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Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : The Arizona Strip : Dutchman's Draw : Phalanx of Will
By: pooch When: Dec 1, 2016

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Comments: Sticking very strictly to the mileage listed in the guidebook to make our turns we were actually able to navigate our way out there without a hitch, in a mid-sized rental nonetheless! Not sure if I'd have driven my own vehicle that far or not tho... Anyhoo, we were able to park just before the wash starts. The hike in took longer than we thought, just stick to the main wash which navigates around I believe 4 big turns before you can spot it up high on the left side of the can... more >>


Location: UT : Zion National Park : West Temple : Southwest Ridge (5.7)
By: pooch When: Apr 1, 2016

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Comments: A full day of slogging up steep terrain, literal mountains of loose rock, and dizzying exposure on extremely narrow terrain is rewarded with incredible views. Totally worth it. Look around and you'll find some raps avail to bypass the cruxes on descent. Only used a 0.3 & 0.4 cam and a few slings on the only real pitch, but brought up to #1, a few med nuts and one strand of a 70m half rope (short pitch). The second of the three bolts encountered is jacked, partially pulled out & angled.


Location: ID : City of Rocks : Elephant Rock : Elephant Rock - East : Columbian Crack (5.7)
By: pooch When: Sep 16, 2014

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Comments: regarding the lone bolt 40ft from the top- clipping a short draw to it keeps your rope from walking gear below it in too far...


Location: UT : Saint George : Snow Canyon State Park : Island In The Sky : Circus Wall : Cloudwalker (5.10a)
By: pooch When: Oct 2, 2013

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Comments: As of 9/25/13 the anchor bolts on the final pitch are very wobbly (not just loose). A 70m will not safely get you back to the ledge from the actual summit. If you read the comments for "pygmy alien", Caleb has a good description for the walk-off.