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All 1271 | Routes 55 | Areas 17 | Photos 189 | Page Improvements 26 | Comments 100 | Posts 142 | Stars 573 | Ratings 169
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By: JFM When: Mar 25, 2017

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Comments: Perfect! 10/10 would whip


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By: JFM When: Mar 23, 2017

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Comments: What kind or rare Pepe is this?


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By: JFM When: Mar 8, 2017

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Comments: perfect


Location: Colorado : Canon City : Shelf Road : The Bank : Poncho and the Three Perver... (5.8-)
By: JFM When: Dec 5, 2016

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Comments: Moving the anchors about 3 feet right would keep the rope from running into the little sappy tree on rappel/cleaning and rope-pulling.


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By: JFM When: Nov 28, 2016

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Comments: you can almost feel the pixels


Location: South Dakota : The Needles Of Rushmore : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Emancipation : White House Wall : ... : Photo
By: JFM When: Sep 25, 2016

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Comments: Thanks for the clarification Shannon. This is what I get for climbing stuff with no prior knowledge and using the short guidebook descriptions. Maybe that's why it felt tough...


Location: Colorado : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Across from The Bihedral ak... : Hustle (5.10c)
By: JFM When: Jul 10, 2016

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Comments: Strangely bolted - no bolts through 15 feet at the crux-bulge (though it will take a #0.4 and a 0.5 Camalot) and yet two bolts on the 12-foot 5.2 run to the anchors?


Location: Colorado : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : The Bastille : The Bastille - W Face : West Side aka West Chimney (5.7)
By: JFM When: Jul 4, 2016

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Comments: Echoing the comments of some others:

Not really difficult climbing and not a bad route (overall), but P1's 30 feet of traversing on broken, movable rock over not-so-great pro detracts from the fun of this one. There were plenty of jutting flakes with Xs on them today and plenty more that moved when touched that should have had Xs.... P2 is considerably more entertaining.


Location: Colorado : Estes Park Valley : Big Thompson Canyon : Beige Tube Area / The Narro... : Dorsal Crack Area : "Dorsal Crack" (5.5)
By: JFM When: Jun 8, 2016

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Comments: For the most part this is a 5.5, but the opening sequence is a bit strenuous for that grade.

Lots of loose stone on this route.


Location: Colorado : Lyons : St. Vrain Canyons : Middle Fork of St. Vrain Ca... : Piz Badille : ... : Photo
By: JFM When: Jun 5, 2016

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Comments: I moved the anchors over in the photo. I will adjust the beta too. Let me know if this looks more like right. Thanks, Charles.


Location: Colorado : Fort Collins : Poudre Canyon : Pine Vu : Routes
By: JFM When: May 6, 2016

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Comments: At mile 9.5 (or thereabouts), there is a dirt pull-out on the river-side of the road identifiable by the wooden stairway down to the water. Park here & walk upstream maybe 50 yards.


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By: JFM When: May 5, 2016

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Comments: What could go wrong?


Location: Colorado : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Elephant Buttresses : Second Buttress : Pine Tree Route (5.5)
By: JFM When: Mar 21, 2016

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Comments: Added a quicklink. A loop of tubular webbing on the (weirdly tied) slings indicated someone previously rapped off of the nylon.


Location: Colorado : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Shirt Tail Peak : Gambit (5.8) : Photo
By: JFM When: Mar 7, 2016

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Comments: The components are there... just deconstructed. The seat-log is down by the ladder....


Location: Colorado : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : The West Ridge : West Ridge - part A - Versc... : Allosaur (5.9 R)
By: JFM When: Nov 22, 2015

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Comments: Pink Tricam placement to the right of the manky pin.


Location: Colorado : Fort Collins : Horsetooth Reservoir : Duncan's Ridge : Photo
By: JFM When: Oct 12, 2015

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Comments: This topo is no longer accurate. There are only TR anchor bolts remaining. No bolts on the faces.


Location: Colorado : Estes Park Valley : Big Thompson Canyon : The Monastery : The Vestibule : Mystery Route (right of The... (5.9)
By: JFM When: Sep 20, 2015

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Comments: Any additional information on this route would be appreciated. It was not in the Gillett guide nor MP. The bolts look moderately new. Let me know, and we can get this entry updated with the appropriate information.


Location: Colorado : Estes Park Valley : Big Thompson Canyon : The Monastery : The Vestibule : Wes Bound (5.10a)
By: JFM When: Sep 20, 2015

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Comments: Sustained 5.9 climbing with an slightly more difficult crux. Bolts may be a bit widely spaced for a leader breaking into the grade.


Location: Colorado : Estes Park Valley : Big Thompson Canyon : Beige Tube Area / The Narro... : The Ledges : The Classic (5.8+)
By: JFM When: Sep 11, 2015

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Comments: Total length on P1 is 160-180 ft from ground to tree.
There are LOTS of LARGE loose rocks at all the belay stations. Be very careful.

Walk-off up-canyon following animal trails. The walkoff is a standard loose BTC affair.


Location: Colorado : Lyons : St. Vrain Canyons : Middle Fork of St. Vrain Ca... : Piz Badille : ... : The Ridge (5.8)
By: JFM When: Sep 5, 2015

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Comments: An enjoyable route with minimal approach. This route can be done in 4 pitches with minimal simul-climbing on the final ridge-run to the summit.

P1 to bolted anchors at 40m; P2 to just past the big pine at 60m; P3 to the false summit at 50m; P4 along the ridge and into the trees, a 70m+ run, most of which is 4th class.

The walk-off is really crappy. Do yourself a favor and take the time to find the rap bolts near the top of the route unless you really like bushwhac... more >>


Location: South Dakota : The Needles Of Rushmore : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Emancipation : White House Wall : ... : Photo
By: JFM When: Aug 31, 2015

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Comments: Register canister was breached, filled with water. Memo pad was rotting as was broken pencil nub. Removed 8-30-15. All pages with writing photographed and uploaded here. Last entry is ca 1996-98.


Location: South Dakota : The Needles Of Rushmore : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Emancipation : White House Wall : ... : Photo
By: JFM When: Aug 31, 2015

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Comments: Summit register canister was broken and filled with smelly water. Ziplock bag was breached and the memo pad was crumpled with stuck-together pages. Entire package was removed 8-30-15. Photos to document contents of log were made & uploaded here.


Location: South Dakota : Spearfish Canyon : Shadowlands : The Green Mile : We Were Just Horny (5.10-)
By: JFM When: Aug 28, 2015

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Comments: If this is what I attempted to climb today, it seems that a (foot) hold has broken off on the moves below the 4th bolt. This puts the route out of the 10- range, in my opinion.


Location: Utah : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Supercrack Buttress : Supercrack of the Desert (5.10) : Photo
By: JFM When: Apr 3, 2015

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Comments: The plaque is busted up in pieces now :( Alas.


Location: Utah : Moab Area : Potash Road : Wall Street : Mini Skirt (5.9+) : Photo (Copy)
By: JFM When: Mar 20, 2015

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Comments: Mini Skirt climbs the bolt line adjacent to the corner-crack. It begins at the vertical seam pictured above and jogs to the left at a ledge about halfway up the route.


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