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Location: UT : Wasatch Range : The Hinterlands : South-Facing Wall : Rise and Shine (5.6)
By: Perin Blanchard When: Nov 27, 2016

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Comments: FA rated as 5.6. I'd call it 5.8.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : The Hinterlands : South-Facing Wall : Sunday in the Park (5.10b)
By: Perin Blanchard When: Nov 27, 2016

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Comments: The FA rated this 5.10b and it probably is if you stay close to the bolt line.

However, what feels to me like a more natural line stays somewhat more in the corner to the left of the bolt line and if you climb it that way it's probably more like 5.9.


Location: UT : San Rafael Swell : San Rafael Swell - South : Long Dong Silver Area : Angel of Death (A3)
By: Perin Blanchard When: Nov 25, 2016

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Comments: I'm glad someone is crazy enough to do this stuff.


Location: UT : Saint George : Utah Hills : Woodbury Road Crags : Kelly's Rock : Demagogue (5.7)
By: Perin Blanchard When: Nov 19, 2016

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Comments: Yes. In the Limestone Bible it's K2.


Location: UT : Saint George : Utah Hills : Woodbury Road Crags : Kelly's Rock : Unknown 1 (5.6)
By: Perin Blanchard When: Nov 19, 2016

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Comments: Number 6 in Limestone Bible. No name, just 5.9 for the rating.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Rock Canyon : Green Monster Slab : Green Monster (5.9) : Photo
By: Perin Blanchard When: Nov 17, 2016

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Comments: Mostly because the wearer is a klutz.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : American Fork Canyon : Grey Cliffs Picnic Area : The Shame Wall : ... : Photo
By: Perin Blanchard When: Jul 2, 2016

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Comments: She is.

:-)


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Rock Canyon : The Kitchen : Left Corner (5.9) : Photo
By: Perin Blanchard When: Jun 11, 2016

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Comments: Moved.


Location: UT : Moab Area : La Sal Mountains : Lower Dakota Crag : Good Times Wall : 867-5309 (5.8+)
By: Perin Blanchard When: Jun 3, 2016

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Comments: Did you mean



Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Rock Canyon : Bolt Slab : Dazed and Refused (5.11d)
By: Perin Blanchard When: Mar 27, 2016

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Comments: "The team in charge" would rather respect the history of the route.

Climb the crack however you want.

However, if you want to climb the .11d named Dazed and Refused as established by Pedersen and Dahneke, then you'll need to artificially avoid the eliminates.

In antediluvian Rock Canyon a number of routes were established with rules to make the routes harder. This was done in those days because the climbers were looking to push themselves into harder grades that the local rock didn't... more >>


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Rock Canyon : Galaxy Area : Apollo Wall
By: Perin Blanchard When: Mar 8, 2016

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Comments: Perin doesn't care. Go get it.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Castle Valley : Sister Superior Group : Jah Man (5.10c)
By: Perin Blanchard When: Oct 31, 2015

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Comments:
Rock Climbing Photo: Sister Superior summit.
Sister Superior summit.

Plenty big.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : American Fork Canyon : Unknown Pleasures : Oni (5.11c)
By: Perin Blanchard When: Oct 26, 2015

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Comments: @Melissa: Darren Knezek at Mountainworks in Provo can give you specifics; however, I'm pretty sure the extension hasn't yet been sent. I gave it a run once and it was 5.really-hard. Darren has worked on it a few times.

The direct line was put up by Darren; I sent it to the first anchors at what I thought was probably .11c or d; that could change as more stuff falls off.


Location: UT : Saint George : Utah Hills : Woodbury Road Crags : Black and Tan : Idiosyncratic Feedback Mech... (5.11b)
By: Perin Blanchard When: Oct 24, 2015

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Comments: This is in the latest Goss guide at .11b (so I gave it the correct name and changed the entry's rating from 12-). I did it and .11b seems about right.

Also, the line to the left (House of Cards, .12a) doesn't share the start.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Rock Canyon : Bad Bananas : Bad Bananas (5.11d PG13) : Photo
By: Perin Blanchard When: Apr 7, 2015

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Comments: Mark Ward Tribute, .12b


Location: UT : House Range : Notch Peak : Book of Saturday (5.11a R) : Photo
By: Perin Blanchard When: Sep 14, 2014

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Comments: This is the "book" pitch 7.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : American Fork Canyon : Unknown Pleasures
By: Perin Blanchard When: Aug 21, 2014

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Comments: In this case "unfinished" means that the lines are bolted but not yet fully cleaned. Might be dangerous to climb.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : American Fork Canyon : Narcolepsy
By: Perin Blanchard When: Jul 25, 2014

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Comments: Blame the Ruckmans.

(It's named Narcolepsy in their AF guide.)


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : American Fork Canyon
By: Perin Blanchard When: Jun 4, 2014

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Comments: The towers on the north side are all in the Lone Peak Wilderness area, so it's unlikely that there are any routes, and even more unlikely that there ever will be.


Location: UT : Saint George : Crawdad Canyon / Veyo : Photo
By: Perin Blanchard When: May 9, 2014

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Comments: Whoosh...


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Rock Canyon : Red Slab
By: Perin Blanchard When: May 1, 2014

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Comments: The green line in the photo is the standard path (and yes, somebody chopped the bolts and the attached fixed line along that path a few years ago).

It's possible to bushwhack up the north (left side) but it's probably equally difficult and less pleasant.


Location: UT : Saint George : Prophesy Wall : The Soffit of Jericho (5.9)
By: Perin Blanchard When: Jan 30, 2014

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Comments: Yes.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Fisher Towers : Kingfisher
By: Perin Blanchard When: Dec 9, 2013

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Comments: A discussion of certain bolts on the Kingfisher has been moved to a forum thread here: Kingfisher bolts


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : American Fork Canyon : Forgotten Trails : Photo
By: Perin Blanchard When: Oct 8, 2013

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Comments: There is now a route between 5 and 6.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : American Fork Canyon : Serenity : Persephone : Hero Of Canton (5.11a)
By: Perin Blanchard When: Sep 22, 2013

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Comments: Answer: Poor rock.


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