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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
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Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Rock Climbing Photo: Blank Slate Slime/Beastmaker 1000

Blank Slate Slime/Beastmaker 1000

Forums > General Climbing > ... > Post

Oct 9, 2012

Rock Climbing Photo: Nearing the top of Fortuna on a very slimy day.

Nearing the top of Fortuna on a very slimy day.

Europe > Spain > ... > Fortuna (5.8)

Jul 5, 2012

Rock Climbing Photo: Beastmaker 3000!

Beastmaker 3000!

Forums > General Climbing > ... > Post

Jun 14, 2010

Rock Climbing Photo: speedriding vail pass

speedriding vail pass

The People of Mountain Proj... > Couloirman Schmiddy > avatar

Oct 1, 2009

Contributed Comments


Location: Europe > Switzerland > Eiger
By: Couloirman Schmiddy When: May 29, 2015

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Comments: I lost my black pro-tec skateboard style helmet with 2 go pro cameras in a BASE jumping accident off the North Face in 2010. If anyone finds it near the base of the North Face, or knows or someone who found it I would pay handsomely for the safe return of the memory cards in the cameras. Let me know!!!

Location: Europe > Spain > Mallorca
By: Couloirman Schmiddy When: Jul 6, 2014

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Comments: Any updates on overall DWS access on the island? Here are the articles I am referring to. Anyone been climbing at the popular DWS areas recently? Are the signs banning climbing still in place? Are people climbing anyway? Such a shame to lose such an amazing place. I went a few years ago and am dying to go back, but not if DWS is banned.

Location: Europe > Spain > Mallorca > Cala Barques > Snatch Area > Fortuna (5.8)
By: Couloirman Schmiddy When: Jul 3, 2012

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Comments: Fun route. Harder than the 5.8 it is listed at here, but still not too bad. Graded 6a+ in the newest Mallorca guidebook. Often very wet and slimy but still very climbable even when wet. Fun first route at Cala Barques with safe falls the whole way.

Location: New Hampshire > *Rumney > The Hinterlands > Electric Socks (5.8+)
By: Couloirman Schmiddy When: Apr 19, 2012

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Comments: As good as 5.8 can get. An awesome lead for those who want the experience of climbing Jolt but aren't quite at that grade. Very similar climb just much easier. 3 stars because the beginning sucks, but the upper arete makes up for it.

Location: Maine > Acadia National Park
By: Couloirman Schmiddy When: Feb 8, 2011

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Comments: Now that the Butterfield book is hard to find, whats the best guidebook to get for the area?

Location: New Hampshire > *Rumney > Jimmy Cliff > Things You Should Have Lear... (5.6)
By: Couloirman Schmiddy When: Jul 4, 2010

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Comments: At the anchor, the right bolt is loose and removable with just your fingers. Someone should head up there with a hex wrench to tighten the thing up and make sure it cant come out so easily.

Location: Colorado > Boulder > Boulder Canyon > Blob Rock Area > East Blob > ... > The Young and the Rackless (5.9)
By: Couloirman Schmiddy When: Sep 7, 2009

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Comments: Funny how climbing a route more than once changes your perspective. I climbed this route 3 times in a 2 week period to introduce a few new climbers to a multi-pitch outing. The first time I thought it was maybe a 5.9 for most of the route, but the crux on the third pitch felt to me around 5.10+. I was GRIPPED when pulling up to the top of the 3rd pitch belay ledge on lead. Climbed it again a few days later and was digging the rating over the sport and adventure climbing guidebook, b... more >>

Location: Massachusetts > Quincy Quarries > J Wall (aka L Face) > Layback (5.6)
By: Couloirman Schmiddy When: Aug 18, 2009

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Comments: Great climb. The graffiti is quite slippery, and there aren't many real footholds, but there are enough. Old school 5.6 for sure. Loose block after you exit the layback section just to climber's left, so don't knock it on your belayer!

Location: Colorado > Boulder > Eldorado Canyon SP > Redgarden Wall > Redgarden - Lumpe to the to... > Rewritten (5.7)
By: Couloirman Schmiddy When: May 26, 2009

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Comments: Thanks for that Bill. No worries though, these are the risks we take to be in the mountains at any given time. I'm all healed up and climbing again, had nothing more serious than scrapes and bruises. I do now have a new rule for places like Eldo though from this incident: be first on the route or don't be on the route at all.

Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
re: Rumney on your iphone. (commercial plug)Eastern StatesCouloirman SchmiddyDec 19, 2015
Lost helmet/Go-Pro Eiger North FaceInternationalCouloirman SchmiddyMay 29, 2015
re: Mallorca DWS access issuesInternationalCouloirman SchmiddyDec 30, 2013
Mallorca DWS access issuesInternationalCouloirman SchmiddyDec 27, 2013
re: Great article on helmet useInjuries and AccidentsCouloirman SchmiddyAug 14, 2013
re: What does your Woody look like???General ClimbingCouloirman SchmiddyOct 9, 2012
re: Favorite climbing photographers?General ClimbingCouloirman SchmiddyOct 9, 2012
Favorite climbing photographers?General ClimbingCouloirman SchmiddyOct 6, 2012
re: Mallorca in June? Wetsuit?InternationalCouloirman SchmiddyMay 22, 2012
Arco/Brento, Italy partner June 7-10, or long easy free solo recommendationInternationalCouloirman SchmiddyMay 19, 2012
re: Mallorca DWS climbing partners and / or share villa / apartment May 31 to June 4InternationalCouloirman SchmiddyMay 14, 2012
Mallorca in June? Wetsuit?InternationalCouloirman SchmiddyMay 7, 2012
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