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

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Location: California : Sierra Eastside : Bishop Area : Pine Creek Canyon : Three Hour Buttress : Three Hour Arete (5.10b/c)
By: Norm Larson When: May 15, 2017

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Comments: Whether you think it's a classic or not this a fun route. very fun. Leave the gear at the top of pitch two. I wasn't sure if it was mixed or just bolts up there and dragged the unnecessary gear with me but there are bolts aplenty. Enjoy.

Location: Idaho : South Idaho : Castle Rocks : South Hills : The Duke Complex : Get 'er Done (5.10b PG13)
By: Norm Larson When: Jun 18, 2016

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Comments: Great route and well bolted. Pretty stout though. I think I'd have to give it a 10c rating. Hard start and then another cruxy spot up around the 4-5th bolts. Cool hard to read moves.

Location: Idaho : South Idaho : Castle Rocks : Castle Rock : Hostess Gully - West Corrid... : El Castleton (5.10a PG13)
By: Norm Larson When: Apr 3, 2016

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Comments: When I did this route I started up numbshull and then worked my way over to the crack. I don't remember it being too dicey that way. Made for a nice long pitch that way.

Location: Idaho : South Idaho : Castle Rocks : South Hills : Bracksiek's Pillar : Mid-Eye Collision (5.10a/b)
By: Norm Larson When: Aug 12, 2014

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Comments: Great movement on this one. You'll use a lot of different techniques to get up it. Take a 3/4" to 1" cam to protect it.

Location: Idaho : South Idaho : City of Rocks : Great Wall : Three Star Corner (5.10a)
By: Norm Larson When: Oct 25, 2013

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Comments: I can't believe I never knew of this route till the other day. What a great 9+/10a crack. Definitely one of the best cracks at the city. As much as I like thin slice or bloodyfingers they are really mostly face routes with cracks. Not this one. The crux for me was the first few moves getting in to the crack. Funky anchor off right on the slab but it's easy to get to really once you see it. Wish this crack was longer but that's not unusual at the city to wish for more. Go do it you won't be disa... more >>

Location: Wyoming : Jackson Hole : Rock Springs Buttress : Triple Roofs (5.9+)
By: Norm Larson When: Jul 11, 2010

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Comments: I used to work for JHMG in the 70's and 80's and lived in a tent cabin out at the base of Apres Vous. Rock Springs buttress was our guides favorite place to work and also crag on our days off. We all did a lot of routes there BITD. complete with tower 3 stops whenever we wanted. I believe that Jim Donini, Chuck Satterfield, and I (Norm Larson) were the first to climb this route in 1978. I led the first pitch, Donini led the roof pitch. I asked all the other guides if they knew of a previous as... more >>

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