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Location: Colorado : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : The Wind Tower : Wind Tower - SW Face : Lemmings (5.8)
By: coppolillo When: Apr 6, 2017

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Comments: Indeed, good small gear at 2nd roof. The first one (with the slung horn in the photos) has less obvious gear and loose rock. A bit heads up. I wouldn't sling that horn; it vibrates enough I'd be afraid of pulling it off.

Above that roof is a hanging flake that also vibrates pretty well. Tread lightly--that thing is big enough to chop your rope or your belayer or both!

Fun route, though, and as Wayne says, great alternative to the West Overhan... more >>


Location: Climbing Skills : Preferred Knots for Rappell...
By: coppolillo When: Oct 31, 2015

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Comments: Nick's correct---tie the flat overhand and pull it--you'll see how flat and low-profile it is...compare that to a bend and the advantages are pretty apparent.


Location: Colorado : CO Ice & Mixed : Clear Creek Canyon - Ice : M3 Crag
By: coppolillo When: Oct 19, 2015

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Comments: Approach beta:

After coming off the Tyrolean, indeed, head south...I thought it was more like 125 yds, rather than 200yds...but hey, Jason used to play football, so maybe his sense is better than mine! Just as you get south of the huge Mission Wall formation, you'll see a gully running back up and right (W/NW)--it has some talus right down the gut, but it's mostly vegetated. You can see M3 Crag clearly from the fisherman's trail beside the creek; it's not hidden or obscured by any ot... more >>


Location: Colorado : Golden : North Table Mountain/Golden... : The Risk Area : Handcrack (5.8)
By: coppolillo When: Oct 13, 2013

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Comments: Decent little feature on which to teach somebody the basics...clean, sustained, if a bit steep for the first-time crack climber.


Location: Colorado : Golden : North Table Mountain/Golden... : The Risk Area : Unknown F (5.7)
By: coppolillo When: Oct 13, 2013

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Comments: Lots of loose rock and dirty. I'd avoid....


Location: Colorado : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Redgarden Wall : Redgarden - Tower One : ... : Photo
By: coppolillo When: Sep 9, 2009

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Comments: That's a whole lotta man right there!


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