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All 77 | Routes 2 | Areas | Approach Trails | Photos 13 | Page Improvements 2 | Comments 34 | Posts | Stars 18 | Ratings 8
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Contributed Routes

Name Rating Type Location Date

I Should Have Done Yoga

5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c PG13 (2)

Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 40'

Colorado : Steamboat Springs : ... : Blob Rock

Jul 29, 2017

Far Left

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 (3)

Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 40'

Colorado : Steamboat Springs : ... : Blob Rock

Jul 29, 2017

Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Rock Climbing Photo: Dr. Dan heading up Far Left, 10b.

Dr. Dan heading up Far Left, 10b.

Colorado : Steamboat Springs : ... : Blob Rock

Jul 29, 2017

Rock Climbing Photo: Frede out on P1.  Solid thoughtful climbing from t...

Frede out on P1. Solid thoughtful climbing from the start.

North America : Canada : ... : Sisyphus Summits (5.10d)

Aug 12, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: Start P1 with cloud shrouded EEOR in back ground

Start P1 with cloud shrouded EEOR in back ground

North America : Canada : ... : Sisyphus Summits (5.10d)

Aug 12, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: Rough topo of Sisyphus

Rough topo of Sisyphus

North America : Canada : ... : Sisyphus Summits (5.10d)

Aug 12, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: Right 2 routes in Box Canyon.  BS Too and Step Rig...

Right 2 routes in Box Canyon. BS Too and Step Right are a little to the left of this block.

Colorado : Steamboat Springs : ... : Box Canyon

Jul 17, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: Left 3 routes in Box Canyon.

Left 3 routes in Box Canyon.

Colorado : Steamboat Springs : ... : Box Canyon

Jul 17, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: Dr. Dan Climbing through the crux on P2

Dr. Dan Climbing through the crux on P2

Nevada : Red Rock : ... : Triassic Sands (5.10)

Jul 17, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: FFA by Dr. Dan of MPO (Mo's Pissed Off), 12a/b, AK...

FFA by Dr. Dan of MPO (Mo's Pissed Off), 12a/b, AKA Unknown Name. 2004.

Colorado : Steamboat Springs : ... : Hole in the Wall Canyon

Sep 11, 2014

Rock Climbing Photo: Topo photo of the full lines on the Shield.  Grade...

Topo photo of the full lines on the Shield. Grades vary a little from route descriptions, but in the ball park.

Colorado : Steamboat Springs : ... : Hole in the Wall Canyon

Sep 11, 2014

Rock Climbing Photo: These are the full lines on the Shield.

These are the full lines on the Shield.

Colorado : Steamboat Springs : ... : Hole in the Wall Canyon

Sep 11, 2014

Rock Climbing Photo: P5 of North Ridge/North Face variation. Climbed 7/...

P5 of North Ridge/North Face variation. Climbed 7/7/04.

Colorado : Alpine Rock : ... : North Ridge (5.6)

Jul 9, 2004

Rock Climbing Photo: Photo of route variation for North Ridge/North Fac...

Photo of route variation for North Ridge/North Face.

Colorado : Alpine Rock : ... : North Ridge (5.6)

Jul 9, 2004

Rock Climbing Photo: 06/24/2004. Crew approaching the top of P2 on Comi...

06/24/2004. Crew approaching the top of P2 on Comic Relief.

Colorado : Gunnison : ... : Comic Relief (5.10)

Jun 25, 2004

Contributed Comments

 

Location: Colorado : Steamboat Springs : Town Area : Fish Creek Falls : Blob Rock
By: Dr. Dan When: Jul 29, 2017

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Comments: There are 7 climbable routes on this little chunk of rock. All can be TR'ed. 5 can be led with 4 sport and one R on trade gear. From L-->R: 10b, 9 trad, 11a, 8 TR only, 7 TR only, 10d, 10a. If you are TR only, be careful putting up rope on the two right hand climbs.


