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Member Since: May 14, 2002
Last Visit: Feb 24, 2004
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Point Rank: # 14,063
Total Points: 25

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



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Contributions


All 9 | Routes 2 | Areas | Approach Trails | Photos 1 | Page Improvements | Comments 4 | Posts | Stars 2 | Ratings

Contributed Routes

Name Rating Type Location Date

Bird of Fire

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (402)

Trad, 1 pitch, 80'

California > Joshua Tree National Park > ... > Isles in the Sky

May 14, 2002

Invisibility Lessons

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (185)

Trad, 1 pitch, 80'

California > Joshua Tree National Park > ... > Future Games Rock

May 14, 2002

Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Rock Climbing Photo: Mike Kidner heads up Bird Of Fire. Photo: Shana La...

Mike Kidner heads up Bird Of Fire. Photo: Shana Lauer

California > Joshua Tree National Park > ... > Bird of Fire (5.10a)

Jul 2, 2002

Contributed Comments

 

Location: California > Joshua Tree National Park > The Outback > Peyote Cracks Formation > Peyote Cracks Formation - W... > Left Peyote Crack (5.10d PG13)
By: Mike Kidner When: Feb 24, 2004

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Comments: More of a boulder problem to an easy solo to exit than a route. The hard bit is getting up the first 10 ft. A thin layback in a corner, leads to a larger crack. People tell me a hold has broken and that it is harder then 5.10 now, this made me feel much better about how hard it felt to do.


Location: California > Joshua Tree National Park > Sheep Pass Area > Saddle Rocks Area > Saddle Rocks > ... > Space Mountain (5.10b)
By: Mike Kidner When: Oct 31, 2002

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Comments: Protect the crawl out to the first bolt by a cam in the crack on the left. You have to shuffle back and clean it after clipping the bolt otherwise you'll be stopped dead in your tracks from rope drag. A top climb. Always a good hold when you need one.


Location: California > Joshua Tree National Park > Echo Rock Area > Echo Rock > Echo Rock - South Face > Swept Away (5.11a)
By: Mike Kidner When: Oct 31, 2002

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Comments: Rope drag is hell if done in one pitch. Definitely split it into two. A manky old bolt proects the very delicate slab moves to gain the crack on the second pitch. So it's as much a psycological challenge as a physical one. Rap from the top on a single rope.


Location: California > Joshua Tree National Park > Echo Rock Area > Echo Rock > Echo Rock - West Face > Heart and Sole (5.10a)
By: Mike Kidner When: Oct 31, 2002

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Comments: The first bolt is tricky to get to, you can put a small cam behind the flake but it won't keep you off the floor. Beautiful slabby moves lead to a secure and fun layback.


Contributed Stars

Name Quality Location

Bird of Fire 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

California > Joshua Tree National Park > ... > Isles in the Sky

Invisibility Lessons 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

California > Joshua Tree National Park > ... > Future Games Rock

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