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Location: New Hampshire > *Rumney > The Prudential > Unknown (5.8) > Photo
By: lee hansche When: Sep 23, 2016

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Comments: Interesting angle is all ;)


Location: New Hampshire > *Rumney > Summit Cliff (The Highlands... > The Guardian (5.12b/c)
By: lee hansche When: Sep 17, 2016

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Comments: Thanks Eli, I had a lot of time hanging up there to think up the tale haha.


Location: New Hampshire > *Rumney > 5.8 Crag > Pump Up the Volume (5.12b)
By: lee hansche When: Sep 14, 2016

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Comments: Nothing is "off route" if you can reach the bolts from it. Hope that helps.


Location: New Hampshire > *Rumney > Main Cliff Right > Get a Grip (5.12a)
By: lee hansche When: Sep 11, 2016

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Comments: hahaha eric. I'm only 6'2" :P


Location: New Hampshire > *Rumney > New Wave > Weevil Knevil (5.12a)
By: lee hansche When: Sep 11, 2016

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Comments: after teaching my clinics at the Rumney Rendezvous this past Saturday I grabbed a quick run on Weevil Knevil... good times!



Location: New Hampshire > WM: Waterville Valley > Welch and Dickie Area > Dickey Ledge > South America Wall > Little Orphan Angry (5.12c)
By: lee hansche When: Sep 8, 2016

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Comments: You're on to me! haha
yeah, Little Orphan Angry was a real puzzle to put together.

That seam is at the top of my wish list. It is painful but the crux is finding it dry ;)


Location: New Hampshire > *Rumney > Main Cliff Right > Get a Grip (5.12a)
By: lee hansche When: Sep 8, 2016

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Comments: I'll try to catch some video of it at some point. Mostly tricky footwork.


Location: New Hampshire > WM: Waterville Valley > Welch and Dickie Area > Dickey Ledge > South America Wall > South America Flake (5.11-)
By: lee hansche When: Sep 6, 2016

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Comments: Today while belaying my second, the hanger on the first bolt fell off... I noticed it was loose on the way up, but didn't expect that.... I plan to fix it next time I'm up there.


Location: New Hampshire > WM: Waterville Valley > Welch and Dickie Area > Dickey Ledge > South America Wall > Little Orphan Angry (5.12c)
By: lee hansche When: Sep 6, 2016

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Comments: After a few days of working on it, today I managed to send this old seemingly abandoned project.
I gave 'er a name, took a stab at the grade and updated the description.

The old "Seeping Crack 5.9?" description is no longer. Turned out to be harder and way more entertaining than it looked :)


Location: New Hampshire > *Rumney > New Wave > Vallee Daze (5.12a)
By: lee hansche When: Sep 4, 2016

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Comments: A bit of butt-shot footage of me taking a lap on Vallee-D. A really great climb!



Location: New Hampshire > *Rumney > The Prudential > The Practice (5.12c)
By: lee hansche When: Aug 23, 2016

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Comments: Yes I recommend you belay from the ground.


Location: New Hampshire > *Rumney > Yellowknife Buttress > Juno (5.10b)
By: lee hansche When: Aug 21, 2016

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Comments: After climbing it again I downgraded it a bit from my original proposed grade. I think the rain helped clean off the dust and made it feet a little grittier. Super fun low end 5.10.


Location: New Hampshire > *Rumney > Main Cliff Right > Charity Toad (5.9)
By: lee hansche When: Aug 21, 2016

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Comments: By gear I meant slings and locking biners. Sorry if that wasnt clear. I guess I can be more specific. I'll take care of it.


Location: New Hampshire > *Rumney > Summit Cliff (The Highlands... > Corax crack (5.7)
By: lee hansche When: Aug 20, 2016

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Comments: It was a really nice treat to discover a new true crack climb at Rumney! And one at a grade that most people can enjoy too. I do hope that some of you Rumney folks get out there to check it out. I know that bolts make people more likely to get on stuff out there but this one would be a tragedy to bolt. It's perfect just the way it is.


Location: New Hampshire > *Rumney > Armed and Dangerous Area (M... > Green Mile (5.9)
By: lee hansche When: Aug 5, 2016

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Comments: I think I did it on gear but that doesn't mean its a good idea ;)


Location: New Hampshire > *Rumney > Apocalypse Walls > Bad Seed (5.12d)
By: lee hansche When: Aug 5, 2016

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Comments: Great news Will! I was just thinking I would ask around if it had been done in recent memory.
I was also thinking of hanging a long draw off of the 3rd so thanks for confirming that as a good plan.


Location: New Hampshire > *Rumney > Orange Crush > Lions and Tigers and Bears (5.11b)
By: lee hansche When: Aug 4, 2016

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Comments: For what it's worth: I noticed no difference in difficulty but I did have to choose a new left hand hold to start. To be clear the missing hold is when your feet are still on or near the ground, the moves around the corner seemed exactly the same. Still a great start to a great 5.11, and/or a "moderate" intro to the harder stuff that shares this start.


Location: Colorado > Boulder > Flatirons > North > First Flatiron > Butterfly (5.6 R)
By: lee hansche When: Jul 22, 2016

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Comments: Adventurous route finding, classic slab runouts, and just enough loose rock to make it exciting. A really fun outing. There were 3 parties on the Direct Route, and we were able to get around all of them and top out alone. Might be a good plan for proficient parties looking to avoid a traffic jam.


Location: Wyoming > Devil's Tower > South and East Faces > Soler (5.9)
By: lee hansche When: Jul 22, 2016

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Comments: With all the talk of this being a finger crack I was surprised to find there were quite a few hands/thin hands sections. The fingers were wide for the most part with a couple of good solid locks thrown in, a tips move or two at the top. Great variety really, not what I was expecting from what I had read but every bit as fun as promised.


Location: Wyoming > Devil's Tower > South and East Faces > Soler (5.9)
By: lee hansche When: Jul 22, 2016

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Comments: P1 of Soler was the best pitch of my trip out there. Long and stellar!


Location: New Hampshire > *Pawtuckaway > Boulder Natural > The Storm Boulders > Project (V14 X) > Photo
By: lee hansche When: Jul 6, 2016

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Comments: hahahaha hahaha ha


Location: New Hampshire > WM: Waterville Valley > Welch and Dickie Area > Dickey Ledge > The Dark Side > Butt Scum (5.10)
By: lee hansche When: Jun 26, 2016

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Comments: Overall a decent route but the crux felt... Yucky... Reachy and off balance... My second is a very solid 5.10 climber but couldn't make the reaches... Even with my long reach I was at extension and it felt hard for 5.10...


Location: New Hampshire > *Rumney > Orange Crush > Orangahang (5.12a/b) > Photo
By: lee hansche When: Jun 24, 2016

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Comments: Nice! so few people bother with footwork on this climb but I always stem it out.


Location: New Hampshire > WM: Waterville Valley > Welch and Dickie Area > Dickey Ledge > The Dark Side > Mojo Risin (5.11)
By: lee hansche When: Jun 21, 2016

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Comments: Great fun! Looks like it took a lot of cleaning so, nice work! Well protected and interesting the whole way. A great test of kneebar skills.


Location: New Hampshire > WM: Waterville Valley > Welch and Dickie Area > Dickey Ledge > The Dark Side > Hermits Hideout (5.11)
By: lee hansche When: Jun 21, 2016

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Comments: What a wild route! Adventurous and tough as nails. I agree with the 5.11 grade for sure. I had heard 5.10 and was caught a little off guard being a little wasted from hard climbing yesterday. Anyway, onsighted by the skin of my teeth and found it quite fun!


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