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Member Since: Jun 10, 2011
Last Visit: Nov 1, 2016
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
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Location: UT : Zion National Park : East Side : Aries Butte : Led by Sheep (5.6)
By: cyrus When: Oct 28, 2016

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Comments: Approach is not a stroll and involves some steep traversing and some route finding.
The climb is really great as an adventure climb. It is not hard, but this is a great way to experience Zion in a way most never will. The only place for a better view is the top of Angel's Landing.
I bought my two teen-aged kids along and my son checked off his first lead. All bolts look good. They are a bit run-out, but really not an issue on this type of climb. Go have some fun.


Location: ID : City of Rocks : Steinfell's Dome : Theater of Shadows (5.6)
By: cyrus When: Aug 2, 2012

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Comments: Really fun route. About midway into the first pitch, if you follow the bolt line, you will run into a section with 2-3 (depending on your height) 5.6 moves, the rest is just incredibly fun climbing in the easy range. I can never tell the difference between 5.0 - 5.4 The moves up and around the roof are really fun, great exposure but solid holds hands and feet. Did I mention really fun?
On the hike down the gully, toward the end, tend to your right around a tree and down some slab and it will dro... more >>


Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Quail Springs Area : Trashcan Rock : Trashcan Rock - West Face : Karpkwitz (5.6)
By: cyrus When: Jan 3, 2012

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Comments: Fun route. The bottom half is just stuff to get you to the upper crack, which unfortunately is over after just a few moves.


Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Quail Springs Area : Trashcan Rock : Trashcan Rock - West Face : B-1 (5.1)
By: cyrus When: Jan 3, 2012

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Comments: Very good route for beginners and kids. Would be a good route to learn placing gear on lead for the unexperienced.


Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Quail Springs Area : Trashcan Rock : Trashcan Rock - West Face : B-2 (5.3)
By: cyrus When: Jan 3, 2012

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Comments: Felt a little awkward. Took the kids out and top roped B1, B2, & B3. Everyone agreed this was the most difficult of the three. Still fun.