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Member Since: Jan 9, 2005
Last Visit: Nov 20, 2016
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Total Points: 85

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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3

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Location: Oregon : Mt. Hood : Coethedral
By: Plaidman When: May 31, 2012

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Comments: Good times at Coethedral last weekend. New routes are being worked on. Climbing is being done. Mike my partner and I got on "Better Than Sex", "Rad,Plaid,and Glad", and "Coecoenut Bridge". Knobs have been tested and found to be in good shape.

The snow has melted all the way to the parking lot to Coethedral and their is no snow on the cliff bands above the climbs. The rock was dry and it is ready for another fun summer season.

I camped right in the parking lot and had the place all to myself f... more >>

Location: Colorado
By: Plaidman When: Dec 25, 2010

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Comments: Done it. Great project for a great, man!!

Location: Oregon : Central Oregon : Smith Rock : (u) Red Wall : Moscow (5.6)
By: Plaidman When: May 7, 2010

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Comments: I would concur with the above comment. There are no chain anchors on the route. I brought a #4 Camalot and used it in the wide crack on the 2nd pitch. Two would be over kill I think. I also found a red tricam placement on the right high on the wall above the wide crack just before the finish at the top pitch 2. Tricams are the bomb at Smith in some of the pockets.

Awesome route. Just finished it with my new partner. We topped out just as the light dimmmed into nothingness. The walk off w... more >>

Location: Oregon : Mt. Hood : Bulo Point : Black Market Organ Donor (5.9 PG13)
By: Plaidman When: Aug 15, 2009

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Comments: Way hard of the left. I would use the right side option for the start.

Location: Oregon : Central Oregon : Smith Rock : (u) Red Wall : Super Slab (5.6)
By: Plaidman When: May 17, 2009

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Comments: Be careful of the hollow flakes on the first pitch. It reminded me of climbing in Garden of The Gods in Colorado. Pull down not out and they may hold.

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