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Member Since: Aug 30, 2009
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Point Rank: # 327
Total Points: 2,128
Last Year: 149
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
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Page Improvements = 3
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All 411 | Routes 119 | Areas 43 | Photos 46 | Page Improvements | Comments 63 | Posts 2 | Stars 128 | Ratings 10
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Location: Rhode Island : The De Coppet Estate : Old Mountain Rd. : Schism project (V9) : Photo
By: Dana Seaton When: Nov 28, 2016

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Comments: Mark, does it seam like you could top out earlier, rocking over the slopers? It's fair to say that thing has never been super clean. Would be nice if it didn't top out multiple ways like barb wire at the woods. Def a worthwhile old school proj.


Location: Rhode Island : Lincoln Woods : Jesus Loves You Boulder : Jesus Hates You (V7+)
By: Dana Seaton When: Oct 18, 2016

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Location: Rhode Island : The De Coppet Estate : Big House Boulders : Dance Hall Boulder : Unnamed V4 (V3-4)
By: Dana Seaton When: Sep 15, 2016

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Comments: Like the rest of the boulder, this thing needs proper cleaning. I think that will make the feet feel more solid. So that pretty cool you were able to go straight up into the seam, then it becomes tempting to traverse off left or right. I say if you can go straight up the crack without reaching to the left arete everything is on. It may be contrived, don't know as I haven't made more than the first move up the crack.


Location: Rhode Island : The De Coppet Estate : Old Mountain Rd. : Photo
By: Dana Seaton When: Aug 24, 2016

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Comments: No name that I have know, same thing, climbed some time ago, and then again recently. I think you should add that whole cluster, with new suggested names as I have never been aware of anything named in that zone except the schism project.


Location: Rhode Island : Black Point : Photo
By: Dana Seaton When: Aug 19, 2016

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Comments: Curran thanks for the further depth on black point. The white line you posted is actually one of the original lines on the boulder from Way bitd rhody Crew. I never had a name for it but prob should have included it as the crack traverse for reference. There are lots of good problems down at bass rock rd as well. Happy hunting.


Location: Rhode Island : The De Coppet Estate : Big House Boulders : Dance Hall Boulder : Pants Off Dance Off Arete -... (V1+) : Photo
By: Dana Seaton When: Jul 29, 2016

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Comments: I feel this arete is much like the Summit Arete at Lincoln Woods where the same line lies away in each direction, and it is possible to switch sides on both problems. The right line is more obvious a line, but calling them two routes is contrived IMO.


Location: Rhode Island : Arcadia Management Area : Mt. Tom : RoadSide Wall : Heaven (Roadside Direct) (V5+ PG13) : Photo
By: Dana Seaton When: May 15, 2016

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Comments: I broke the low foot on this friday. Time for a diet...


Location: Rhode Island : Arcadia Management Area : The "Lost" Boulder : Notochord (V7)
By: Dana Seaton When: Apr 24, 2016

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Comments: sometimes southern ri climber ben gerhardstein got the first ascent, called it fall out v9ish. i think zeb may have done it, and ty land man flashed it which was impressive. im not sure about others. really hard first move.


Location: Rhode Island : Arcadia Management Area : Escoheag : The Escoheag Boulder : Nipple Projct (V9-10)
By: Dana Seaton When: Apr 18, 2016

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Comments: the stand moves left to the arete for the quartz face/crystolograpy topout. the goal for the project would be to establish on the lowest feet under the arete, sitting or crouched and move up to any possible topout. left and right go as separate problems.


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By: Dana Seaton When: Apr 15, 2016

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Comments: roughly walk past the turn off for venom by 100 yards is, then take a hard right and walk up a washk to the right ridge line, its up on the hill facing north.


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By: Dana Seaton When: Apr 15, 2016

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Comments: That thing is killer, I have scouted three disticnt boulder problems on it, just need to go back with more pads, there is a loose hold up high on the center line, fyi.