Location: Colorado : Steamboat Springs : Town Area : Fish Creek Falls : Blob Rock : The Wave (5.10d)
By: Dr. Dan When: Jul 29, 2017

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Comments: This route is called "The Wave". I was FA. Agree with rating. Difficult on sight due to very specific moves and a hidden hold or two.


Location: Colorado : Steamboat Springs : Town Area : Fish Creek Falls : Blob Rock : Breashears' Route (5.9 R)
By: Dr. Dan When: Jul 29, 2017

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Comments: This route is immediately right of Far Left (makes sense). It can be, and has been, led with 1 red or yellow and a few very small cams and nuts carefully placed. On lead, it is R.


Location: Colorado : Steamboat Springs : North of Town : Hole in the Wall Canyon : Stump Buttress : Northwest Face (5.10- PG13)
By: Dr. Dan When: Jul 22, 2017

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Comments: Climbed uncharted route directly up west face around 2000. Pins, cams and nuts. Upper 2/3 took off huge loose blocks. A bit runout, but real danger was loose rock. Wouldn't go back, but an industrious, ambitious cleaner could make it a worthwhile addition.


Location: Colorado : Steamboat Springs : North of Town : Hole in the Wall Canyon : Shield of the Titans
By: Dr. Dan When: Jul 22, 2017

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Comments: The route around the far right side of the shield in the alcove, I believe, was put up by Pete Grove. Have climbed it twice and is a bit manky and mossy but pretty interesting. There is an imposing looking roof, but it is not the crux and climbs ok. The crux is a slabby unprotected move left after the roof. A bunch of cleaning and a few bolts it could be a cool route. There are anchors on top, so could rap and clean.


Location: Utah : Saint George : Black Rocks : Shady Side : Extinction (5.10a/b)
By: Dr. Dan When: Feb 16, 2017

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Comments: Just onsighted tonight. Would agree this is a worthy little route and would not argue with 10b/c.


Location: North America : Canada : Alberta : Bow Valley : Ha Ling (formerly Chinaman'... : Sisyphus Summits (5.10d)
By: Dr. Dan When: Aug 12, 2016

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Comments: This should be a classic. Climbed yesterday with Frede Varengo. Was expecting much longer day, but did car to car pretty much in 7 hours with just over 5 hours of climbing. Left car at 8, climbing by 8:45 and down by 3 PM. Had done the approach a couple of days before hand and experienced the wrong way 600 foot steep scree climb. If you veer left on the trail you'll end up climbing the scree, but if you go up and far right (The "real" trail)... more >>


Location: Colorado : Steamboat Springs : North of Town : Box Canyon : BS Too? (5.8)
By: Dr. Dan When: Jul 17, 2016

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Comments: While I did add the bolts leading up to the cracks, they were placed as part of the Step Right route. It was climbed previously by many people including Higbee, Rusk, Varco, Gilmore. This year the bats seemed to have found a new home, and it is reasonably clean. Might have to change the name from BS (Bat Shit) Too.


Location: Nevada : Southern Nevada : Red Rock : Black Velvet Canyon : The Rad Cliff : ... : Photo
By: Dr. Dan When: Apr 14, 2016

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Comments: Just led the 1st 3 pitches of Triassic Sands (10+) and decided to do something mellow. Hiked around to this mellow sounding 5.7, not. Better have your major 5.7 mojo going on this one. Never climbed a climb that "wasn't worth it", but probably won't be coming back to this one soon.3 #3's and 3 #2's are nice to have.


Location: Colorado : Steamboat Springs : North of Town : Box Canyon
By: Dr. Dan When: Jun 9, 2015

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Comments: There are 6 bolted routes in Box (7 if you count the bolts to the crack route), and they are pretty good climbing. Was going to qualify that by saying "for Routt County", but they are in general fun routes and good climbing. There are two newer routes just to the left of Steel Nuts. I believe these are courtesy of Jackie K. (thanks). The furthest left is 10something with a cool committing crux. The one just right of this goes through a decent roof on small crimps an... more >>


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