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Areas = 15
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Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Rock Climbing Photo: dog

dog

Forums : General Climbing : ... : Post

Jan 6, 2015

Rock Climbing Photo: Page working through the crux of a 5.12c on the st...

Page working through the crux of a 5.12c on the steep wall that starrts off a narrow ledge. The route is Out of Sight.

CO : Ouray vicinity (rock) : ... : Out of Sight (5.12c)

Jun 18, 2014

Rock Climbing Photo: Page cranking through the steep start of a 5.12a n...

Page cranking through the steep start of a 5.12a near the left end of the cliff. The route is A View to a Kill.

CO : Ouray vicinity (rock) : ... : "A View to a Kill" AKA (... (5.12a)

Jun 18, 2014

Rock Climbing Photo: Andrew onsighting the second ascent of Over-the-Mo...

Andrew onsighting the second ascent of Over-the-Monsoon.

CO : Ouray vicinity (rock) : ... : Over-the-Monsoon (5.11b)

Sep 1, 2013

Rock Climbing Photo: On the FA of Mawwiage

On the FA of Mawwiage

UT : Moab Area : ... : Mawwage (5.9+)

Apr 17, 2013

Rock Climbing Photo: Dan Hughes climbing the splitter finger crack, Imm...

Dan Hughes climbing the splitter finger crack, Immaculate Conception 5.12

UT : Moab Area : ... : Immaculate Conception (5.12)

Oct 23, 2012

Rock Climbing Photo: Six Shooter Sunset

Six Shooter Sunset

Forums : Southern Utah Deserts : ... : Post

Mar 1, 2011

Rock Climbing Photo: Bridger Jack dust storm

Bridger Jack dust storm

Forums : Southern Utah Deserts : ... : Post

Mar 1, 2011

Rock Climbing Photo: Anunnaki

Anunnaki

Forums : Southern Utah Deserts : ... : Post

Mar 1, 2011

Rock Climbing Photo: Disco Machine Gun

Disco Machine Gun

Forums : Southern Utah Deserts : ... : Post

Mar 1, 2011

Rock Climbing Photo: Camping under the influence

Camping under the influence

Forums : Southern Utah Deserts : ... : Post

Mar 1, 2011

Contributed Comments

 

Location: CO : Ouray vicinity (rock) : Overlook Cliff : Wiggle Her Pudge Until She ... (5.11c/d)
By: Highlander When: Jul 12, 2016

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Comments: The bolts were place in the most solid rock, much of the rock in that middle section has a hollow sound if you take a hammer to it. This means the bolts are not in the most ideal place, but it works with a couple longer draws or back clean a bolt.


Location: CO : Ouray vicinity (rock) : Overlook Cliff : Black Streak (5.11)
By: Highlander When: May 3, 2016

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Comments: The dihedral fell off the wall this Winter, the route could be significantly harder.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Sacred Cow Wall : Sacred Cow (5.12c)
By: Highlander When: Apr 27, 2016

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Comments: Sam, I think Luke Stefurak added that bolt sometime between 2011 & 2013.


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Ouray (Ice/Mixed) : Uncompahgre Gorge aka Ouray... : Five Fingers area : The Bird (WI5+)
By: Highlander When: Jan 27, 2016

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Comments: Felt more like 4+ to me.


Location: CO : Ouray vicinity (rock) : The Misfits Wall : Astro Zombies (5.10-)
By: Highlander When: Sep 27, 2015

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Comments: Some of the anchors could use a quicklink or two. Pitch 2 anchor could use one quic link, and pitch 5 anchor could use 2 quicklinks. Currently twists rope really badly when pulling rappels.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Way Rambo : Way Rambo (5.12-)
By: Highlander When: May 19, 2015

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Comments: Another reason to not top rope this once great climb that has been loved to death.


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Ouray (Ice/Mixed) : Camp Bird Road : Subterfuge (WI6 M7+)
By: Highlander When: Jan 19, 2015

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Comments: I edited my comment, since others above have stated the ethics and history of the area in question. I have no dog in this hunt and personally don't care, just wondering is sport climbing tactics appropriate for this side of the canyon. Is it ok to rap bolt routes on the "Dark Side"? or is it only ok for certain people to rap bolt routes?


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Ouray (Ice/Mixed) : US Highway 550 : Horsetail Falls (WI4-5)
By: Highlander When: Jan 5, 2015

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Comments: 10'-15' of steep ice is not WI 5, the left side of the first pitch is WI 4 at most. WI 5 is usually at least 30'-60' of sustained steep ice by definition.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Way Rambo : The Monk (5.10)
By: Highlander When: Nov 22, 2014

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Comments: 3.5 camalots are money on the start of this one, new bd #4 fits in places but is tight.


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Ouray (Ice/Mixed)
By: Highlander When: Nov 17, 2014

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Comments: Capt. Insano, you can camp up Camp Bird Road, but you will need 4WD and good tires as the road can be icy or packed snow. People camp up there in Winter, but it is going to be dark and cold. Why not spend $45 and get a warm place to stay and support the local economy if you are going to use the resources?


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Silverton : Eureka : Niagaravation (M4-5)
By: Highlander When: Nov 14, 2014

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Comments: Congrats on the FA, Stephen!

Thanks for posting.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Cliffs of Insanity : I've Seen Worse (5.11)
By: Highlander When: Nov 7, 2014

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Comments: This area has received recent rockfall which has created this route. May still be an active rock fall zone, just fyi.


Location: CO : Gunnison : Black Canyon of the Gunniso... : North Rim Routes : Prisoner of Your Hairdo Gul... : Atlantis (5.11 PG13)
By: Highlander When: Oct 31, 2014

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Comments: The piton on the pitch 3 peg traverse is getting pretty loose, might not hold too many more falls. Might be time to consider updating the piton or replacing it with a bolt.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Reservoir Wall : Ninja (5.11+)
By: Highlander When: Oct 25, 2014

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Comments: Sam F. upgraded the anchor on 10/24.

Thanks Sam!


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