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Member Since: Jan 1, 2008
Last Visit: Nov 4, 2016
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Total Points: 95

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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3

Where has Dave Vuono been climbing?


All 40 | Routes 4 | Areas | Photos 15 | Page Improvements | Comments 6 | Posts | Stars 10 | Ratings 5

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Location: California : Lake Tahoe : I-80 Corridor : Donner/Truckee : Donner Pass Road : ... : Bliss Direct (5.12b)
By: Dave Vuono When: Jun 6, 2016

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Comments: Does anyone what the deal is with the hangers that are missing from upper section of the route, after the first set of anchors? Does someone disapprove of bolts and is taking the hangers?

Location: Colorado : South Platte : Cathedral Spires Area : The Bishop : Bishop Crack (5.12b) : Photo
By: Dave Vuono When: Sep 16, 2015

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Comments: That bolt has been there for many years. See my post about the anchor on the main route page.

Location: Colorado : South Platte : Cathedral Spires Area : The Bishop : Bishop Crack (5.12b)
By: Dave Vuono When: Sep 16, 2015

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Comments: I removed the anchor and hanger last fall/winter, because the entire Bishop Crack widened slightly from a freeze/thaw, and the manky fixed wires, which were already crushed, didn't fit anymore (don't worry the climb barely changed, although a purple C3 doesn't fit at the crux anymore). I personally feel that since Jim, the landowner, was not psyched on the anchor in the first place that it be removed. It's was also j... more >>

Location: Colorado : Estes Park Valley : Big Thompson Canyon : The Monastery : The Vestibule : Psychatomic (5.12d)
By: Dave Vuono When: Sep 24, 2012

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Comments: Saw the new bolt yesterday. Sick. Thanks, Jonathan.

Location: California : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Cathedral Spires Area : Middle Cathedral Rock : Bircheff-Williams (5.11b)
By: Dave Vuono When: May 10, 2009

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Comments: Yes, we had a similar experience with a bear but managed to scare it away.

Location: Connecticut : Central Valley : East Peak : Amphitheater : Dol Guldur (5.11 PG13)
By: Dave Vuono When: Nov 30, 2008

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Comments: I thought the gear was excellent and would even give the gear rating G. Although you would not want to fall before placing the first piece. But otherwise, the gear was great and not too strenuous to place. Given you knew where each piece went(a bit of a cop out for any purists out there wanting to climb it ground up which would be considerably harder and much more mentally challenging.) I thought this route had the perfect amount of committing moves and runouts above bomber gear and gave a g... more >>