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Location: Oregon : Central Oregon : Smith Rock : (u) Red Wall : Straight Outta' Peking (5.10c)
By: Grumpy Gym Climber When: Apr 18, 2017

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Comments: Hanger is still missing. It would be spicy, but likely fun, with the hanger. Without it the only real choice is to exit up the choss to the right.


Location: Arizona : Northern Arizona : Sedona Area : Sedona : Cathedral Rock Area : ... : Photo
By: Grumpy Gym Climber When: Jan 6, 2015

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Comments: What a bunch of morons.


Location: California : Lake Tahoe : I-80 Corridor : Auburn SRA : Cave Valley (aka Auburn Qua... : ... : Unknown 5.10a (5.10a)
By: Grumpy Gym Climber When: May 10, 2014

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Comments: It appears a large chunk of rock fell off just to the right the area between the 2nd and 3rd bolts. There are still a few loose pieces, but I think the route now climbs more like a 5.8-5.9.


Location: California : Lake Tahoe : I-80 Corridor : Auburn SRA : Cave Valley (aka Auburn Qua... : ... : Diagon Alley (5.6)
By: Grumpy Gym Climber When: May 10, 2014

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Comments: The right-side anchor is quite loose (the bolt wiggles back and forth), and it appears that the bolt may never have set deep enough to fully engage the expansion anchor. Be wary of trusting this anchor.


Location: California : High Desert : Photo
By: Grumpy Gym Climber When: Feb 20, 2014

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Comments: Are you able to say where this is?


Location: California : High Desert : New Jack City : Photo
By: Grumpy Gym Climber When: Feb 20, 2014

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Comments: Very nice. How was that taken?


Location: Colorado : Estes Park Valley : Lumpy Ridge : Batman Pinnacle : Photo
By: Grumpy Gym Climber When: Feb 20, 2014

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Comments: I actually think the cairn distracts and takes away from an otherwise beautiful scene. (Andy Goldworthy's constructions always ADD to the scenery.)


Location: West Virginia : The New River Gorge : Summersville and Gauley Riv... : Summersville Lake (main) : The Coliseum : ... : Photo
By: Grumpy Gym Climber When: Apr 19, 2013

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Comments: HOW NOT TO BELAY: big loop of slack, seemingly not paying much attention to his climber, probably putting way too much trust in his belay device (probably gri-gri which he is holding open). Ground fall potential is pretty high and at 20 feet up over nasty rocks, injury potential is really high.


Location: New York : The Gunks : The Trapps : e. The Mac Wall (Something ... : The Dangler (5.10a) : Photo
By: Grumpy Gym Climber When: Mar 27, 2013

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Comments: To paraphrase: "there are bold climbers and old climbers, but not old, bold climbers". Everyone besides Mr. Aitken, should don a helmet (for when you fall upside down back into the rock) and put in pro, (to keep from hitting said rock).


Location: California : Lake Tahoe : I-80 Corridor : Auburn SRA : Cave Valley (aka Auburn Qua...
By: Grumpy Gym Climber When: Mar 23, 2013

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Comments: Just went out today for the first time. A great area, but a couple of comments/cautions. The online guide (link in the description above) is very helpful but not always up to date. There were several climbs that were missing bolts and several others that are in the process of having bolts replaced (Thank You!). We found one loose bolt, as we were cleaning a 5.9 on Scale Wall. Speaking of cleaning, be ready to deal with dirty climbs (mud appears to run off of the top of Scale Wall). We also clear... more >>


Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
re: Proposed Ban of Off-Trial Hiking in all CA State ParksSouthern CaliforniaGrumpy Gym ClimberJun 4, 2016
re: Draws removed from project- Moffat TunnelColoradoGrumpy Gym ClimberNov 23, 2015
re: Longest/Most Difficult Approach for a ClimbGeneral ClimbingGrumpy Gym ClimberNov 4, 2015
re: Best Jobs for ClimbersGeneral ClimbingGrumpy Gym ClimberOct 16, 2015
re: What do you use for ditch biners on a sport route?Climbing Gear DiscussionGrumpy Gym ClimberSep 2, 2015
re: Camping in the ButtermilksNorthern CaliforniaGrumpy Gym ClimberFeb 20, 2015
re: Northern CA climbers...moving advice needed: COOL climbing towns around Sacramento!??!!!Northern CaliforniaGrumpy Gym ClimberOct 4, 2014
re: Northern CA climbers...moving advice needed: COOL climbing towns around Sacramento!??!!!Northern CaliforniaGrumpy Gym ClimberOct 4, 2014
re: Shaman fitClimbing Gear DiscussionGrumpy Gym ClimberAug 9, 2014
re: No climbing / excersise for 5 weeks. How much lost?Injuries and AccidentsGrumpy Gym ClimberMar 31, 2014

Contributed Stars

Name Quality Location

West Ridge 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Mt. Conness

Goldfingers 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

California : Lake Tahoe : ... : Scale Wall

Lets Face It 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

Oregon : Smith Rock : (u) Red Wall

The Prow 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

California : Lake Tahoe : ... : Middle Spire

Just Jerry 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

California : Lake Tahoe : ... : Luther Spires

Fly or Die 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b

California : Lake Tahoe : ... : Main Area

Bionic Bitch Slap 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

California : Lake Tahoe : ... : Wreckage Wall

Hunger Pains 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

California : Lake Tahoe : ... : Wreckage Wall

Short Term Memory 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

California : Lake Tahoe : ... : Memorial Wall

Dances with Clams 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b

Oregon : Smith Rock : (u) Red Wall

Local Yokel 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

California : Lake Tahoe : ... : Wreckage Wall

Uncomfortably Dumb 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

California : Lake Tahoe : ... : Horseshoe Canyon

5 Gallon Buckets 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Oregon : Smith Rock : (g) Morning Glory Wall

Cheap Commercial Steak Sauce, Two Fifty 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

California : Lake Tahoe : ... : Luther Spires

Unknown 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a

California : Lake Tahoe : ... : Horseshoe Canyon

Vacavillain 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

California : Lake Tahoe : ... : Horseshoe Canyon

Little Buddy 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

California : Lake Tahoe : ... : Negativity Slabs

Churning in the Wake 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c

Oregon : Smith Rock : (g) Morning Glory Wall

Nine Gallon Buckets 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Oregon : Smith Rock : (g) Morning Glory Wall

Overboard 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

Oregon : Smith Rock : (g) Morning Glory Wall

Cast Off 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

California : Lake Tahoe : ... : Negativity Slabs

Cast in Stone 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

California : Lake Tahoe : ... : Negativity Slabs

Peking 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Oregon : Smith Rock : (u) Red Wall

Breakdown in Paradise 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Oregon : Smith Rock : (u) Red Wall

Light on the Path 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Oregon : Smith Rock : (g) Morning Glory Wall

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