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Member Since: Jul 25, 2013
Last Visit: Oct 14, 2013
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kevin parks is in the Partner Finder and is open to climbing with new people. Best times to climb: After 4pm Weekday, open weekend.
Personal: Lives in Salt Lake City, 30 years old, Male
Favorite Climbs: Ophir Canyon
Other Interests: Cycling, Backpacking, Hiking,
Personal/Favorite web site: none specified
Likes to climb: Trad, Sport, TR, Gym climbs
Trad:  Leads 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  Follows 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Sport:  Leads 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Follows 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Boulders:   V2 5+  
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I couldn't narrow down which wall this was with the current MP info. There are several bolted routes with a 30 second approach - on the south side of the canyon ( i believe one of the first crags) and across the road you have more bolted routes. The routes seem to range from 5.7ish to 5.9 and on the north side of the road there are some good 5.8ish routes that run upward along the wall (very tight in the trees) and up a small rock slide area to one or two more difficult routes. Anyway... I broke my ankle due to a loose hold/jug/boulder on the red route in the picture - The jug, (coming out of an out-cropped crack system) was on-route came loose off the wall, tumbling down on me and causing a lead fall of about 10 feet - luckily my belayer dodged the ~40lb boulder... "ROCK!" -- be careful on these routes. Otherwise an overall fun day and amazing place to climb.  kevin 
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