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Member Since: Jan 4, 2008
Last Visit: Sep 29, 2014
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Total Points: 710

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

Where has Jon Lauters been climbing?


All 120 | Routes 49 | Areas 14 | Approach Trails | Photos 2 | Page Improvements | Comments 7 | Posts 7 | Stars 39 | Ratings 2

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Location: Iowa : Indian Bluffs
By: Jon Lauters When: Jul 1, 2009

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Comments: Hey Ryan,

There is an outdated general guidebook for Eastern Iowa. I have a copy/plus some other material on the area you can have if you like. I'm not sure how useful the guide is, as by the time I came across it, I knew my way around most the places in Iowa. I know IB pretty well, even crimpandpeel's super cool Blue Groove Wall. Sadly I don't have a whole lot of time left in Iowa before I move. IB is much nicer in the fall when the veg dies. There is hunting allowed on the land as well, so du... more >>

Location: Iowa : Indian Bluffs : Photo
By: Jon Lauters When: Jun 15, 2009

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Comments: flavor blasted spermicide heard anything from 5.9-5.10a

Location: Iowa : Pictured Rocks : Wild Iowa Wall : Photo
By: Jon Lauters When: Apr 29, 2009

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Comments: actually from the prominent right crack bird two routes to the left.

Location: Iowa : Pictured Rocks : Windy Point : The Dispossessed (5.9)
By: Jon Lauters When: Mar 27, 2009

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Comments: I have heard you can place some gear on this route in addition to clipping bolts. Guessing tricams in pockets.

Location: Iowa : Pictured Rocks
By: Jon Lauters When: Sep 16, 2008

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Comments: A few updates:
There is no longer overnight camping allowed at Pictured Rocks or open fires.

This Saturday (September 20th) is the annual Pictured Rocks Adopt-A-Crag cleanup show up for some trail work, a gear raffle and some climbing!

Location: Iowa : Pictured Rocks
By: Jon Lauters When: Apr 3, 2008

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Comments: Thanks for the comments, glad to help. Hope to see some more pictures posted as things warm up and we are all getting out.

Location: Iowa : Pictured Rocks
By: Jon Lauters When: Jan 6, 2008

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Comments: A lot of this information is just ported over from There was nothing for Iowa listed, and I noticed that no current Iowa residences had spoken up in regards to two posts asking info about Iowa climbing.

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