By: caughtinside When: Nov 9, 2016

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Comments: Top anchor is not rap equipped. You can walk off or rap Aloha, or you could add some links to the top anchor. First pitch is over 30m, so if you want to rap after 1, you need a 70m.


Location: California : San Francisco Bay Area : Mickey's Beach : Emperor Boulder : Better Than Sex.... Porpois... (5.12c)
By: caughtinside When: Sep 25, 2016

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Comments: FA Jim Thornburg 2016. Titanium glue in bolts. So much fun, this is a dream route. The name refers to the other famous Marin 12c, the classic Sex Porpoises on the main rock at Mickeys.


Location: California : Lake Tahoe : I-80 Corridor : Auburn SRA : Cave Valley (aka Auburn Qua... : ... : Uncomfortably Dumb (5.10b)
By: caughtinside When: Mar 30, 2016

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Comments: I will fix a chain draw next time I am out there, easier than moving the bolt


Location: California : Lake Tahoe : Highway 50 Corridor : Lover's Leap : West Wall : Vanishing Point (5.10b)
By: caughtinside When: Aug 10, 2015

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Comments: Go left at the piton. Going right out the roofs is possible but much harder and you need very large gear.


Location: California : Lake Tahoe : Highway 50 Corridor : Lover's Leap : Main Wall : Cheap Shot (5.10a)
By: caughtinside When: Jun 5, 2015

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Comments: Cheap shot is mostly a plumb line with zero fixed gear. I recall the first pitch of north face having a bolt a pin or two and doing some wacky step right under a roof before turning it. It also had some loose stuff on it. Both are likely mungy. They only start like 15' apart I think.


Location: California : Joshua Tree National Park : Echo Rock Area : Sandworm Rock : Master & Servant (5.11d)
By: caughtinside When: May 15, 2015

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Comments: It rivals The Big Todd in radness. Did you try the other crack?


Location: California : Joshua Tree National Park : Hidden Valley Campground : Cyclops Rock : Foul Fowl (5.6)
By: caughtinside When: Mar 6, 2015

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Comments: Ha ha! I tried to 3rd class this thing and nearly perished! 5.6... What comedians!


Location: California : Lake Tahoe : I-80 Corridor : Auburn SRA : Cave Valley (aka Auburn Qua... : ... : Uncomfortably Dumb (5.10b)
By: caughtinside When: Feb 23, 2015

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Comments: 2nd bolt is a tough clip if you are short. A stick clip or a stiff draw is a good idea.


Location: California : Lake Tahoe : I-80 Corridor : Auburn SRA : Cave Valley (aka Auburn Qua... : ... : Confusion Tactics (5.12a)
By: caughtinside When: Feb 23, 2015

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Comments: Everyone cries about that bolt placement but it's in the only spot that had good rock and isn't hollow.


Location: California : Joshua Tree National Park : Echo Rock Area : Touch and Go Face : Touch and Go (5.9) : Photo
By: caughtinside When: Jan 28, 2015

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Comments: Saw this on the front page, terrific shot. Nice eye, Blitzo.


Location: California : Joshua Tree National Park : Sheep Pass Area : Hall of Horrors Area : Hall of Horrors : ... : Doomsday (5.9+)
By: caughtinside When: Jan 27, 2015

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Comments: Those look like the 5/16ths ones (i.e., bigger). I found those very difficult to pull, and have heard similar from others. I've only removed 4 total though, and I had a tuning fork. I remember thinking a 2nd tuning fork would have saved me a lot of time and effort.


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