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Location: New Hampshire : *Rumney : Darth Vader : Darth Vader (5.9)
By: ed esmond When: Oct 25, 2016

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Comments: "Also an ironic place for a bolt war seeing as Yoda a few feet to the right protects perfectly on gear and everyone seems to love those bolts. "

i don't think "ironic" is the right word….

there is a major difference between the two routes: Yoda was done as a first ascent with bolts. the FA'er got to make the decision about the bolts because he was the "first" asc... more >>

Location: New Hampshire : *Rumney : Upper Darth Vadar : Victim of Love (5.8)
By: ed esmond When: Sep 15, 2015

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Comments: i don't usually comment on comments; but…

i re-climbed that route just the other day.

the block with the "x" on it has been just as loose as it was the first day i rapped down it in 1995. the fact that it hasn't fallen out in 20 years of 5.8 gumbies yarding on it, might tell you something about how "chossy" this route really is ….

i worked on the "x" block for a long time before deciding the only way it was coming out was if i smashed it into a bunch of small pieces that could be... more >>

Location: New Hampshire : *Rumney : The Prudential : Nice Land (5.10b)
By: ed esmond When: Aug 5, 2015

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Comments: Nick,

not only do i have the "ape index" of Kobe Bryant, but i also have "x-ray vision."

ed "alligator arms" e

Location: New Hampshire : *Rumney : Armed and Dangerous Area (M... : The Maltese Falcon (5.8)
By: ed esmond When: Apr 9, 2012

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Comments: for some reason, i thought it was called the "Milquetoast Falcon."

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