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Member Since: May 11, 2011
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Total Points: 273

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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: Cathedral Peak from the south; Eichorn Pinnacle is...

Cathedral Peak from the south; Eichorn Pinnacle is on the left

California > Yosemite National Park > ... > Cathedral Peak

May 11, 2011

Rock Climbing Photo: view of Casaval Ridge from campsite around 10,000 ...

view of Casaval Ridge from campsite around 10,000 feet; March 2010

California > Northeast California > Mt. Shasta

May 11, 2011

Contributed Comments

 

Location: Utah > Moab Area > Fisher Towers > The Titan > World's End (5.9 A4 X)
By: mark55401 When: Dec 29, 2012

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Comments: thanks, Jeremy, super-helpful.


Location: Alaska > Interior Alaska/Alaska Rang... > Denali National Park > Denali > Cassin Ridge (5.8 WI4) > Photo
By: mark55401 When: Mar 31, 2012

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Comments: excellent


Location: Minnesota > Barn Bluff (Red Wing) > Cyclops Area > Sleeping Bat in a Ziplock B... (5.10a/b) > Photo
By: mark55401 When: Mar 23, 2012

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Comments: probably the best shot of Red Wing climbing I've seen; nice framing of the crag


Location: Minnesota > Interstate SP (Taylors Fall... > Pot Holes Area > Slicksides (5.9+) > Photo
By: mark55401 When: Mar 22, 2012

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Comments: superb shot of what is perhaps the classic Taylors Falls boulder problem


Location: Minnesota > Tettegouche SP (North Shore... > Palisade Head ICE > Danger Blanket (WI3)
By: mark55401 When: Mar 20, 2012

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Comments: has this had a second ascent?


Location: Minnesota > Interstate SP (Taylors Fall... > Second Overlook > Digit Dance (5.7)
By: mark55401 When: Mar 19, 2012

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Comments: surprisingly fun


Location: Minnesota > Interstate SP (Taylors Fall... > Second Overlook > Flopsy (5.10a)
By: mark55401 When: Mar 19, 2012

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Comments: fun climb. pull lower roof to sort-of slab to garden-variety Taylors block-stepping. A good chance of getting pelted from the tourist deck adds to the fun


Location: Minnesota > Grand Marais Area Ice Climb... > Nightfall (WI4)
By: mark55401 When: Mar 14, 2012

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Comments: has anyone done this recently (i.e. in 2011/12)?


Location: Utah > Moab Area > Fisher Towers > The Titan > World's End (5.9 A4 X)
By: mark55401 When: Feb 27, 2012

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Comments: I don't know. Anyone know when the route was last climbed?


Location: Minnesota > Interstate SP (Taylors Fall... > Minnesota Strip > Station 62 (5.10c) > Photo
By: mark55401 When: Dec 7, 2011

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Comments: very nice shot -- totally conveys climbing on the Minnesota Strip


Location: California > High Sierra > 09 - Palisades and Surround... > Mt. Sill > Swiss Arete (5.7) > Photo
By: mark55401 When: Dec 5, 2011

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Comments: excellent photo.

what a great route.


Location: Minnesota > Tettegouche SP (North Shore... > Palisade Head > Poseidon Adventure (5.11d PG13) > Photo
By: mark55401 When: Oct 25, 2011

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Comments: Jeans, T-shirt, mocs. That's the way you do it.


Location: North America > Canada > British Columbia > Rockies > Mount Robson Provincial Par... > ... > Photo
By: mark55401 When: Sep 9, 2011

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Comments: those alpenstocks are the real deal


Location: Wisconsin > Interstate State Park > Sentinel Area > Lost Ego (5.8+)
By: mark55401 When: Jul 30, 2011

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Comments: echoing the previous comments, the crux is exiting the pod/topping out. a fun route and, at least to the pod, a good lead for newer climbers (protects well)


Location: Wyoming > Grand Teton National Park > Grand Teton > Black Ice Couloir (5.7 AI3-4) > Photo
By: mark55401 When: Jul 28, 2011

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Comments: ice looks plasticky. Nice "historical" photo (1990 was more than 20 years ago!)


Location: Minnesota > Barn Bluff (Red Wing) > Photo
By: mark55401 When: Jul 16, 2011

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Comments: nice shot, haven't seen the Bluff from that perspective. great fall colors


Location: The People of Mountain Proj... > mark55401 > Casaval Ridge, March 2010 > Photo
By: mark55401 When: Jul 12, 2011

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Comments: note the ice ax doubling as shovel shaft. every ounce counts


Location: Europe > United Kingdom > Scotland > Isle of Skye > Photo
By: mark55401 When: Jul 12, 2011

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Comments: amazing shot. Reminds me a bit of Lost Arrow Spire in Yosemite


Location: Minnesota > Tettegouche SP (North Shore... > Palisade Head > Poseidon Adventure (5.11d PG13) > Photo
By: mark55401 When: Jun 27, 2011

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Comments: beautiful shot. with the water below, this really captures the line


Location: Alaska > Interior Alaska/Alaska Rang... > Denali National Park > Denali > Cassin Ridge (5.8 WI4) > Photo
By: mark55401 When: May 17, 2011

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Comments: that has to be Huntington. amazing how small it looks from this perspective.


Location: The People of Mountain Proj... > mark55401 > Casaval Ridge, March 2010 > Photo
By: mark55401 When: May 12, 2011

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Comments: Casaval is the obvious ridge in the center


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