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Location: California > Yosemite National Park > Yosemite Valley > El Capitan > Base Routes > Moby Dick (5.10a)
By: Edward_ When: Oct 26, 2015

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Comments: I got a orange metolius cam stuck at the start of this route... if anyone is able to remove it and is nice enough to return it to me, I can offer you a 6 pack or something.

Location: California > High Sierra > 10 - Kearsarge Pass to Ceda... > Charlotte Dome > South Face (5.8)
By: Edward_ When: Jul 13, 2015

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Comments: A few thoughts...

- Did not bring a #4, and there was no real place I really felt I needed it. I'm sure smaller gear would have helped.

- Only had one #3, I felt that was sufficient. I brought two #2, but could have got away with one.

- Belays for the first 4 pitchs aren't great, but it was easy enough that I think it makes sense to simul to the 4th belay.

- Approach from Bubbs Creek, lots of cairn stones that take you no where. I would say follow the creek as much as possible. We bush w... more >>

Location: Europe > Greece > Meteora > Heiliger Geist > Traumpfeiler (Pillar of Dre... (5.9)
By: Edward_ When: Jun 24, 2014

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Comments: Some gear beta:
- We were able to do the decent rap's with a single 70m.
- For gear, 1 yellow linked cam, 6 QD's and 6 trad draws would be useful. I did not see any knobs you could sling, so I wouldn't bring long slings for slinging knobs.
- I don't have a ton of experience with sparsly bolted climbs so I was a bit worried about looking for bolts - but don't worry, while you probably never see you next bolt, just take the line of least resistance and eventually you'll see a bolt.

Neat route... more >>

Location: California > Yosemite National Park > Yosemite Valley > El Capitan > Base Routes > La Cosita, Right (5.9)
By: Edward_ When: Oct 21, 2013

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Comments: Agreed with YosemiteSam, if you sink in the finger locks rather then lieback, it would be a lot more secure. My foot blew once or twice but the locks were super bomber.

Location: California > Yosemite National Park > Yosemite Valley > Glacier Point Apron > Glacier Point Apron - Right > Mr. Natural (5.10+)
By: Edward_ When: Oct 21, 2013

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Comments: This route is not 110 ft. Glad I had a 2nd rope.

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