Location: Rhode Island : Lincoln Woods : Try Again Boulder : Loadies Zen (V6+) : Photo
By: Dana Seaton When: Apr 11, 2016

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Comments: the heel is not invalid, it's just a different problem. to do "loadies zen" which is a complete eliminate the heel is off and its a 6 or 7 depending on your height for the forced jump. if you use all the holds you can call it whatever you want like "hey i did this awesome rock climb and used all the holds!", just do't call it "loadies zen" or you may get issued a ticket by the woods police.


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By: Dana Seaton When: Mar 31, 2016

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Comments: Is this to right of the lost crag? near the so called coffin boulder?


Location: Rhode Island : Lincoln Woods : Heart Boulder : Shattered (V9)
By: Dana Seaton When: Dec 22, 2015

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Comments: Is the edge you describe down and left? If so the scoop sit also just took a beating.


Location: Rhode Island : Arcadia Management Area : The "Lost" Boulder
By: Dana Seaton When: Nov 16, 2015

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Comments: Perhaps until we get this sorted with the neighbors who live on Fall River Rd we should list the boulder as closed to climbing so as not to have any more run ins with folks who carry guns.


Location: Rhode Island : Rockville : Stubtown Rd. Boulders : The Forgotten Boulder : Sean's Solution (V8)
By: Dana Seaton When: Oct 23, 2015

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Comments: Interestingly, this new problem is totally different from the original Nick's Problem. That route starts with the good right scoop but powers up right to another sloping scoop on the prow and tops out at the prows apex near Amnesia. Sean's Solution climbs into the trough at the bottom of the arete feature to some sloping jugs. It is cool that there are actually two lines here. Prob more like V6- or V6 than V8. Nick's needs some cleaning.


Location: Rhode Island : Connors Farm
By: Dana Seaton When: Oct 22, 2015

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Comments: Glad to see this place get some access. The Fortress wall is fairly close to some houses if I remember correctly. Is that area now legal also?


Location: Rhode Island : Rockville : Stubtown Rd. Boulders : The Forgotten Boulder : Nick's Problem (V6)
By: Dana Seaton When: Sep 13, 2015

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Comments: Stand start, so whatever you can grab from a one pad stand. A lower problem would be great, no idea if any one has climbed a lower start. It does not have an obvious starting position, but the line is sweet.


Location: Rhode Island : Arcadia Management Area : The Penny Hill Boulders : Porcelain Hook Slide (V5)
By: Dana Seaton When: May 13, 2015

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Comments: its worth noting maxx that the stand start is also undone to the project.


Location: Rhode Island : Rockville : Deception Boulder : Deception (V5+)
By: Dana Seaton When: Dec 23, 2014

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Comments: see notes on access under deception boulder.


Location: Rhode Island : Rockville : Deception Boulder
By: Dana Seaton When: Dec 23, 2014

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Comments: It has come to my attention that the deception boulder is now heavily posted by the autobahn society no rock climbing. i have had numerous conversations with the ranger over the years who had always stated this boulder was in dem land, and therefore legal. if one looks at the property demarcation on a map, it looks like the boulder itself is where they drew the line. probably need to hold off going there until we get access worked out.


Location: Rhode Island : Rockville : Blue Pond Boulders : Walk the Line Boulder
By: Dana Seaton When: Jul 14, 2014

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Comments: yes, it sort of goes as a layback not the slab angle you approach walk the line from. not sure who did it first. have you looked at the project sit start with the quartz crimp and pocket to the left?


Location: Rhode Island : Rockville : Deception Boulder
By: Dana Seaton When: Jun 9, 2014

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Comments: Prob v7, 8, or 9ish.


Location: Rhode Island : Lincoln Woods : Sit Down area / Druid's Cir... : The Pedestal Boulder : Hat's Off (V5+)
By: Dana Seaton When: Jun 6, 2014

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Comments: Both Executioner and Hats Off have lots of options to beta down each move since they are heavily featured rock climbs. Executioner has a pucker factor, although the falls are often not as bad as one might think. Like most grades, add or subtract a V grade from the popular consensus and you probably have the right grade for you.


Location: Rhode Island : Rockville : Deception Boulder
By: Dana Seaton When: May 27, 2014

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Comments: I watched Matt Wilder do it, but Marc, Mike or Shylo may have done it sooner. I think the Landman brothers also did it.


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