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Member Since: Feb 6, 2010
Last Visit: Dec 30, 2016
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Point Rank: # 26,345
Total Points: 5

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



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Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Rock Climbing Photo: The Molar back in pin pounding days

The Molar back in pin pounding days

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Mescalito (5.9+ A3)

Feb 6, 2010

Contributed Comments

 

Location: California : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : El Capitan : Mescalito (5.9+ A3)
By: Mark Herndon When: Feb 6, 2010

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Comments: 1982. Took a massive pin rack and a zillion heads, but wasn't too hard. I can't fathom that it goes clean. There was near zero fixed gear on it then and it might have been done a couple of times that summer. It still looked mint.

I jugged the Bismark and the rope angled back deep into the crack to the anchors. So I just laybacked the thing. It has a good edge and if it was in C4, children could do it.


Location: Oklahoma : Wichita Wildlife Refuge : Mount Scott : Upper Mount Scott : Roof Crack (5.9+)
By: Mark Herndon When: Feb 6, 2010

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Comments: I soloed the FA's of this one and Roof Corner to the right in about twenty minutes. Jon Frank was there and gave them lame names. Never thought anyone would even do these things back then. I rated them both .10a. Had to climb up and down Roof Crack a couple of times to milk the handjams right. Way harder than Hobbit Roof in JTree, but almost identical.

I wanted to name them Crack of Noon (roof) and Piece of Crack (corner). The corner one is kind of awkward and crappy. Piece of Crap would also b... more >>


Contributed Stars

Name Quality Location

Hobbit Roof 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Blob - West Face

Contributed Ratings

Name Established Rating Suggested Rating Location

Hobbit Roof

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Blob - West Face

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