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Member Since: Jan 1, 2001
Last Visit: Dec 2, 2002
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Point Rank: # 7,564
Total Points: 70

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



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All 22 | Routes 7 | Areas | Approach Trails | Photos | Page Improvements | Comments 8 | Posts | Stars 7 | Ratings

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Location: Colorado > South Platte > Cathedral Spires Area > The Dome > Look out, Sarah! (5.10b)
By: Lyle Monzyk When: Dec 2, 2002

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Comments: Hah. Nice name on the climb. There was a nice body sized flake that was wedged in the upper crack. It gave you respite from a small section of OW. When I climbed to the flake it was moving! Luckily we both didn't dislodge it until we were past it. Now the climb has 15 feet+ of OW moves. It made a nice booming crash. Great lead on the climb, Toby.

Lyle


Location: Colorado > South Platte > Turkey Rocks > Turkey Rock > Straw Turkey (5.10a)
By: Lyle Monzyk When: Aug 15, 2002

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Comments: Please help with the FA, was it Mr. Dunn, or Mr. Wiggins?


Location: Colorado > Canon City > Shelf Road > The Bank > Unusual Weather (5.11c)
By: Lyle Monzyk When: Jan 8, 2002

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Comments: This climb deserves three stars, it is excellent. The opening move is a hard mantle then it is Shelf climbing at its best with great pockets, and fun edging. There seems to be a mini-crux at the upper crack that is thin and powerful.


Location: Colorado > Estes Park Valley > Lumpy Ridge > The Book > J-Crack Slab Area > J-Crack (5.9+)
By: Lyle Monzyk When: Jan 7, 2002

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Comments: Has anyone tried to aid the 11b crack? I'm wondering because I've done the 9 traverse, but I would rather not do it again.


Location: Colorado > San Luis Valley > Witches' Canyon > Main Canyon > Razor Hueco Arete - aka Raz... (5.10a)
By: Lyle Monzyk When: Jan 3, 2002

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Comments: Wow. I guess I was way right, meaning on the arete. I remember that clip being a bit dicey for someone who leads at the 10a level. It is a fun route. One should definitely try it.


Location: Colorado > San Luis Valley > Witches' Canyon > Main Canyon > Razor Hueco Arete - aka Raz... (5.10a)
By: Lyle Monzyk When: Dec 18, 2001

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Comments: I believe this route is only 2 stars, because the last bolt on this route is way off route. The huecos and 10a climbing keep you on the arete, while the last bolt pulls you 7 feet to the right.


Location: Colorado > San Luis Valley > Witches' Canyon > Main Canyon > Drugs Are Nice (5.10a)
By: Lyle Monzyk When: Dec 12, 2001

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Comments: This a great route. It starts with easy climbing to a fun-awkward-balancy mantle, then finishes on a good slab. The climb seems a bit stiff for the grade.


Location: Colorado > Canon City > Shelf Road > Sand Gulch > Contest Wall > Porkus Non Grata (5.11a)
By: Lyle Monzyk When: Oct 12, 2001

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Comments: This is a superb route. Technical and sustained moves throuhout on good pockets with long reaches. For a 10+ this is a must do climb!! It deserves three stars.


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