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Areas = 15
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Location: Colorado > Boulder > Boulder Canyon > Elephant Buttresses > Third Buttress > Standard Route (5.7+)
By: Mitchell Rhodes When: Feb 6, 2013

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Comments: Yesterday morning I on-sight soloed this route. After warming up on East Slab, I hiked down and approached the Elephant Buttress. Balancing my way down the pipe, I found myself at what I assumed to be the beginning. I booted up and entered the relatively dicey movement into and over the small, initial roof. Once up the thin, fun crack and over the second small roof, I was let loose onto the slab that coincided the crux roof. My first attempt of the roof was thwarted by the lack of vision. My con... more >>

Location: Colorado > Boulder > Boulder Canyon > The Dome > The Owl (5.7+)
By: Mitchell Rhodes When: Jan 24, 2013

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Comments: Yesterday I on-sight free soloed this route. After soloing the slab for the second time and on-sighting the leftmost problem on the East Boulder, therefore finishing the boulder's problems in the on-sight, no-crash pad style, I began up the Owl. Cruising and criss-crossing, I traversed right confronting the "chickenheads". With a quick jerk and snag, I latched a distant knob. My right foot then naturally slid urgently to the lower knob. Pulling over I felt relieved. This initial sequence was ove... more >>

Location: Colorado > Boulder > Boulder Canyon > The Dome > East Slab (5.6)
By: Mitchell Rhodes When: Dec 15, 2012

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Comments: Today I on-sight free soloed this route directly. Pulling the roof was awesome. Graciously grabbing both sides of an amazing horn of rock that points ever abruptly down towards the void, my soul told me to cut feet, so I released, stabbed the ledge with my foot and felt dynamic perfection, rested, then continued onwards to the finish. Despite my belief that cruxing is almost completely self-imposed, I think I inevitably had a few edgy moments when the cracks die, just for a few feet, where I had... more >>

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