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Location: Utah > Moab Area > Castle Valley > Castleton Tower > The Ivory Tower (5.13b)
By: Matt Desenberg When: Dec 6, 2017

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Comments: Wow, this looks awesome!


Location: New Hampshire > Southern NH and Seacoast > Stonehouse Pond > Barrington Hot Pocket (5.12c/d)
By: Matt Desenberg When: Dec 2, 2017

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Comments: Something broke on this, not sure how much if affects the sequence, though. Felt similar to Luna.


Location: New Hampshire > Southern NH and Seacoast > Stonehouse Pond > We Could Eat Cereal (5.12a/b)
By: Matt Desenberg When: Oct 28, 2017

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Comments: Boulder problem above fun 5.10 climbing. I thought the crux was clipping the second bolt. Maybe closer to .12b than .12a, but maybe not.


Location: New Hampshire > Southern NH and Seacoast > Stonehouse Pond > Joke Book (5.9)
By: Matt Desenberg When: Oct 4, 2017

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Comments: Worth checking out. It was a little wet/dirty when I did it, but it was a fun climb.


Location: New Hampshire > Southern NH and Seacoast > Stonehouse Pond > Flying Squirrel aka The Dia... (5.11a)
By: Matt Desenberg When: Sep 1, 2017

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Comments: Fun climbing. The top slopers are pumpy, imo


Location: New Hampshire > Southern NH and Seacoast > Stonehouse Pond > Luna (5.12c/d)
By: Matt Desenberg When: May 25, 2017

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Comments: Two real cruxes for me at the 3rd and 4th bolt. Having a longer reach helps on the bottom section. Great, crimpy climbing!


Location: Kentucky > Red River Gorge > Indian Creek > Fibrulator (5.11b)
By: Matt Desenberg When: May 20, 2017

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Comments: I did the regular version. Tricky slab crux, but it isn't too bad once you figure it out. While it definitely gets your attention, the gear is good and the fall is clean (yes, I fell). I was able to get a bomber green alien and a green C3 right under the roof before the crux. Clip them with longer draws and you're good to go.


Location: Kentucky > Red River Gorge > Indian Creek > Crack Attack (5.9+)
By: Matt Desenberg When: May 20, 2017

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Comments: One of the nicest handcracks east of....anywhere.


Location: California > Joshua Tree National Park > Barker Dam Area > Lakeside Rock > Lakeside Rock - East Face > Father Figure (5.12d)
By: Matt Desenberg When: Apr 2, 2017

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Comments: Thanks for replacing the bolts, can't wait to try it.


Location: New York > The Gunks > The Trapps > e. The Mac Wall (Something ... > The Dangler (5.10a) > Photo
By: Matt Desenberg When: Feb 25, 2017

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Comments: This is the best picture I've seen of this route!!!


Location: New Hampshire > WM: Kancamagus (Central) > Greens Cliff > The Western Wing & Alcove > 357 aka Angel (free version... (5.13)
By: Matt Desenberg When: Feb 24, 2017

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Comments: Any updates on the anchor situation?


Location: Utah > Zion National Park > Photo
By: Matt Desenberg When: Dec 28, 2016

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Comments: Beautiful shot


Location: California > Yosemite National Park > Yosemite Valley > Leaning Tower Area > Leaning Tower > West Face (5.7 C2)
By: Matt Desenberg When: Dec 25, 2016

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Comments: What's the status of the fixed gear on this route? I've heard it's been getting more free climbing traffic in recent years and heads, etc might be missing.


Location: New York > Adirondacks > B: Chapel Pond Pass > Beer Walls > Lower Beer Wall > Turbocharge (5.10a)
By: Matt Desenberg When: Oct 29, 2016

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Comments: Yowza! I remember staying more in the center of the face and following incipient cracks to the anchor and only really merged with the corner at the very end. The climbing was pretty straightforward above the crux but the pro wasn't the greatest, from what I can remember.

Glad you are ok.


Location: New Hampshire > WM: Bartlett / Jackson Area > Eagle Mtn Cliff(Jackson) > Desenberg Brothel House (5.10a)
By: Matt Desenberg When: Aug 9, 2016

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Comments: Ha!


Location: New Hampshire > *Whitehorse Ledge > 7. The Slabs > Pathfinder (5.9 R)
By: Matt Desenberg When: Aug 8, 2016

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Comments: Went to do this today and the split block(s) at the top of pitch 3 are gone.There looked to be a bit more loose rock/debris in the area of the old belay station. Anyone climbed this recently?


Location: New Hampshire > WM: Kancamagus (Eastern) > Woodchuck Ledge > 6. The Zonkers Wall - upper... > Screaming Yellow Zonkers Cr... (5.11c)
By: Matt Desenberg When: Jul 18, 2016

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Comments: Incredibly fun. Clean fall and bomber gear everywhere


Location: New Hampshire > Southern NH and Seacoast > Stonehouse Pond > Moe Howard Died For Our Sin... (5.13a)
By: Matt Desenberg When: May 15, 2016

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Comments: Finally sent this yesterday after lots of time spent sussing out the beta. Excellent, varied, techy climbing. First 5.13! Cheers to Joe and Will for putting up this gem.


Location: New Hampshire > Southern NH and Seacoast > Stonehouse Pond > The Amazing Schlingazi (5.12a)
By: Matt Desenberg When: Apr 29, 2016

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Comments: Clipping the first four bolts of Desperation sets you up nicely for this route. Fun climbing above the overlap with big moves. Didn't use a #3, .75 fits perfectly right where you want it.


Location: New Hampshire > Southern NH and Seacoast > Stonehouse Pond > The BBB route (5.11c)
By: Matt Desenberg When: Apr 2, 2016

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Comments: The route now has three new bolts. Hopefully it is now a safer lead.


Location: New Hampshire > *Cannon Cliff > 3. Big Wall > The Ghost (5.12+)
By: Matt Desenberg When: Aug 31, 2015

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Comments: Nice job guys!!!


Location: Nevada > Southern Nevada > Red Rock > Calico Basin > Shit Howdy > Risk Brothers Roof (5.11a)
By: Matt Desenberg When: May 4, 2015

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Comments: More of a thrutch than I was expecting, but really fun climbing.


Location: California > Yosemite National Park > Yosemite Valley > Mount Watkins > South Face (5.9 C2+ PG13)
By: Matt Desenberg When: Apr 28, 2015

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Comments: How were the bolts and fixed gear? I'm planning to get on this in the spring and I've heard the ladders are in rough shape


Location: New Hampshire > *Whitehorse Ledge > 2. South Buttress > Atlantis Area > Tranquility (5.10b)
By: Matt Desenberg When: Jul 12, 2014

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Comments: Great pitch!!


Location: New Hampshire > WM: North Conway > Humphrey's Ledge > The Cake Walk Area > Above and Beyond (5.9+)
By: Matt Desenberg When: Jun 29, 2014

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Comments: Very fun!


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