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Approach Trails = 4
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Location: New York > The Gunks > The Trapps > c. Frog's Head - the Arch > City Lights (5.8-)
By: reddirt When: Jun 8, 2009

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Comments: So is stemming the tree at the start considered off route : P
I'm trying to envision the FA's doing the start in sneakers...

Location: West Virginia > Seneca Rocks > South End > Candy Corner (5.6)
By: reddirt When: Jun 8, 2009

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Comments: A really ideal place to introduce someone to trad. Plenty of places to put gear so the 2nd can practice cleaning. Helmets are very necessary as there always seems to be rockfall if there are parties above on other routes (ie Skyline Traverse).

Location: Wyoming > Grand Teton National Park > Disappointment Peak > Irene's Arete (5.8)
By: reddirt When: Oct 3, 2008

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Comments: Approach from caves: aim for the lower set of pines. Sounds vague but might make more sense when looking at the route from the caves. I'll try to post a picture of what I mean.

Descent: go for the 2nd gulley (a leisurely 30-60 min walk)& try not to let the sight of rap rings lure you into the 1st gulley (annoying, somewhat bushwhacky & can take twice as long). However, if you end up in the first gulley, you won't be the 1st nor last to make this little faux pas as there are raps down thi... more >>

Location: New Hampshire > * Ice and Mixed Climbing > Frankenstein Ice Climbs
By: reddirt When: Mar 19, 2008

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Comments: Frankenstein is to ice climbing what Stately Pleasure Dome is to rock climbing... practically drive though (ok, Frankenstein actually has a short approach, it's not quite fall out of your car & start belaying).

no sense in reinventing the wheel. More beta at

also click around on, chauvinguides.

Location: Utah > Moab Area > Indian Creek > Reservoir Wall > Pente (5.11-)
By: reddirt When: Sep 27, 2007

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Comments: Bring a heaping helping of #1 camalots

Indian Creek virgin on the east coast here... what constitutes a "heaping helping"?

Location: Colorado > Alpine Rock > RMNP - Rock
By: reddirt When: Sep 19, 2007

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Comments: Perhaps it'd be helpful if this section was filed as:

All Locations > Colorado > RMNP?

Location: North Carolina > Looking Glass Rock
By: reddirt When: Dec 13, 2006

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Comments: so you're wondering, what the hell are ^^eyebrows^^ ??

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