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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Approach Trails = 4
Page Improvements = 3

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Location: Colorado > Alpine Rock > San Juans > The Grenadiers > West Trinity Peak > Photo
By: jcast When: Aug 29, 2015

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Comments: Love this picture!

Location: Colorado > Alpine Rock > San Juans > The Grenadiers > The Guardian > Serpentine Son Rise (AKA Th... (5.10-)
By: jcast When: Nov 11, 2014

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Comments: Best description ever!

Location: Utah > Moab Area > Indian Creek > The Bridger Jacks > Photo
By: jcast When: Sep 26, 2013

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Comments: Awesome!

Location: Colorado > Alpine Rock > San Juans > Engineer Pass > Texas Wheelchair Massacre (5.7)
By: jcast When: Aug 12, 2012

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Comments: Did this route today...kind of. According to the pic of the route, I believe where it starts to go left we went to high and ended up in some ridiculously loose and sketchy terrain. We ended up aiding a roof with little confidence in our protection as it all looked like loosely stacked blocks. Once above this, the angle eased up quite a bit, and we were able to simul-climb to the top. The higher up you go, the less the rock angles until you are basically scrambling. Also looking at the pic it see... more >>

Location: Wyoming > Grand Teton National Park > Mount Moran > CMC Route (5.5)
By: jcast When: Aug 10, 2012

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Comments: This climb is freakin' awesome!!!

Location: Colorado > Alpine Rock > San Juans > Uncompahgre/Big Blue Wilder... > Dunsinane Mountain
By: jcast When: May 21, 2012

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Comments: The climbing above treeline to the summit block is steep boilerplate covered with "marbles". Makes for some very focused hiking!

Location: Colorado > Gunnison > Black Canyon of the Gunniso... > South Rim Routes > Blackjack (5.10-)
By: jcast When: May 21, 2012

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Comments: Did this route this past weekend and completely blew the first pitch. We started by climbing a finger crack behind a detached tower which led to some scarcely protected face climbing. I found it much harder than 5.9. The whole time I was trying to trend left but was forced to climb upward to a large ledge with some boulders on it. This is where I realized I was completely off route but also noticed it was possible to rappel down the other side of the ledge to what is probably the top of the "rea... more >>

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